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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called Helinda Rook
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Hallan Moulin

Filters:
L en K/Maxime (also known as L&K Filters)
Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow
DSB Flux/Bright Noise




Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Activate your Flood Fill Tool
Set your Foreground to a Light Color from your Tube
Set your Background to a Dark Color from your Tube
Click on the Foreground Color again and change it to Gradient ... with the following settings

Style - Linear
Angle - 0
Repeats - 1
Invert - unchecked

Flood Fill layer with your Gradient
Layers> Duplicate
Activate the duplicate layer

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

control 0 - 200
control 1 - 255

Activate you Selection Tool and ... with the following settings



Make the following selections



Hit DELETE on your keyboard
Selections> Select None

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

Click on the "Settings" tab and select the following

Simple (thin) - Black

Click on the "Basic" tab

change the Glow Radius to 4 and the color from Black to your Darker color
and click on ok
Rename this layer "maxime"

Activate the bottom layer
Rename it "flux"
Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)
Activate the "flux" layer

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

Intensity - 15
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

Hide the 2 top flux layers for now

Now go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new layer

Layers>Arrange> Bring to Top (if not already at top in your palette)

Move your Tube to the Right side of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow
Rename this layer "Tube"

Crop image 600x250

Layers> New Raster Layer
Flood Fill layer Black

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 2
Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

Rename this layer "Border"

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



Tutorial written on 31st March 2011
©David Hanslip