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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called VoodooHouse

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

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Swirl

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Dark color from your Tube

Open a New Image 600x250

Flood Fill with your Foreground color ... Remember this color by any means as it will be needed again later

(I simply wrote down it's html code in notepad)

 

 

Change your Foreground to a Medium color from your Tube & Background to a Light color from your Tube

Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your Background color ... Selections> Select None

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Flip

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

 

 

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

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

Activate your Magic Wand Tool ... with the following settings

 

 

Click once inside one of the Light colored squares

Selections> Modify> Select Color Range ... with the following settings

Tolerance - 20
Softness -20
Add Color Range - checked
Reference color - hover your mouse over your Tag and left-click inside the Selection
(the reference color box should change to the color you clicked on)

 

 

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Swirl ... with the following settings

 

 

Selections> Select None ... Rename this layer flux ... Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate your Magic Wand Tool again ... Click once inside one of the Medium colored squares

Selections> Modify> Select Color Range ... with the following settings

Tolerance - 20
Softness -20
Add Color Range - checked
Reference color - hover your mouse over your Tag and left-click inside the Selection
(the reference color box should change to the color you clicked on)

 

 

Activate the flux layer

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Copy of flux layer ... Edit> Repeat Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then OK

Activate the Copy (2) of flux layer ... Edit> Repeat Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then OK

Selections> Select None ... Hide the 2 Top flux layers for now

 

 

Change your Foreground to the color I asked you to remember at the start of this Tutorial

Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... same settings as earlier

Selections> Select None ... change this layers Opacity to 90%

 

 

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

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with your Foreground color

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 2 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

 

Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

ANIMATING


Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Return to PSP hide the flux layer 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 hide the Copy of flux layer 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 2nd November 2012

©David Hanslip