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You will need:

Font of your choice

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of rzhevskii

License & Tubes available at PicsForDesign

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

AAA Filters/Good Vibrations

AAA Frames/Foto Frame

 

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Open a New Image 600x250 ... Paste your Tube as a New Layer

Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the bottom Tube layer

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Wall paper(rotate) ... default settings

Repeat if necessary to cover canvas

 

 

Effects> AAA Filters> Good Vibrations

 

 

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

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this layer with a color from your Tube

Layers> Arrange> Send to Bottom

 

 

Activate the layer Good Vibrations was used on ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

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

Effects> AAA Frames> Foto Frame

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this layer with Black

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 1

Edit> Clear ... Selections> Select None

Layers> Arrange> Bring to Top

 

 

Activate the Tube layer

Using your Freehand Selection Tool make a selection around your pumpkin like so

 

 

Selections> Promote Selection to Layer ... Selections> Select None

Rename this layer Pumpkin ... Apply a Suitable Drop Shadow to your Tube (not just pumpkin layer)

Add Copyrights and your Name

Hide all layers apart from the Pumpkin layer

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

 

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Now open Animation Shop ... Edit> Paste> As New Animation

Effects> Insert Image Effect

 

 

Click on the Customize button

Click on OK then on OK again to apply the effect

 

 

Return to PSP ... Hide the Pumpkin layer and unhide all other layers

Edit> Copy Special> Copy Merged

Go back to Animation Shop ... Edit >Paste> As New Animation

 

Hold down CTRL + SHIFT on your keyboard and hit L until you have 21 frames

Activate the Pumpkin Animation ... Edit> Select All ... Edit> Copy

Activate the Tag ... Edit> Select All ... Edit> Paste> Into Selected Frame

 


Move into correct position and left click to place

Click on Frame 1 so it is the only one selected ... Animation> Frame Properties ... set to 100

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 03/11/2018 ©David Hanslip