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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called DJ Goo

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

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

 

Filters:

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Swirl

Mura's Meister/Copies

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x600

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with a color from your Tube

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

 

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with a second color from your Tube

Effects> Texture Effects> Weave ... with the following settings

Gap Size - 2 ... Width - 4 ... Opacity - 1

Weave color and Gap color - color of your choice

 

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with a third color from your Tube

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Swirl ... on the "settings" tab click on the "Painterly" folder then on "Frosted Glass, Patchy"

Selections> Select None

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Tiling ... default settings

 

 

Open my Pattern ... Edit> Copy ... Close my Pattern and with your Tag active ... Edit> Paste As New Layer

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

Rename this layer flux ... Image> Free Rotate ... with the following settings

 

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Image> Crop to Selection ... Duplicate the flux layer 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

 

 

Activate the flux layer ... Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Top layer

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and move into a suitable position then apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with a Dark color

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 1 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

 

 

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 27th May 2012

©David Hanslip