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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called Tekton Pro
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Candra

Filters:
Mura's Meister/Copies
Xenofex 2/Cracks
Mehdi/Sorting Tiles



Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 0
Right - 306
Bottom - 77
Left - 294

Flood Fill with a Bright color from your Tube

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

Gap Size - 1
Width - 2
Opacity - 1
Fill Gaps - checked

Set weave and Gap color to a Darker shade of your Bright color

Selections> Select None

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... with the following settings



Layers> Duplicate
Image> Flip

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

Rename this layer "Cracks"

Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the "Cracks" layer

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



Activate the "Copy of Cracks" layer
Effects> xenofex 2> Cracks ... click on the Random Seed button once then on ok

Activate the "Copy (2) of Cracks" layer
Effects> xenofex 2> Cracks ... click on the Random Seed button once then on ok

Hide all these 3 layers for the time being

Now go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new layer

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

If it does not completely cover your canvas ... Edit> Repeat Copies

Effects> Mehdi> Sorting Tiles ... with the following settings

Block Range - 0-50
Block - 20
Mosaic - checked

Layers> Arrange> Send to Bottom

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 90
Right - 600
Bottom - 155
Left - 0

Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill Selection with a color from your Tube

Selections> Invert

Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill selections with another color from your Tube

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 0
Right - 600
Bottom - 85
Left - 0

Hit DELETE on your Keyboard

Selections> Select None

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 160
Right - 600
Bottom - 250
Left - 0

Hit DELETE on your Keyboard

Selections> Select None

Effects> 3D Effects> Inner Bevel ... with the following settings



Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

Rename this layer "Background"

If this layer is not at the bottom in your layer pallette

Layers> Arrange> Send to Bottom

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

Move your Tube into position you are happy with and add a suitable Drop Shadow

Crop Image 600x250

Layers> New Raster Layer

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... with the following settings

Inside
Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 3

Flood Fill Selection with a suitable color

Selections> Select None

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Add Copyrights and your Name



ANIMATING

Unhide the "Cracks" layer

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

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

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP hide the "Copy of Cracks" again and unhide the "Copy (2) of Cracks" layer
Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Edit> Select All

Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 20


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 by my friend Sezy

 

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Tutorial written on the 26th March 2011
©David Hanslip