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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called Pickle
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Sava Tanev
My selection which you can get HERE ... unzip into your Selections folder

Filters:
Krusty FX vol.2
Mehdi/Sorting Tiles
DSB Flux/Bright Noise
Mura's Meister/Copies


Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Paste your Tube as a new layer

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies .... Wallpaper rotate (default settings)

If there are any transparent gaps in your image then Edit> Repeat Copies

Crop Image 600x250

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



Rename this layer "Background"

Delete the blank Layer

Layers> New Raster Layer

Effects> Krusty FX vol.2> Generator E-1 (Radial) ... with the following settings



Select your Magic Wand Tool and match these settings



Click inside the Black area

Hit DELETE on your keyboard twice

Selections> Select None

Rename this layer "Krusty"

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Colorize ... tweak until you have a color you are happy with
(I have left mine as it is as I have used a black and white Tube)

Duplicate layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the Krusty layer

Load the selection I provided with this Tutorial
(Spawns-KrustyTuxedo)

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



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

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

Selections> Select None

Now go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new layer

Rename the layer Tube

Move into a position that you are happy with and add a Drop Shadow of choice

Crop Image to 600x250

Layers> New Raster Layer

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



Flood Fill with a Dark Color from your Tube

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... change the Border width to 4

Flood Fill with a Light Color from your Tube

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... change the Border width to 2

Flood Fill with a Dark Color from your Tube

Selections> Select None

Add Copyrights and your Name

Hide the Background layer and all 3 Krusty layers

Layer> Merge> Merge Visible

Unhide all hidden layers


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 >>>



Tutorial written on 9th March 2011
©David Hanslip