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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Streetscript

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

 

Filters:

Xero/Fritillary

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Swirl

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Medium color from your Tube

Change your Background to a very Light color from your Tube

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

 

 

Open a New Image 600x250 and Flood Fill it with your Gradient

Effects> Distortion Effects> Pixelate ... with the following settings

 

 

Layers> Duplicate ... Effects> Xero> Fritillary ... with the following settings

 

 

Change this layers Blend Mode to Lighten

Activate the Bottom layer ... Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance ... Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

Change your Foreground back to Color ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Effects> Xero> Fritillary ... same settings as before ... Selections> Modify> Expand by 18 ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Change your Background to a Dark color from your Tube

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your Background color

Selections> Select None ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down ... Rename this layer Swirl

Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3) ... Activate the Swirl layer again

 

 

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

 

Activate the Copy of Swirl layer ... Effects> Eye Candy 6:Textures> Swirl ... Click the Random Seed button once then on OK

Activate the Copy (2) of Swirl layer ... Effects> Eye Candy 6:Textures> Swirl ... Click the Random Seed button once then on OK

 

 

Activate the Swirl layer again

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 10, your Background color

Shadow on New Layer ... checked

 

 

Active the Drop Shadow layer ... Layers> Duplicate ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Activate the Top layer

Paste your Tube as a New Layer, position to your liking and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

(If using PSP's built in Drop Shadow remember to uncheck the Shadow on New Layer)

 

 

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

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

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 Copy (2) of Swirl layer ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop ...Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP hide the Copy of Swirl layer ... Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop ...Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Edit> Select All ... Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 17 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 3rd August 2012

©David Hanslip