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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called Cupcake
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Candra

VM Instant Art/Barbwire
dsb flux/Bright Noise

Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250 Flood Fill it White

Effects> VM Instant Art> Barbwire ... with the following settings

Duplicate the layer 3 times (for a total of 4)
Rename the layers as follows, from Top to Bottom

flux 3
flux 2
flux 1

Activate the Foreground layer

Select your Magic Wand ... with the following settings

And Click in the top left of your image like so

Selections> Modify> Color Range ... with these settings

Hit DELETE once on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Colorize ... play around until you have a color you are happy with and click OK

Activate the "flux 1" layer
Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... with the following settings

Activate the "flux 2" layer
Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Activate the "flux 3" layer
Effects> dsb flux> Bright Noise ... click on the Mix button once then on ok

Activate the Foreground layer again

Now go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new layer

Rename the layer Tube

Move into a position on the Right side of the tag that you are happy with
And add a Drop Shadow of choice

Layers> Duplicate
Image Mirror
Layers> Merge> Merge Down
(so the two Tubes are now one layer)

Crop Image to 600x250

Layers> New Raster Layer

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

Flood Fill with the color Black

Selections> Select None

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Add Copyrights and your Name

Crop Image to 600x250

Now it’s time to save your Tag ready to be animated
File> Save As ... under "File Type" choose PSP Animation Shop (*psp.)


Tutorial written on 22nd January 2011
©David Hanslip