To create this Set you will need:

A Tube

I used Art by Jennifer Janesko

Tubes and License Available from CDO

MuRa's Meister - Copies

VM Distortion - Broken Mirror

VM Extravaganza - TeeWee

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Textures - Texture Noise

Xero - Porcelain

 

Ready?

Let's Begin!

New Image - 600x400

Copy your Tube and Paste as a New Layer

Move it to the Center of your Tag

MuRa's Meister - Copies

Line Preset - Default Settings

Duplicate and Flip

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

Merge Visible

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur - 45 Degrees - 100%

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Duplicate

 

On the Original

VM Extravaganza - TeeWee

Input and Output - 0

 

On the Duplicate

VM Distortion - Broken Mirror

Xero - Porcelain

Blue Channel 0 - All else Default

Drop Shadow - 0, 0, 100 and 30

 

New Layer - Fill with a Dark Color

Select All - Contract 2 - Delete - Deselect

Drop Shadow - 0, 0, 100 and 5 - Twice

 

Add your Tube and move to where you want it

Drop Shadow - 20, 20, 100 and 100

Crop to Merged Opaque

 

Add your Name, CR Info and License#

 

Highlight your BG Layer

Duplicate it Twice for a Total of Three

On each of these

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Textures - Texture Noise

Hit the Random Seed Button Once each time

 

Now let's get what we Need for Forum Tag and Avi

Shift+D to Copy your Tag Twice

 

On the First Copy

Remove Art, Border, Name and CR Layers

Resize to 450x300

Set your Crop Tool to 150x150

Move to where you want it and hit the arrow to Apply

Add the Border

Add the Tube

Add the CR Info and Lic#

Add your Initial

Animate like the Tag

This is your Avi

 

On the Second Copy

Remove the Border

Move your CR Info to the Center of your Tag

Select the Layer you did the Broken Mirror Effect on

Image - Flip

Set your Crop tool to what size you want your Forum Tag to be

I used 600x300

Hit the Arrow to Apply

Add the Border

Move your CR Info back to the Bottom/Center of the Tag

Animate like the Tag

This is your Forum Tag

 

Animation

Starting with the Big Tag

Make sure all Layers are Visible

Edit - Copy Merged

In Animation Shop(AS)

Paste as a New Animation

Back in PSP

Hide the Top BG Layer

Edit - Copy Merged

In (AS)

Paste as After Current Frame

Back in PSP

Hide the Middle BG Layer

Edit - Copy Merged

In (AS)

Paste as After Current Frame

Edit - Select All

Animation - Frame Properties

Change the Number to 25

Save as a GIF

 

Here is another Sample

Also using art by Jennifer Janesko

This one is a little different

Before Animating

Select the Broken Mirror Layer

Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Edge and Bi-Directional checked

 

If you try any of my Tutorials

I would love to see what you made!

Please leave a link in the comments section on my Fanpage

 

Tutorial Idea, Tags/Avis ©Shirley Franklin

www.shirleyswebworks.com