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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Bony Bones

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Daniel Esparza - License and Tubes available at CDO

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

VM Extravaganza/Transmission

Xenofex 2/Constellation

L en K/Elvida

 

Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Go to your Tube image ... Edit> Copy

Go back to your blank canvas ... Edit> Paste As New Layer

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Wallpaper rotate ... default settings

 

Crop image 600x250

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

 

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance

 

Effects> VM Extravaganza> Transmission ... with the following settings

Line Width - 18

Offset - 0

Contrast - 40

 

Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 0

Right - 600

Bottom - 70

Left - 0

 

Change your Foreground and Background to two colors from your Tube

Click on Foreground again and make a Gradient ... with the following settings

Flood Fill the Selection with this Gradient

Selections> Select None

 

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

 

Effects> Image Effects> Offset ... with the following settings

 

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

 

Effects> L en K> Elvida ... Distance - 255

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... with the following settings

 

Activate the Drop Shadow layer and rename it "Con"

Duplicate this layer twice for a total of 3 layers

Activate the "Con" layer again

 

Effects> Xenofex 2 > Constellation ... with the following settings

 

Activate the "Copy of Con" layer ... Edit> Repeat Constellation ... Hit the Random Seed button once

Activate the "Copy (2) of Con" layer ... Edit> Repeat Constellation ... Hit the Random Seed button once

 

Hide the top 2 Con layers for the time being

 

Copy and Paste your Tube as a New Layer again

Drag this layer to the top in your layer palette and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with Black

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 2

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

 

Add Copyrights and your Name ... Crop image 600x250

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Return to PSP hide the "Con" layer and unhide the "Copy of Con " layer
Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP hide the "Copy of Con " layer and unhide the "Copy (2) of Con " 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 made by my friend Fi, she bought this Tube when Daniel was with CILM

 

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Tutorial written on 8th September 2011

©David Hanslip