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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called vincentshand-regular

Tube and Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Jamie Kidd

License and Tubes available at Creative Design Outlet

One of my Templates SpawnsFSTemplate046

 

Filters:

xero/Fritillary

Eye Candy 6/Perspective Shadow (optional)

 

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open my Template ... Window> Duplicate ... Close Original ... Delete the Credits layer

Change the Foreground and Background colors to two colors from your Tube

Activate the Top Strip layer ... Selections>Select All ... Selections> Float

Selections> Defloat ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Foreground color

Selections> Select None ... Effects> xero> Fritillary

 

 

Activate the White Mini Squares layer

Adjust> Brightness and Contrast> Brightness/Contrast ... Brightness -255 Contrast 0

Change this layers Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to around 50

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Activate the Left Side layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

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

Foreground-Background

Style - Linear ... Angle 45 ... Repeats 4

Invert unchecked

 

 

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

Flood Fill the Selections with your Gradient

Selections> Select None ... Effects> xero> Fritillary

 

 

Activate the Main Background layer ... Effects> xero> Fritillary ... same settings as before

Paste your Close Up as a New Layer

Move into a suitable position so what you want to see is in view

Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance or Luminance(L)

Also change the layers Opacity to around 70

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror ... Hide this layer for now

 

 

Activate the Black Lines layer

Change this layers Blend Mode to Soft Light

Activate the Top Strip layer ... Paste your Tube as a New Layer

Resize if needed and position to the left of your canvas

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow ... I used

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Perspective Shadow ... Settings ... Drop ... Blurry

 

 

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

Activate the Border layer ... Selections>Select All ... Selections> Float

Selections> Defloat ... Flood Fill the Selection with a color from your Tube

Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise

 

 

Add Copyrights and your Name ... Hide ALL layers apart from

Black Lines ... Bottom Close Up ... Main Background

 

 

 

ANIMATING


Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged ... Now open Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Return to PSP hide the Bottom Close Up layer and unhide the Top Close Up layer

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged ... Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame ... Click once on the first frame

Effects> Insert Image Transition

 

 

Edit> Select All ... Edit> Copy ... Click on frame 12

Edit> Paste> After Current Frame ... Animation> Reverse Frames

This is your Animation ... Minimize for the moment

 

 

Return to PSP and hide the bottom 4 layers and unhide the rest

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged ... Go back to Animation Shop

Edit> Paste> As New Animation ... Edit> Copy

Hold down CTRL and keep pressing L until you have 24 frames

 

 

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

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

 

 

(Optional) I slowed the Animation down ... with all frames selected ... Animation> Frame Properties ... 20

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 26/12/16 ©David Hanslip