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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Studio Lettering-Swing

Tube & Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Ed Mironiuk - License and Tubes available at Creative Design Outlet

 

Filters:

xero/Porcelain *Optional*

Greg's Factory Output vol. II/Pool Shadow

 

 

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 above

 

 

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Clip to Canvas

Image> Crop to Selection

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

 

 

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Colorize ... with the following settings

 

Effects> Texture Effects> Tiles ... with the following settings

 

 

Change your Foreground to the Metallic Silver Gradient

Angle - 45 ... Repeats - 0

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this layer with your Gradient

Change this layers Blend Mode to Difference

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible ... Rename this Background

 

 

Change your Foreground to a color from your Tube and your Background to Black

Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your Background color

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings

 

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Hit DELETE on your keyboard Rename this layer Outer Lines

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Selections> Modify> Expand by 3 ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Selections> Select None ... Rename this Layer Thick Line ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down

Change this layers Blend Mode to Color or Color(L)

 

 

Effects> Distortion Effects> Wave ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Outer Lines layer ... Edit> Repeat Wave

Layers> Duplicate .... Image> Flip ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

(original and duplicate Outer Lines layers should now be merged together)

 

 

Activate the Thick Line layer

Layers> Duplicate .... Image> Flip ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

(original and duplicate Thick Line layers should now be merged together)

 

 

Active the Thick Line layer ... click once in the middle with your Magic Wand Tool so you have a Selection like so

 

 

Paste your Tube as New Layer ... Move it below the Thick Line layer and position so that what you want to keep is inside the Selection like so

 

 

Selections> Invert ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None

Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance(L)

 

 

Activate the Outer Lines layer ... Paste your Close Up as a New Layer

Effects> xero> Porcelain ... change Blue Channel to 0 ... move to a suitable position and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with your Background color

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 3 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

 

 

Selections> Modify> Expand by 1 ... Selections> Invert ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... same settings as earlier

Selections> Invert ... Selections> Modify> Expand by 1 ... Selections> Invert ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill with your Background color ... Selections> Select None .. Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

**************** Optional ****************

I wanted my Close Up to appear to be popping out of the Tag

So I made a Selection around the parts of the border covering the Top part of the Tube like so

 

With the Border layer active ... Selections> Promote Selection to Layer

Activate the Border layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

Move the Promoted layer below the Close Up layer

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Activate the Top layer ... Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

Activate the Thick Line layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat ... Selections> Invert

Activate the Background layer ... Selections> Promote Selection to Layer

Selections> Select None ... Rename this layer Pool

 

 

Duplicate this layer three times (for a total of 4)

Activate the Pool layer again

Effects> Greg's Factory Output vol. II> Pool Shadow ... with the following settings

 

Activate the Copy of Pool layer ... Effects> Greg's Factory Output Vol. II> Pool Shadow ... change all the ones on 50 to 70

Activate the Copy (2) of Pool layer ... Effects> Greg's Factory Output Vol. II> Pool Shadow ... change all the ones on 70 to 100

Activate the Copy (3) of Pool layer ... Effects> Greg's Factory Output Vol. II> Pool Shadow ... change all the ones on 100 to 130

Hide the Top 3 Pool layers for now

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

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



Return to PSP and unhide the Copy of Pool layer ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

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



Return to PSP and unhide the Copy (2) of Pool layer ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

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

 

Return to PSP and unhide the Copy (3) of Pool layer ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

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

 

Edit> Select All ... Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 30

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

 

 

 

Here is a None Animated version, also using the artwork of Ed Mironiuk

 

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Tutorial written on the 8th May 2013

©David Hanslip