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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called WalrusGumbo

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Ismael Rac

License and Tubes available at his store HERE


Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Mehdi/Sorting Tiles

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

 

 


Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Paste your Tube as a new layer

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ...*Wall Paper(shrink) ...default settings

Edit> Repeat Copies ... Crop image 600x250

 

DELETE the blank layer ... Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the bottom layer

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

Block Range - 0-50
Block - 30
Crossed

Rename this layer "Background"

 

Activate the top layer

Effects> Mehdi> Sorting Tiles ... same settings as before but change "Crossed" to "Plus"

Select you Selection Tool (Make sure the Feather is set to 0)

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 19
Right - 600
Bottom - 80
Left - 0

Hit DELETE on your keyboard

 

Make another Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 169
Right - 600
Bottom - 229
Left - 0

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

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



 

Use a color of your choosing ... Rename this layer "Foreground"

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Selections> Select All

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

Inside
Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 2

Flood Fill with a suitable color ... Rename this layer "Border"

 

Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the "Border" layer

Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... with the following settings

Intensity - 70
Direction - Mix

Activate the "Copy of Border" layer

Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Activate the "Copy (2) of Border" layer

Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

 

Hide the 2 top flux layers for now ... Paste your Tube as a new layer

Move to the Left side of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Rename this layer "Tube" and in your layer palette drag it between the "Foreground" and "Border" layers

Add Copyrights and your Name ... Merge them with the Tube layer


 


ANIMATING

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Now open Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Return to PSP hide the "Border" layer and unhide the "Copy of Border" layer

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

 

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

Return to PSP hide the "Copy of Border" layer and unhide the "Copy (2) of Border" 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



Tutorial written on 27/03/2011 ©David Hanslip