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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Crostini

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

And my Mask which you will find HERE

 

Filters:

Two Moon/StringThing

Mura's Meister/Copies

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250 & Flood Fill with a Dark color from your Tube

Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the Bottom Layer

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

 

 

Activate the Top layer

Effects> Two Moon> StringThing ... with the following settings

 

 

Change this layers Blend Mode to Multiply and the Opacity to 40%

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Change your Foreground & Background to 2 bright colors from your Tube

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

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with your Gradient

Load the Mask I provided at the start of this Tutorial (SpawnsFSMask58) ... with these settings

 

 

Layers> Merge> Merge Group

Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the same settings as before

Paste your Tube as a New layer and position on the Left side of your Tag ... Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror

Activate the Bottom Tube layer ... Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... with the following settings

 

 

Change this layers Blend Mode to Soft Light

Activate the Top Tube layer ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Click on your Foreground and change the Angle to 90

Flood Fill layer with your Gradient ... Selections> Select All

Selections> Modify> Contract by 2 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None

 

 

Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the same settings as before

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 4, Black

Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Hide the Name, Credits, Border & Tube layer ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Now open Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Hold down CTRL and keep pressing L until you have 11 frames



Return to PSP, hide all the unhidden layer ... Unhide and activate the Tube layer ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Effects> Insert Image Effect

 

Click on the Customize button

 

 

 

Click OK then OK again ... Edit> Select All ... Edit> Copy

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

Move into position and click once

 

You can delete the animation only image now as you don't need it

Return to PSP ... Unhide the Name, Credits & Border layers ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go to Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Hold down CTRL and keep pressing L until you have 11 frames ... Edit> Select All ... Edit> Copy

 

Activate your Tag

Edit> Select All ... Edit> Paste> Into Selected Frames ... move into position and click once

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 10/11/12

©David Hanslip