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This is a Black and White Forum Set Tutorial

 

You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Boneribbon

Tube & Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Danny Lee - License and Tubes available at his store HERE

His store is now closed but I'm sure you can find where he is selling now if you simply do a quick google search

One of my Templates which you can get on my Blog, we will be using SpawnsFSTemplate062

 

Filters:

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Swirl

Xenofex 2/Television

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Texture Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open my Template ... Window> Duplicate ... Close Original

Delete the Credits and Black Foregrounds Dots layers

 

 

Change your Foreground to Medium Grey color ... Activate the Main Background layer & Flood Fill it with this color

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

 

 

Activate the Black Foreground layer

Effects> Xenofex 2> Television ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Grey Foreground layer

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

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

Effects> Eye Candy 6:Textures> Swirl ... same settings as before

 

 

Paste your Close Up as a New Layer ... Move into position so a part you want showing covers the Right side of the Selection

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

Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance and the opacity so you can see the pattern behind (I lowered to around 30%)

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

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

 

 

Delete the Grey Foreground layer

Change your Background to a Light Grey color ... Activate the Wavey Lines

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

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

Selections> Select None

 

 

Rename this layer TN and Duplicate it twice (for a total of 3)

Delete the Wavey Lines layer ... Activate the TN layer

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

Click on the "Settings" tab and then on the "Settings Tour (fixed scaling) " folder then click on "Overlay: Heavy Rain" so it is highlighted blue

Click on the "Basic" tab ... change the Texture to "Crinkles"then click on the "Random Seed" button once ... click OK to apply the effect

 

 

Activate the Copy of TN layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Texture Noise ... click on the Random Seed button once then on ok

Activate the Copy (2) of TN layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Texture Noise ... click on the Random Seed button once then on ok

 

 

Hide the 2 Top TN layers for now

Activate the Border layer ... Paste your Tube as a New Layer, position on the left side of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Layers> Arrange Move> Down ... Activate the Border layer again

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

 

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

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

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

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Edit> Select All ... Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 13 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

 

 

 

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Tutorial written on the 6th August 2012

©David Hanslip