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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Thystle

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Hallan Moulin

And my selection which you can get HERE ... unzip into your Selections folder


Mura's Meister/Copies

Mehdi/Sorting Tiles

Ulead GIF-X Plugin 2.0


Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Paste your Tube as a new layer ... Resize so it fits nicely in the middle

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies .... Wallpaper rotate (default settings)

Crop Image 600x250 ... Rename layer "Background"


Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the bottom layer

Adjust> Blur> Radial Blur ... with the following settings

Activate the top layer

Effects> Mehdi> Sorting Tiles ... with the following settings

Load the selection I provided with this Tutorial

Hit the DELETE button on your keyboard


Selections> Select None

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... with the following settings

Color of your choice


Edit> Repeat Drop Shadow ... Paste your Tube as a new layer

Move into a position you are happy with and add a Drop Shadow (any settings you like)

Drag this layer to the top in your Layer Palette if it is not already there

Crop Image 600x250 ... Layers> New Raster Layer


Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... with the following settings

Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 4

Flood Fill with a suitable color ... Selections> Select None

Add Copyrights and your Name


Hide the Background layer ... Layers> Merge Visible

Unhide the Background layer ... Activate the Background layer

Effects> Ulead Effects

At the bottom click on the Gallery button and select "Nickelodeon 3"

match the frame these

and click ok


Click on save .. name it Nick 3

Save it somewhere easy to find

Now Click on Cancel and Close the Plugin


DELETE the Background layer ... Crop Image 600x250



Open Animation Shop

Open the Nick 3 Animation you made

Delete the 6th frame ... Now go to PSP ... Edit> Copy


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

Hold down CTRL on your keyboard and hit L until you have 6 frames

press CTRL+A to Select All then CTRL+C to Copy


Active the Nick 3 animation press CTRL+A to Select All then CTRL+E to Paste Into Selected Frame

Move into correct position and left click to place

Close the Background Animation as its not needed any more

View> Animation to see your new animation

and that's it your done all that's left is to save your Tag

Tutorial written on 07/03/2011 ©David Hanslip