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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called BirchCTT

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

 

Filters:

Xero/Fritillary

Mura's Meister/Copies

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

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

Click on your Foreground and change it to Gradient ... with the following settings

Foreground/Background

Angle - 90 ... Repeats - 0

 

 

Open a New Image 600x250 ... Flood Fill with your Gradient ... Change your Foreground back to Color

Effects> Xero> Fritillary ... 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 your Background color ... rename this layer Frame1

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color ... rename this layer Frame2

Selections> Modify> Contract by 7 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Activate the Frame1 layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

 

 

Image> Free Rotate ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Frame2 layer

Image> Free Rotate ... with the same settings as above ... Image> Mirror

Hide the Frame2 layer for the moment and Activate the Frame1 layer

Select your Magic Wand Tool ... with the following settings

 

 

Click once inside the Frame

Selections> Modify> Expand by 4 ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this Selection with your Background color

Selections> Select None ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down ... Rename this layer BG1

Adjust> Brightness and Contrast> Brightness/Contrast ... with the following settings

 

 

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

 

 

Unhide and Activate the Frame2 layer

Select your Magic Wand Tool ... with the same settings as before

Click once inside the Frame (the one on the Right of course)

Selections> Modify> Expand by 4 ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this Selection with your Foreground color

Selections> Select None ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down ... Rename this layer BG2

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

 

 

Activate the Frame2 layer

Paste your Tube as a New Layer ... Rename this layer CT1

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Line ... change the Number to 5

Layers> Duplicate ... Rename the Duplicate CT2 ... Hide this layer for the moment

 

 

Activate the BG1 layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Activate the CT1 layer and position it so that what you want to keep is inside the Selection

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

In your Layer Palette move this layer between the Frame1 and BG1 layers

 

 

Unhide the CT2 layer

Activate the BG2 layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Activate the CT2 layer and position it so that what you want to keep is inside the Selection

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

In your Layer Palette move this layer between the Frame2 and BG2 layers

 

 

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(L) and the Opacity to 70% on the CT1 and C2 layers

 

 

Activate the Frame2 layer

Paste your Tube as a New Layer, position in the Middle of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with color of choice

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 1 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None ... Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

Apply the following Drop Shadow to each of the BG layers twice ... 0, 0, 100, 14, Black

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Clip to Canvas ... Image> Crop to Selection

Activate the Frame1 layer

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

 

 

Activate the Frame2 layer ... Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the Frame2 layer again

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

 


Activate the Copy of Frame2 layer

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

Activate the Copy (2) of Frame2 layer
Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Hide the 2 top Frame2 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 Frame2 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 Frame2 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 Nicole Brune

On this one before doing the Animating I mirrored each of the BG layers then swapped their positions in the Layer Palette

 

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Tutorial written on the 6th July2013

©David Hanslip