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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called Abrazo

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Ismael Rac

License and Tubes available at his store HERE


Filters:

L en K/Trouble (also known as L&K Filters)

Mura's Meister/Copies

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 



Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x150

Flood Fill image with a Light color from your Tube

Layers> Duplicate ... and with the duplicate active

 

Effects> L en K> Trouble ... with the following settings

Control 2 - 255
Set all other to 0

Change the Layers Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

Image> Canvas Size ... with the following settings



 

Image> Free Rotate ... with the following settings



Crop image 600x250

 

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... with the following settings

Vertical - 0
Horizontal - 0
Opacity - 100
Blur - 10
Color - Black

Edit> Repeat Drop Shadow

 

Layers> Duplicate ... Rename the top layer "L&K"

Activate the bottom layer and rename it "flux"

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... V-Tile(rotate) ... change "Number" from 3 to 20 and click ok

Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

 

Activate the "flux" layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 45
Right - 65
Bottom - 53
Left - 59

Selections> Modify> Select Color Range

Tolerance - 15
Softness - 12
Add Color Range - checked
Reference color - hover your mouse over your Tag and left-click inside the selection
(the reference color box should change to the color you clicked on)

 

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

Intensity - 30
Direction - Mix

Activate the "Copy of flux" layer

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

Activate the "Copy (2) of flux" layer

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

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

 

Activate the L&K layer

Paste your Tube as a new layer

Position to your liking then add a suitable Drop Shadow

Crop image 600x250

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Selections> Select All

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

Inside
Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 2

Flood Fill your Border Selection with a suitable color ... 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 "flux" layer and unhide the "Copy of flux" layer

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

 

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

Return to PSP hide the "Copy of flux" layer and unhide the "Copy (2) of flux" 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 by my friend Sezy

 

Tutorial written on the 01/04/2011 ©David Hanslip