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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called TNG Monitors

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

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Dark color from your Tube

Change your Background to a Light color from your Tube

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

 

 

Open a New Image 600x250

Flood Fill with your Gradient ... Rename this layer Pix

Duplicate this layer three times (for a total of 4)

Rename the Top layer FG

 

 

Activate the Pix layer

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

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

 

 

Activate the Copy of Pix layer

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

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

 

 

Activate the Copy (2) of Pix layer

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

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

 

 

Activate the FG layer ... Image> Flip ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Image> Canvas Size ... with the following settings

 

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with any color ... Selections> Select None

Image> Free Rotate ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Line ... Default Settings

Effects> Image Effects> Offset ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate your Freehand Selection Tool and draw around the four lines on the left like so

 

 

Selections> Invert ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

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

Activate the FG layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None ... Delete the Top layer

 

 

Activate the FG layer (if it aint already)

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

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0,0, 100, 5 and a suitable color

 

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Image> Crop to Selection

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer ... position in the middle of your Tag ... Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Layers> Duplicate ... Move the Duplicate to the Right of the original Tube

Change the layers Blend Mode to Luminance and lower the Opacity (I lowered to 50%)

Layers> Arrange> Move Down

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Layers> Arrange> Bring To Top

Flood Fill layer with your Dark color

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 2

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

 

 

Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Activate the "Pix" layer ... Edit> Copy

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Return to PSP and activate the "Copy of Pix" layer ... Edit> Copy

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP and activate the "Copy (2) of Pix" layer ... Edit> Copy

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Edit> Select All ... Edit> Duplicate Selected

Edit> Select None ... Click on Frame 4 ... Hold down Shift on your keyboard and click on Frame 6

 

Frames 4, 5, 6 should now be selected ... Animation> Reverse Frames

 

Return to PSP and hide all the Pix layers ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

 

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Hold down CTRL and keep pressing L until you have 6 layers

Edit> Select All ... Edit Copy

 

Activate the other image ... Edit> Select All

Edit Paste Into Selected Frame ... Move into position and click once

Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 15


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 made by my friend Sezy, she bought this Tube when Jessica was with CILM

 

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Tutorial written on the 6th March

©David Hanslip