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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

Now go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new 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 4th April 2011
©David Hanslip