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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called bajoran

Tube & Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Danny Drake - License and Tubes available at CDO

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Eye Candy 6/Perspective Shadow (optional)

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Dark color from your Tube & Background to & lighter shade of the Foreground color

Open a New Image 600x250

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with your Foreground color

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with your Foreground color

Change your Background to a color medium color between your current Background & Foreground colors

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with your new Background color ... Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings

 

 

Selections> Select None

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Cards ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Image Effects> Offset ... with the following settings

 

 

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

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this layer with your Foreground color

Layers> Arrange> Send to Bottom ... Effects> Texture Effects> Weave ... with the following settings

 

Paste your Close up as a New Layer and position in the Middle like so

 

Change this layers Blend Mode to Soft Light

Layers>Merge> Merge Down ... Activate the Top layer

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

(I used Eye Candy 6/Perspective Shadow with the Blurry preset)

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with color of your choice

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 1 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

 

Add Copyrights and your Name ... Crop Image 600x250

Activate the Bottom layer ... Edit> Copy

 

 

 

ANIMATING



Open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation ... Effects> Insert Image Effects

 

Click on the Customize button

 

 

Change the first 10 waves to the following

Wave 1: X 70 ... Y 40

Wave 2: X 48 ... Y 26

Wave 3: X 26 ... Y 14

Wave 4: X 6 ... Y 3

Wave 5: X -9 ... Y -5

Wave 6: X -23 ... Y -12

Wave 7: X -35 ... Y -17

Wave 8: X -45 ... Y -23

Wave 9: X -54 ... Y -28

Wave 10: X -64 ... Y -31

 

Set all other waves to X 0 ... Y 0

DELETE the first Frame

 

Return to PSP and Hide the Background layer ... Edit> Copy Copy Merged

Go to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Hold down CTRL and keep pressing L until you have the same amount of frames as your animation (should be 10)

Edit> Select All ... Edit> Copy

 

Activate your Animation ... Edit> Select All ...Edit> Paste> Into Selected Frames

Move into position and click once (I zoomed in to help with positioning)

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 7th July 2012

©David Hanslip