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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called An ode to noone

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Keith Garvey - License and Tubes available at PTE

Mask 13 by Lithium Flower Creations which you will find Here

Double Grunge Circles Brushes by Dieheart which you can get Here

These are Photoshop Brushes so you will need to convert them to PSP Brushes ... I wrote a Tutorial on how to Here

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Change your Foreground Color to one from your Tube and your Background color to Black

Flood Fill image with your Foreground color

 

Paste your Tube as a New Raster Layer and move into Position like so

Make sure it overhangs on both the Top as well as the Bottom of your canvas

 

 

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Line ... change Number to suite your Tube (I used 6)

you want it to look something like this

 

 

Load Lithium Flowers Mask 13 ... with these settings

Source Luminance - checked

Fit To Layer - checked

Invert Transparency - checked

Hide All Mask - checked

 

 

Layers> Merge> Merge Group

 

 

Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance or Luminance(L) ... whichever you prefer

Layers> New Raster Layer

 

 

Activate your Paint Brush Tool and select your Brush (I used double_grunge_circles_32)

Move to the top right of your Tag like so

And left-click once ... Layers> Duplicate ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Image> Flip

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror ...Image> Flip ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Effects> Eye Candy 6 > Gradient Glow ... with the following settings

 

 

Edit> Repeat Gradient Glow ... same settings again but change the color to Black

 

 

Rename this layer flux ... Duplicate it twice for a total of 3

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

 

 

Click inside some of the rings to make some selections

here is how mine looked

 

 

Activate the flux layer again

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 on ok

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

Hide the top two flux layers for now

 

 

Activate the Top layer

Paste your Tube as a New Raster Layer and position to your liking and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

 

Crop Image 600x250

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill this layer with your Foreground color ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 4

Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Modify> Expand by 1 ... Selections> Invert

Flood Fill the Selection with your Background color ... Selections> Invert

Selections> Modify> Expand by 2 ... Selections> Invert ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

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

 

 

 

Here is another example by my friend Sezy

 

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Tutorial written on the 22nd December 2011

©David Hanslip