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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Wonder Brush

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Carla Lee Morrow - License and Tubes available at PSP Tube Stop

One of my Templates which you can get on my Blog, we will be using SpawnsFSTemplate010

 

Filters:

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Brushed Metal

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open my Template ... Window> Duplicate ... Close Original ... Delete the Credits layer

Activate the Top Light Grey Strip layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Activate the Top Black Strip layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Activate the Top Dark Grey Strip layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Activate the Top Diamonds layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Activate the Top Dots layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Change your Foreground and Background to 2 Bright colors from your Tube

Activate the Middle Dark Grey Strip layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

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

 

 

Selections> Select None ... Activate the Middle Dots layer

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Hue/Saturation/Lightness ... Play around until your dots are a color you are happy with and click OK

Repeat this on the Bottom Dots layer

 

 

Activate the Bottom Black Strip layer ... Change your Foreground to a Darker shade of it's current color

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selections with your Foreground color

Selections> Select None

 

 

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

Click on the "settings" tab and select the "Linear" folder then select "Copper, Rough"

Click on the "basics" tab ... click the button next to Metal Color (the one with the down arrow) and select "Foreground Color

Click on the Random Seed button once then on OK

 

 

Delete the Bottom Black Strip layer ... Activate the Bottom Dark Grey Strip layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selections with your Background Color

Selections> Select None ... Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the same settings as before

Delete the Bottom Dark Grey Strip layer

 

 

Activate the Bottom Light Grey Strip

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selections with a new color from your Tube

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Brushed Metal ... click the Metal Color button and change it to Background color then click on OK

Selections> Select None

 

 

Activate the White Lines layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill the Selections with a contrasting color (I used a medium grey)

Selections> Select None ... Rename this 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

Hide the 2 Top flux layers for now

 

 

Delete the White Lines layer

With the Copy (2) of flux layer still active ... Paste your Tube as a New Layer and move into a suitable position then apply a suitable Drop Shadow

On each of the 3 Border layers ... Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Hue/Saturation/Lightness ... Play around until you get colors you are happy with

 

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

 

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Tutorial written on the 26th May 2012

©David Hanslip