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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called KS Lovers

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

 

Filters:

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Texture Noise

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Medium color from your Tube

Change your Background to a Darker shade of the Foreground color

Open a New Image 600x250 ... Flood Fill with your Foreground color

 

 

Adjust>Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your Background color

Change this layers Blend Mode to Overlay and also lower the Opacity to around 70%

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and position on the left making sure what you want to keep is inside the Selection

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

Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance(L)

 

 

Hide the Bottom layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Visible ... Unhide the Bottom layer

Activate the Bottom layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Selections> Promote Selection to Layer

Activate the Bottom layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Activated the Promoted Selection layer ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down

 

 

Paste your Close Up as New layer and move into position making sure what you want to keep is inside the Selection

Selections> Select None ... Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance

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

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with a suitable color ... Selections> Select None

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

 

 

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Rename this layer TN and Duplicate it twice (for a total of 3)

Activate the TN layer again ... Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Texture Noise ... with the following settings

Click on the "Settings" tab and then on the "Settings Tour (fixed scaling) " folder then click on "Overlay: Transparent Haze " so it is highlighted blue

Click on the "Basic" tab then on the "Random Seed" button once ... click OK to apply the effect

 

 

Activate the Copy of TN layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Texture Noise ... click on the Random Seed button once then on ok

Activate the Copy (2) of TN layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Texture Noise ... click on the Random Seed button once then on ok

 

 

Hide the 2 Top TN layers for now

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

Layers> New Raster Layer

 

 

Using your Selection Tool draw out a selection like so

 

 

Flood Fill this Selection with the same color as the TN layer stripes

Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... same settings as earlier

Lower this layers Opacity to around 70% ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down

 

 

Activate the TN layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Activate the Copy of TN layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Activate the Copy (2) of TN layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

 

 

Selections> Select None

Activate the Top layer ... 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

 

 

 

 

ANIMATING

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Return to PSP hide the "TN" layer and unhide the "Copy of TN " layer
Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Return to PSP hide the "Copy of TN " layer and unhide the "Copy (2) of TN " layer
Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame

Edit> Select All ... Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 16 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 12th August 2012

©David Hanslip