To create this Set you will need:

A Tube

I used art by Freya Langford-Sidebottom

Tubes and License available at AIL

My Selection HERE

Medhi - Vibrations 1.1

MuRa's Meister - Copies

DSB Flux - Bright Noise



Let's begin!


Choose two contrasting colors for your BG and FG

Make a FG/BG Gradient on the FG

Linear - Angle 90 - Repeats 0


New Image - 600x250

Fill with your Gradient

DSB Flux - Bright Noise - 18 - Mix Checked


New Layer

Load my Selection

Fill the middle one with one of your colors and

the outside ones with your other color


MuRa's Meister - Copies - Line Preset - Default Settings


Medhi - Vibrations 1.1

Drop Shadow - 0, 0, 60 and 3


New Layer - Fill with the Darker of your Colors

Select All - Contract 10 - Delete - Deselect

Drop Shadow - 0, 0, 60 and 3


Pen Tool

Point to point - BG Null - FG your other Color

Line Style Diamonds - Line Width 2


Hold down your Shift Key and draw

a Line from top left to top right

You'll notice how holding the Shift Key down,

Constrains it to a straight line

Convert to Raster - Duplicate - Merge down

Duplicate - Image - Flip - Merge down

Duplicate this Lines Layer twice for a total of three Layers

On each of these - DSB Flux - Bright Noise

100 - Mix Checked - hit the Mix button once for each Layer

Hide the top two Layers for now


Let's get what we need for the Avatar

Shift+D to copy your Tag

Crop to 150x150

Make the Border and Lines Layers

Like we did for the Tag

Add your Name or Initial

Animate like we will for the Tag


Back to our Tag

Copy your Tube and Paste as a New Layer

Place as Desired - Drop Shadow of choice

Crop your Tag

Add your Name, CR Info and License#



Edit - Copy Merged

In Animation shop - Edit- Paste as new animation

Back in PSP

Hide the bottom Lines Layer and unhide the middle one

Edit - Copy merged

In Animation shop - Edit - Paste after current frame

Back in PSP

Hide the middle Lines Layer and unhide the top one

Edit-copy merged

In Animation shop - Edit- Paste after current frame

View animation- If you like it, save as a gif and you're done!


Sample Sets:



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 Blog


Tutorial Idea, Tags/Avis ©Shirley Franklin