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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called FederationDS9Title

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

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

 

Filters:

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a medium color from your Tube

Change your Background to a Very Light shade of the same color

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

 

 

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

Effects> Distortion Effects> Pixelate ... with the following settings

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance More

 

 

Layers> Duplicate

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 10, color of your choosing

 

 

Activate the Bottom layer

Effects> Distortion Effects> Wave ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Top Layer

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with a color from your Tube

Load the Selection I provided at the start of this Tutorial

(Spawns-HeavenzDots)

If you want the circles a tad larger Selections> Modify> Expand by 1

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

 

 

Rename this layer Dots ... Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the Dots layer

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

Intensity - 63
Direction - Mix

Activate the "Copy of Dots" layer
Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Activate the "Copy (2) of Dots" layer
Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Selections> Select None ... Hide the 2 top Dots layers for now

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and move to the right of your Tag

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill with a darker shade of the Foreground color you had at the beginning of the Tutorial

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

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP hide the "Copy of Dots" layer and unhide the "Copy (2) of Dots" 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 made by my friend Sezy, she bought this Tube when Jessica was with CILM

 

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Tutorial written on the 6th March 2012

©David Hanslip