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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called AldridgeScriptSSK

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Jose Cano - License and Tubes available at PTE

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Light color from your Tube

Change your Background to a Darker color from your Tube

Click on your Foreground again and set it to Gradient ... with the following settings

 

 

Open a New Image 600x250 ... Flood Fill with your Gradient

Effects> Distortion Effects> Pixelate ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and position suitably in the center of your Tag

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Line ... change Number to a suitable amount (I used 5)

 

 

Duplicate this layer ... activate the Original ... change the Blend Mode to Luminance ... Rename this layer MMC

Activate the Duplicate ... rename it Ani ... Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(L)

Duplicate this layer three times (for a total of 4)

 

 

Activate the Ani Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

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

 

 

Activate the Copy of Ani Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

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

 

 

Activate the Copy (2) of Ani Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

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

 

 

Activate the Copy (3) of Ani Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

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

 

 

Hide all the three copy of Ani layers for now

 

 

Activate the Top layer ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill this Selection with White ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 4

Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Modify> Expand by 2 ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill this Selection with any color you like (this will be your window color)

 

 

Selections> Select None ...rename this layer Glass & change its Blend Mode to Hard Light

In your layer palette move this layer between the MMC & Ani layers

Activate the Top layer ... Effects> Texture Effects> Weave ... with the following settings

 

 

Rename this layer Frame

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and position it on the right side of your Tag

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with a Dark color

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 "Ani" layer and unhide the "Copy of Ani" layer

On both the Frame and Glass layer ... Effects> Image Effects> Offset ... with the folowing settings

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame


Return to PSP hide the "Copy of Ani " layer and unhide the "Copy (2) of Ani " layer ... Repeat the steps in red above

Return to PSP hide the "Copy (2) of Ani " layer and unhide the "Copy (3) of Ani " layer ... Repeat the steps in red above

 

Edit> Select All .... Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 60 (or a higher number if you want it even slower)

And that's it. All that's left is to save your Tag ... If you wish to Preview it first View> Animation

 

 

 

Here is another example made by my friend Sezy

 

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Tutorial written on the 11th March 2012

©David Hanslip