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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Olicana Smooth

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Enamorte - License and Tubes available at Creative Design Outlet

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250 ... Paste your Tube as a New Layer

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Wall Paper(rotate) ... default settings

Edit> Repeat Copies ... same settings as before

 

 

Crop Image 600x250

Adjust> Blur> Radial Blur ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with Black ... Selections> Select None

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Tiling(angle) ... change the Tile Gap to 2

Image> Flip ... Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the original layer

Rename this layer Flux

 

 

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Top layer and rename it Squares ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Activate the Flux layer ... Hit DELETE once on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None

Change this layers Blend Mode to Soft Light ... Duplicate this layer twice for a total of three

Activate the Flux layer

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Copy of Flux layer

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Activate the Copy (2) of Flux layer
Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Hide the 2 top Flux layers for now

 

 

Activate the Squares layer and change it's Blend mode to Soft Light

Paste your Tube as a New Layer, position in the Middle of your Tag (see my sample tag for reference)

Layers> Duplicate

 

 

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... same settings as earlier

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow ... Activate the bottom Tube layer

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Line ... change the Number to a suitable amount (I changed it to 6)

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this layer with Black ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down

Activate the bottom Tube layer again and change it's Blend Mode to Luminance or Luminance(L)

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Using any Method you like make a Selection going from the left side of your Tag to the middle of your Tube like so

 

 

With the bottom Tube layer still active Hit DELETE once on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None

Activate the top Tube layer ...Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill this layer with Black ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 2 ... Hit DELETE once on your keyboard

Selections> Select None ... Duplicate this layer once then activate the Original layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... same settings as before but change the Glow Radius to 1

 

 

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Duplicate layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Add Copyrights and your Name ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

 

 

 

ANIMATING

Now open Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Return to PSP hide the Flux layer and unhide the Copy of Flux layer

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged



Go back to Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP hide the Copy of Flux layer and unhide the Copy (2) of Flux layer

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

And that's it. All that's left is to save your Tag ... If you wish to Preview it first View> Animation

 

 

 

Here is another example also using the artwork of Enamorte

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Tutorial written on the 3rd of November 2013

©David Hanslip