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Animated lines are explained for Regular & Colored ... for preview of colored version check bottom of page

 

You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Barbarella

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

My Selection which you can get HERE ... Unzip into your Selections Folder

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Filter Factory G/Blast 'Em

Filter Factory G/Panel Stripes

AAA Frames/Foto Frame

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground and Background to 2 colors from your Tube

Open a New Image 600x250 ... Flood Fill with your Foreground color

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and position on the Left side of your Tag

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Tiling(feedback) ... default settings

Effects> Filter Factory G> Blast 'Em ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Filter Factory G> Panel Stripes ... with the following settings

 

 

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

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

Crop Image 600x250

 

 

Activate the Top layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 40

Selections> Invert ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Invert

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

 

 

Layers> Arrange> Move Down

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

Effects> AAA Frames> Foto Frames ... with the following settings

 

 

Selections> Select None

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 15, White

Edit> Repeat Drop Shadow ... Edit> Repeat Drop Shadow

Activate the Bottom layer ... Effects> AAA Frames> Foto Frame ... same settings as before

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

 

 

*** If you want your Animated lines colored ***

Layer> New Raster Layer ... Load the Selection I provided at the start of this Tutorial (Spawns-BlastEmPanels)

Activate your Flood Fill Tool with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Inner Selection with your Foreground color ... Flood Fill the Outer Selection with your Background color

Selections> Select None ... Rename this layer Flux and duplicate it twice (for a total of 3)

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

 

 

 

*** If you want regular Animated lines ***

Rename this layer Flux and duplicate it twice (for a total of 3) ... Load the Selection I provided at the start of this Tutorial (Spawns-BlastEmPanels)

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

 

 

*****AFTER BLUE or RED SECTION FOLLOW FROM HERE*****

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

Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged ... Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation ... Return to PSP 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 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 11th December 2012

©David Hanslip