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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called KlingonDagger
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Arthur Crowe - I got License and Tubes when he was with PTE
You can now get his Tubes and a License at Arthur Crowe's Factory


Filters:
VM Toolbox/Grid
AAA Frames/Foto Frame


Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Change your Foreground color to a Darker color from your Tube
Change your Background color to a Lighter color from your Tube (do not use white)
Click your Foreground color again and make a gradient using these settings



Flood Fill image with this Gradient

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



and rename this layer "Background"

In your Materials palette you will need to Swap Colors



Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill this layer with Gradient

Effects> VM Toolbox> Grid ... with the following settings



Now select your Magic Wand ... with the following settings



Click inside the white line area

Hit DELETE on your keyboard and lower the layers opacity to 50%

Selection> Select None ... Rename this layer "Noise"



Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the "Noise" layer
Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings



Activate the "Copy of Noise " layer
Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings



Activate the "Copy (2) of Noise" layer
Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings



Apply a Drop Shadow to all 3 Noise layers (3 times on each layer) with the following settings


Color of your choice

Now go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new layer

In your layer palette move this layer to the top
Move into a position you are happy with and add a Drop Shadow of your choice

Crop Image to size 600x250

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Select Selections Border ... with the following settings



Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Keep selection

Activate the "Noise" layer
Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Activate the "Copy of Noise " layer
Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Activate the "Copy (2) of Noise" layer
Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selection> Select None

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


to ALL layers

Add Copyrights and your Name

Now it’s time to save your Tag ready to be animated
File> Save As ... under "File Type" choose PSP Animation Shop (*psp.)

<<< HOW TO ANIMATE >>>

 

 

Here is another example by my friend Sezy ... she bought this Tube from his store

 

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Tutorial written on the 7th January 2011
©David Hanslip