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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Andes

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis

License and Tubes available at PTE



Filters:

Mehdi/Sorting Tiles

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 


Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Select your Flood Fill Tool and change your

Foreground to a Light color from your Tube

and your Background to a Dark color from your Tube

Click on the Foreground Color again and change it to Gradient ... with these settings



Flood Fill layer

Effects> Mehdi> Sorting Tiles ... with the following settings



Layers> New Raster Layer

 

Flood Fill with same Gradient and then change layers Blend Mode to "Lighten"

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible ... Rename this layer "Bright Noise"

Duplicate twice (for a total of 3) ... Layers> New Raster Layer

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

Inside
Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 10

Flood Fill selection with your Darker Color

 

Selections> Select None ... Selections> Select All

Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... change Border Width to 8

Flood Fill with your Lighter color

 

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



Selections> Select None ... Layers> New Raster Layer

 

Selections> Select All

Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... change Border Width to 2

Flood Fill selection with your Darker Color

Selections> Select None ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Rename this layer "Frame" ... Paste your Tube as a new layer

Move into a position you are happy with and add a Drop Shadow (any settings you like)

 

Drag this layer to below the Frame layer if it is not already there

Crop Image 600x250

Activate the Bright Noise layer

 

Select your Magic Wand ... with the following settings



Click once anywhere on your tag

Selection> Modify> Select Color Range

Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 1

 

Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... with the following settings

Intensity - 35
Mix

Activate the "Copy of Bright Noise" layer

Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Activate the "Copy (2) of Bright Noise" layer

Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

 

 

Selections> Select None

Activate your Text Tool and set your Background color to your Light Color and make the Foreground null

Type out your name and click ok ... Layers> Convert To Raster Layer

Effects> Texture Effects> Weave ... same settings as you used on the Frame

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

Drag this layer to the top in your layer palette if its not already there

Now add Copyright info.

Hide the 3 Bright Noise Layers

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

Unhide the 3 Bright Noise layer

Crop image 600x250

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


Tutorial written on the 20/03/2011 ©David Hanslip