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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Candles

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Tim Lowery

License and Tubes available at PTE


Filters:

L en K/Trouble (also known as L&K Filters)

Mura's Meister/Copies

DSB Flux/Bright Noise



Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x50 ... Flood Fill layer White

Effects> L en K> Trouble ... with the following settings

Control 2 - 90
Set all others to 0

 

Image> Canvas Size ... with the following settings



 

Image> Free Rotate ... with the following settings



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

Crop image 600x250

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Line (default settings)

Change your Foreground and Background to 2 colors from your Tube

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 125
Right - 600
Bottom - 250
Left - 0

Layers> New Raster Layer and with new layer active

Flood Fill Selection with your Foreground color ... Selections> Invert

Flood Fill Selection with your Background color ... Selections> Select None

Change this layers Blend Mode to Multiply

 

Layers> Merge> Merge Down ... Rename this layer "flux"

Duplicate this layer twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the "flux" layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 0
Right - 191
Bottom - 7
Left - 183

 

Selections> Modify> Select Color Range

Tolerance - 20
Softness - 20
Add Color Range - checked

Reference color - hover your mouse over your Tag and left-click inside the selection

(the reference color box should change to the color you clicked on)

 

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

Intensity - 20
Direction - Mix

Activate the "Copy of flux" layer

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

Activate the "Copy (2) of flux" layer

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

Selections> Select None



Activate the "flux" layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 244
Right - 193
Bottom - 250
Left - 181

 

Selections> Modify> Select Color Range

Tolerance - 20
Softness - 20
Add Color Range - checked

Reference color - hover your mouse over your Tag and left-click inside the selection

(the reference color box should change to the color you clicked on)

 

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

Intensity - 20
Direction - Mix

Activate the "Copy of flux" layer

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

Activate the "Copy (2) of flux" layer

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

Selections> Select None

 

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

Layers>Arrange> Bring to Top (if not already at top in your palette)

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

Rename this layer "Tube" ... Crop image 600x250

 

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

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

Inside
Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 4

Flood Fill Black ... Selections> Select None

 


Selections> Select All

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

Inside
Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 3

Flood Fill with a color from your Tube ... Selections> Select None

 

Selections> Select All

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

Inside
Anti Alias - checked
Border Width - 1

Flood Fill Black
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



Tutorial written on 04/04/2011 ©David Hanslip