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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Barbed Ink

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis

I purchased Tube from PTE but now his License and Tubes are available at CDO

One of my Templates SpawnsFSTemplate002

 

Filters:

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

xero/Fritillary

Eye Candy 6/Perspective Shadow (optional)

 

 

Ok let's begin

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

Activate the Left - Angled Line layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Selections>Select All ... Selections> Float

Selections> Defloat ... Delete the Right - Angled Line layer ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill the Selection with a dark color from your Tube

Selections> Select None ... Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise

 

 

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... Settings ... Simple (thin) ... White

Rename this layer A Line

Activate the Top/Bottom Half Rectangle layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

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

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selection with a medium color from your Tube

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... same settings as before

 

 

Selections> Select None ... Change this layers Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... same settings as before

Rename this layer Cross

 

 

Activate the Bottom Left - Background layer ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float

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

Paste your Tube as a New Layer

Move into position so what you want to keep is inside the selection

Selections> Invert ... Edit> Clear ... Selections> Select None

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

Layers> Merge> Merge Down ... Rename this layer BLB

 

 

Activate the Top Right - Background layer ... Repeat the steps above in red

Rename this layer TRB

Activate the Bottom Right - Background layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

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

Flood Fill the Selections with a light color from your Tube

 

 

Effects> xero> Fritillary... with the following settings

Selections> Select None ... Rename this layer FRIT

 

 

Activate the Left - Lines Strip layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... same settings as before

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... Settings ... Simple (thin) ... Black

Click on the Basic tab and change the Glow Radius to 1

Rename this layer WL

 

 

Activate the Left - Mini Squares layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Change this layers Blend Mode to Overlay ... Rename this layer Squares

Move this layer so it is above the TRB layer

 

 

Activate the Background - Middle layer

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

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer

Move into position so what you want to keep is inside the selection

Selections> Invert ... Edit> Clear ... Selections> Select None

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

Rename this layer CU

 

 

Activate the Frame layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 2

Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill the Selection with the first color you used from your Tube

Selections> Modify> Contract by 2 ... Edit> Clear ... Selections> Select None

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... same settings as before

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer ... Resize if needed and move a little to the left

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

Move this layer below the Frame layer

 

 

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

CU and Background - Middle

 

 

 

ANIMATING


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

Edit> Paste> As New Animation ... Effects> Insert Image Effects

 

 

Click on the Customize button

 

 

Change the first 10 waves to the following

Wave 1: X 0 ... Y -56

Wave 2: X 10 ... Y 42

Wave 3: X -43 ... Y -56

Wave 4: X 35 ... Y -51

Wave 5: X 24 ... Y -54

Wave 6: X 36 ... Y 0

Wave 7: X -37 ... Y 35

Wave 8: X -9 ... Y 56

Wave 9: X -28 ... Y -12

Wave 10: X 36 ... Y 26

 

Set all other waves to X 0 ... Y 0

Click on OK then on OK again ... DELETE the last Frame

This is your Animation ... Minimize for the moment

 

Return to PSP hide the CU layer and unhide the following layers

Squares ... TRB .. FRIT .. BLB

 

 

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 10 frames



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

Activate the image with Background Frames ... Edit> Select All

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

This is now the Animation with Background Frames

 

Return to PSP hide the TRB .. FRIT .. BLB and Background - Middle layers and

unhide the WL layer and all layers above

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 10 frames

Edit> Select All ... Edit Copy

 

Activate the Animation with Background Frames ... Edit> Select All

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



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 ... I changed the squares Blend Mode to Burn on this one

 

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Tutorial written 24/12/16 ©David Hanslip