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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Louisiana

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

One of my Templates which you can get on my Blog, we will be using SpawnsFSTemplate004

And my Pattern which you can get HERE ... right click and save somewhere easy to find

 

Filters:

Tramages/Metal Peacocks

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open my Template ... Window> Duplicate ... Close Original ... Delete the Following layers

Credits and Dots

 

 

Activate the Top Right - Splash Lines layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Activate the Top Right - Splash Background layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Change your Foreground to a Light color from your Tube ... Change your Background to a Darker color from your Tube

Activate the Darker Lines layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selections with your Background color

Selections> Select None

 

DELETE the Darker Lines layer

 

Activate the Lighter Lines layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selections with your Foreground color

Effects> Tramages> Metal Peacocks ... with the following settings

 

Selections> Select None ... DELETE the Lighter Lines layer

 

Activate the Middle Background layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Effects> Tramages> Metal Peacocks ... with the same settings as earlier

Selections> Select None

 

DELETE the Middle Background layer

 

Activate the Raster 1 layer

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 5, Black

Edit> Repeat Drop Shadow

 

 

Activate the Bottom Left - Splash Background layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selections with your Foreground color

 

 

Open my Pattern (Spawns-PawzPatterns)

Edit> Copy ... Back on the Tag with the Raster 4 still layer active ... Edit> Paste As New Layer

Selections> Invert ... hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

 

 

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Hue/Saturation/Lightness ... play around with the settings until your paws are a color you are happy with then click OK

 

Activate the Bottom Left - Splash Lines layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selections with your Background color

Selections> Select None

 

 

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

 

Edit> Repeat Gradient Glow ... Change the Glow Radius to 2 and the color to your Background color

 

 

Activate the Border layer

Paste your Tube as a New Layer ... Move to a position you are happy with and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

 

Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

Activate the Bottom Left - Splash Background again

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

 

Rename the Raster 6 layer flux ... Duplicate twice for a total of 3

Activate the flux layer

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... with the following settings

 

Activate the Copy of flux layer ... Edit> Repeat Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then OK

Activate the Copy (2) of flux layer ... Edit> Repeat Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then OK

Selections> Select None

 

Hide the 2 Top flux layers for now

DELETE the Bottom Left - Splash Lines layer

 

 

 

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 ... she used a Texture Effect instead of my Pawz Pattern

 

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Tutorial written on the 11th May 2012

©David Hanslip