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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called B52

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

 

Filters:

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

Mura's Meister/Copies

FunHouse/Serrate

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Light color from your Tube and Background to a Medium color

Open a New Image 115x200 ... Flood Fill with your Background color

Paste your Tube as a New Layer ... Move around til a part you like is in view (resize etc if needed)

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

 

 

Activate the Bottom layer

Selections> Select All ... Image> Crop to Selection ... Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

Image> Canvas Size ... with the following settings

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with your Foreground color

Selections> Modify> Contract by 5 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

 

 

Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the Bottom layer ... Layers> Duplicate

In your layer palette re-arrange the layers so from top to bottom you have Frame, Image, Frame Image

 

 

Activate the bottom Frame layer

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

 

 

Activate the bottom Image layer

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

 

 

Activate the bottom Frame layer again ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

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

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer ... Layers> Arrange> Bring to Top

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

Edit> Repeat Copies ... same settings as above

 

 

Crop Image 600x250

 

 

Effects> FunHouse> Serrate ... default settings

Layers> Arrange> Send to Bottom ... Activate the Image layer (second layer down in layer palette)

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

Activate the Top layer and rename it Flux ... Duplicate this layer twice for a total of three

 

 

Activate the Flux layer again

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... same settings as before



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

Selections> Select None ... Hide the 2 top Flux layers for now

 

 

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

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... same settings as before

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

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer, position on either side of your and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

(be sure not to cover the middle image)

Layers> Arrange> Move Down ... Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

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

 

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Tutorial written on the 6th January 2013

©David Hanslip