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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Fragrance

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

License and Tubes available at his store HERE


Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Mehdi/Melt 1.1

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 



Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250 and Flood Fill it White

Paste your Tube as a New Layer

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

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

Blur Type - zoom
Strength - 70
Elliptical - checked
Horizontal offset - -100
Vertical offset - 0
Protect center - 0


Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance ...Edit> Repeat Enhance Edges

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror

Change Top layers Blend Mode to Overlay

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible ... Layers> New Raster Layer

 

 

Select your Flood Fill Tool and change your

Foreground to a color from your Tube and your Background color to White

Click on the Foreground Color again and change it to a Foreground-Background Gradient ... with these settings

Style – Linear
Angle – 0
Repeats – 1

Flood Fill layer with Gradient

 

Effects> Mehdi> Melt 1.1 ... click Random button once then OK

Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Hide the Top layer

 

Activate the 2nd layer down and change the Blend Mode to Color

Activate the 3rd layer down and change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible ... UnHide the Top layer and make it the Active layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 30
Right - 70
Bottom - 40
Left - 0

 

Selections> Invert ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies .... Encircle ... change the Number to 200

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror ... Activate Top layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Flip ... Activate Top layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Rename this layer flux

 

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

Vertical - 0
Horizontal - 0
Opacity - 100
Blur - 8
Color - Black

Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the flux layer

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 0
Right - 158
Bottom - 3
Left - 150

 

Selections> Modify> Select Color Range ... with the following settings

Tolerance - 20

Softness - 20

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 - 37
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

 

Paste your Tube as a new layer

Move this layer to the Top in your layer palette (if not already there)

Position to your liking then add a suitable Drop Shadow (resize if needed)

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 - 7

Flood Fill Selection with the color White ... Selections> Select None

 

Selections> Select All

Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... change Border Width to 6

Flood Fill Selection with the a color from your Tube

Selections> Select None ... Selections> Select All

Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... change Border Width to 2

Flood Fill Selection with the color Black ... 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 23/04/2011 ©David Hanslip