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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used Pickle Sans

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Gary Ham - License and Tubes available at CDO

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Eye Candy 6/Textures

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Firstly you will need to pick 3 colors from your Tube

I wrote their codes (#f9bea2 etc) in notepad and named them 1, 2, 3

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 0

Right - 25

Bottom - 250

Left - 0

Flood Fill the Selection with color number 1

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 0

Right - 50

Bottom - 250

Left - 25

Flood Fill the Selection with color number 2

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 0

Right - 75

Bottom - 250

Left - 50

Flood Fill the Selection with color number 3

Selections> Select None

 

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Tiling(feedback)

 

Activate your Magic Wand Tool ... with the following settings

Click inside each of the color 1 stripes

Selections> Promote Selection to Layer ... Selections> Select None

 

Activate the Bottom layer again

Click inside each of the color 3 stripes

Selections> Promote Selection to Layer ... Selections> Select None

Merge the two promoted layers together

 

Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings

Gaussian - checked

Noise - 13%

Monochrome - checked

 

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

0, 0, 100, 8, color Black

Edit> Repeat Drop Shadow

 

Activate the Bottom layer ... Activate your Magic Wand Tool again

Click inside the color 2 stripes

Selections> Promote Selection to Layer ... Selections> Select None

Rename this promoted layer "Marble" ... Duplicate this layer twice for a total of 3

 

Activate the Marble layer

 

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Marble ... with the following settings

Click on the "settings" tab and click on "Factory Default"

 

Click on the "Basic" tab and change the

Bedrock Color to your color 2 and the Vein Color to your color 1

Change the Vein Thickness to 60 and the Coverage to 50

Click on the Random Seed once then on OK

 

Activate the Copy of Marble layer

Edit> Repeat Marble ... click on Random Seed once then on OK

Activate the Copy (2) of Marble layer

Edit> Repeat Marble ... click on Random Seed once then on OK

 

Hide the 2 top Marble layers

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this layer Black

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 3

Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None

Layers> Arrange> Bring To Top ... apply a slight Drop Shadow (I used 0, 0, 100, 2, white)

 

Go to your Tube Image ... Edit> Copy

Return to your Tag ... Edit> Paste As New Layer

 

Position suitably on the Right side of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Layers> Arrange> Move Down (should now be 2nd layer in layer palette)

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Move this layer below your Tube layer in your layer palette

With it active make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 155

Right - 600

Bottom - 220

Left - 0

 

Flood Fill the Selection with color 3 ... Selections> Invert

Apply a Drop Shadow using color 1, change Blur to around 10

Selections> Select None

 

Activate the Top layer

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 "Marble" layer and unhide the "Copy of Marble " layer
Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP hide the "Copy of Marble" layer and unhide the "Copy (2) of Marble " layer
Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

 

Edit> Select All (or press ctrl+A)

Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 20 and click ok

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 3rd October 2011

©David Hanslip