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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Reklame Script Regular

Close Up & Large Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Barachan - License and Tubes available at DSI

 

Filters:

No outside filters needed

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Light color from your Tube

Change your Background to a Dark color from your Tube

Change your Foreground to Gradient ... with the following settings

 

 

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

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

 

 

Layers> Duplicate

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Background color

 

 

Effects> Texture Effects> Weave ... with the following settings

 

 

Selections> Invert ... Activate the Middle layer ... Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance

Effects> Texture Effects> Weave ... with the same settings as before but change the Width to 5

Selections> Select None ... Change this layers Blend Mode to Soft Light

 

 

 

Activate the Top layer and change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

 

 

Paste your Close Up as a New Layer

Move over your Selection so the part you want to keep is inside it

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

Lower this layers Opacity to around 60%

 

 

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

Change your Foreground back to Color ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with your Foreground color

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 2 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Modify> Expand by 1 ... Selections> Invert ... Flood Fill Selection with your Background Color ... Selections> Select None

 

 

Selections> Select All ... Image> Crop to Selection

Add Copyrights and your Name

 

 

Activate the Close Up layer ... Hide all layers apart from this layer and the one below it

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

 

 

 

ANIMATING

Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation ... Edit> Duplicate Selected

Edit> Select All ... Effects> Insert Image Transition

 

Click on Customize

 

 

Click on OK then on OK again

 

Go back to PSP .. DELETE the unhidden layers

Unhide the two bottom layers ... Edit> Copy Special > Copy Merged

Go back 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)

 

Activate your animation ... Edit> Select All ... Edit> Copy

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

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

You can delete the animation only image now as you don't need it



Return to PSP

Unhide the hidden layers and hide the bottom two layers

Edit> Copy Special> 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 Tag

Edit> Select All ... Edit> Copy

 

Activate your Tag

Edit> Select All ... Edit> Paste> Into Selected Frames ... move into position and click once

Animation> Frame Properties ... change to 15

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 21st April 2012

©David Hanslip