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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called LD Architect

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Danny Lee - License and Tubes available at his store HERE

His store is now closed but I'm sure you can find where he is selling now if you simply do a quick google search

My Selection which you can get HERE ... unzip into your Selections folder

 

Filters:

xero/Fritillary

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a light color from your Tube

Change your Background to a Darkish color from your Tube

Click on your Foreground again and change it to Gradient ... with the following settings

 

 

Open a New Image 600x250 ... Flood Fill with your Gradient

Effects> xero> Fritillary ... with the following settings

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Load the Selection I provided with this Tutorial

Flood Fill the Selections with your Background color ... Selections> Select None ... Rename this layer Rings

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

 

 

Click once between the 2 sets of rings ... you should now have the following

 

 

Selections> Modify> Expand by 3 ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Change your Foreground back to Color and Flood Fill the Selection with this color

Selections> Select None ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down

Change the layers Blend Mode to Multiply

 

 

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and position on the left making sure what you want to keep is inside the Selection

Selections> Invert ... Hit DELETE on your Keyboard ... Selections> Select None

Change this layers Blend Mode to Multiply

 

Activate the Rings layer

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

Change your Background to a Dark color and Flood Fill layer with this color ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 1 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None

 

 

Activate the Rings layer again

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

Click on the "settings" tab then on the "Simple (Thin)" folder and click on "Black"

Click on the "basic" tab and change the Glow Radius to 2 ... then click on OK

 

 

Edit> Repeat Gradient Glow ... change the color to your Foreground layer and click on OK

Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3) ... Activate the Rings layer again

Load the Selection I provided with this Tutorial

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

 

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

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

Hide the 2 Top Rings layers for now

 

 

Activate the Top layer

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 "Rings" layer and unhide the "Copy of Rings" layer
Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP hide the "Copy of Rings" layer and unhide the "Copy (2) of Rings" 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 3rd June 2012

©David Hanslip