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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called LD Calligraphix

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

One of my Templates which you can get on my Blog, we will be using SpawnsFSTemplate015

 

Filters:

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Brushed Metal

 

 

Ok let's begin

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

Activate the Dark Grey Frame layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selection with the main color from your Tube

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

 

 

Selections> Select None ... Delete the Dark Grey Frame layer

Activate the Light Grey Strips layer

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 color box next to Metal Color and change to a color from your Tube

Click on the Random Seed button once then on OK

 

 

Activate the Middle Background layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Flood Fill the Selection with any color from your Tube

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and position on the left of your Selection (resize if needed)

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

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance or Luminance(L)

Activate the Dots layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selection with the color you used on the frame (in my case the pink)

Selections> Select None ... DELETE the Dots layer

 

 

Activate the layer with the Tubes on

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat ... Activate the layer with the Dots on

Hit DELETE on your keyboard

 

 

Selections> Select None

Activate the Top & Bottom Dark Grey Backgrounds layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Flood Fill the Selections with the color you used on the Middle Background layer

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

 

 

Activate the Border layer

Paste your Tube as a New Layer, position on the Right side of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

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 1st June 2012

©David Hanslip