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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called WalrusGumbo
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Ivan Flores
My selection which you can get HERE ... unzip into your Selections folder

Filters:
Mura's Meister/Copies and
AAA Frames/Foto Frame




Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250 and Flood Fill it White

Paste your Tube as a new layer ... Resize so it fits nicely in the center

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies .... Wallpaper rotate (default settings)

 

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

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

Blur - 10
Density - 30
Length - 30
Transparency - 40

Duplicate layer twice (for a Total of 3)

 

Rename the layers like so

Top - Noise 3
Middle - Noise 2
Bottom - Noise 1

 

Activate the Noise 1 layer

Load the Selection I provided at the start of this Tutorial
(Spawns-FurChick)

 

Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings

Uniform - checked
Monochrome - checked
Noise - 70%

 

Activate the Noise 2 layer
Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings

Uniform - checked
Monochrome - checked
Noise - 75%

 

Activate the Noise 3 layer
Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings

Gaussian - checked
Monochrome - checked
Noise - 70%

 

Keep selection and add the following Drop Shadow to all 3 layers

Horizontal - 0
Vertical - 0
Opacity - 100
Blur - 10

 

Selections> Select None ... Crop image 600x250

Paste your Tube as a new layer and move over to the left side of your tag

Drag layer to the top in your layer palette

 

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror
Layers> Merge> Merge Down (both tubes will now be on 1 layer)

Apply a Drop Shadow of your choosing

Crop image 600x250

 

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

Width - 6
Matte - 3
Opacity - 70
All other bars set to 0
Negative - unchecked
More Shadow - unchecked

to ALL layers

 

Activate the Tube layer

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

Inside - checked
Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 6

 

Selections> Select None

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.)

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Tutorial written on 31st December 2010
©David Hanslip