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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called LDJ Pretty Smart

Tube & Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Lisa Cree - License and Tubes available at PSP Tube Stop

One of my Templates which you can get on my Blog, we will be using SpawnsFSTemplate006

 

Filters:

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open my Template ... Window> Duplicate ... Close Original ... Delete the Credits and Mini Cogs layers

Activate the Middle Background layer

Paste your Close Up as a New Layer ... make sure it covers the middle like so

 

 

Adjust> Blur> Motion Blur ... with the following settings

 

 

Edit> Repeat Motion Blur ... Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Activate the Right Outer Background layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Paste your Tube as a New layer and position so it covers the Selection (any part of the Tube will do)

Selections> Invert ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

 

 

Selections> Select None ... Crop Image 600x250

Adjust> Blur> Radial Blur ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance

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

Activate the Right Outer Background layer again ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

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

Selections> Invert ... Activate the Raster 1 layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Lower this layers Opacity to around 60% ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Activate the Right Inner Background layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Paste your Tube as a New layer ... Move over your Selection so the part you want to keep is inside it

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

Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance ... Rename this layer ANI

 

 

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

Activate the Right Inner Background layer again ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

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

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

 

 

In your layer palette move the Left Outer Background to between the Left Inner Background and Middle Background layers

Activate the Right Stripes layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down ... Change this layers Blend Mode to Overlay

Activate the Right Cog Lines layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Hue/Saturation/Lightness ... play around with the setting until you cog lines are a color you like and the click OK

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

Uniform - checked ... Noise - 15% ... Monochrome - checked

Activate the Inner Border layer

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Hue/Saturation/Lightness ... play around with the setting until your border is a color you like and the click OK

Activate the Outer Border layer

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Hue/Saturation/Lightness ... play around with the setting until your border is a color you like and the click OK

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer, position in the middle of your Tag making sure the top and bottom of the Tube go over the border

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Activate the Inner Border Layer ... Make a Custom Selection with the following settings

 

 

Selections> Promote Selection to Layer ... Selections> Select None ... With the promoted layer active Layers> Arrange> Bring to Top

Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Return to PSP ... Change the Blend Mode of the ANI layer to Luminance(L) ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Edit> Select All ... Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 25


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 2nd June 2012

©David Hanslip