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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Danielle

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

My Pattern which you can get HERE ... right click and save somewhere easy to find

 

Filters:

L en K/Trouble

Mura's Meister/Copies

Eye Candy 4000/HSB Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Set your Foreground and Background colors to 2 light colors from your Tube

Open a New Image 600x50

Flood Fill with your Foreground color ... Layers> Duplicate ... activate the bottom layer

 

 

Effects> L en K> Trouble ... with the following settings

 

Change the Top layers Blend Mode to Multiply and with the Top layer active ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this layer with your Background color

Layers> Duplicate ... activate the bottom Background color layer

Effects> L en K> Trouble ... same settings as before

Change the Top layers Blend Mode to Multiply and with the Top layer active ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Image> Canvas Size ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Bottom layer ... Effects> Distortion Effects> Curlicues... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Top layer ... Edit> Repeat Curlicue ... Image> Free Rotate ... with the following settings

 

 

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

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... V-Tile(rotate) ... change Number to 25 and Scale to 120

 

 

Crop Image 600x250

Activate the Top layer ... Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... with the following settings

0, 0, 100, 4, White ... Apply this a couple of times (I did it 4 times)

 

 

Open up the Pattern I supplied with this Tutorial (Spawns-DamagedPattern)

Edit> Copy

( you can close the Pattern image now as it is no longer needed)

Activate your Tag ... Edit> Paste as new Layer ... Change this layers Opacity to around 50%

Move this layer between the two others in your layer palette

 

 

Select your Selection Tool ... with the following Settings

 

 

Draw out a Selection like so

 

 

Activate the Bottom layer and rename it HSB ... Duplicate this layer twice for a total of three

Activate the HSB layer again ... Effects> Eye Candy 4000> HSB Noise ... with the following settings

Click on "Settings" and select "Reset to factory default"

Change the "Pattern" drop down box from Smooth Lumps to Smooth Fractal and hit the Random Seed button once ... click on OK

 

 

Activate the Copy of HSB layer ... Edit> Repeat HSB Noise ... click on Random Seed button once then on OK

Activate the Copy (2) of HSB layer ... Edit> Repeat HSB Noise ... click on Random Seed button once then on OK

 

 

Selections> Select None

Hide the 2 top HSB layers for the time being

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Raster Layer

Layers> Arrange> Bring to Top ... Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Crop Image 600x250

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill with a suitable color ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 2

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

 

 

Add Copyright Info and your Name

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

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

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

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

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

 

Edit> Select All ... Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 15 and click OK

And that's it. All that's left is to save your Tag ... If you wish to Preview it first View> Animation

 

 

 

Here is a none animated example made by my friend Fi

 

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Tutorial written on the 5th January 2012

©David Hanslip