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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Adam's Font

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Renee Lavoie - License and Tubes available at PSP Tube Stop

And my Animation which is HERE ... save somewhere easy to find

 

Filters:

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

 

 

Ok let's begin

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

Click on your Foreground again and change it to Gradient ... with the following settings

 

 

Open a New Image 600x250 ... Flood Fill with your Gradient

Effects> Distortion Effects> Pixelate ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance ... Layers> Duplicate

Image> Free Rotate ... with the following settings

 

 

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

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

Click on the "basic" tab and change the Glow Radius to 5 and the color to Background ... then click on OK

 

 

Edit> Repeat Gradient Glow ... same settings a above but change the color to Foreground

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Change you Foreground back to color and Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground Color

Selections> Select None ... Change this layers Blend Mode to Hard Light

Layers> Arrange> Move Down ... Layers> Merge> merge Down ... Rename this layer Background

 

 

Activate the Top layer

Paste your Tube as a New Layer ... position to your liking and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Crop Image 600x250

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with any color from your Tube

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

Apply a sight Drop Shadow so your Border stands out (I used 0, 0, 100, 5 & repeated it once)

Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Activate the Background layer ... Edit> Copy

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation ... Hold down the CTRL and keep pressing L until you have 11 frames

 

 

Open my Animation

Edit> Select All ... Edit> Copy

Activate you Background frames image ... Edit> Select All ... Edit> Paste> Into Selected Frames

Move into position like so (and click once to place)

 


Close my Animation now

Return to PSP hide the Background ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation ... Hold down the CTRL and keep pressing L until you have 11 frames

Edit> Select All ... ... Edit> Copy

 

 

Activate your Animation ... Edit> Select All ... Edit> Paste> Into Selected Frames

Move into position and click once to place

And that's it. All that's left is to save your Tag ... If you wish to Preview it first View> Animation

 

 

 

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Tutorial written on the 16th June 2011

©David Hanslip