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Paint Shop Pro Signature Tag Tutorials by Vix

 

For This Tutorial You Will Need :

Eyecandy
Wintermute Font

My Supplies

Frame
Chain
Hanger
Silver Ball
Star
Glitter Sign

1. Open new image 500 x 530

2. Open up the Frame
Copy, paste as new layer

3. Go to PRESET SHAPES...RECTANGLE
Select a colour to fill in your framed area
Ensuring this layer will be under the frame
Create your 2 fills

Convert to raster.

4. Open up the chain
Position at the join as shown
Go to EFFECTS...DROP SHADOW~
Vertical / Horizontal 0
Opacity 35
Blur 5
Duplicate your chain layer
Position

Merge layers visible.

5. Open up the hanger
Duplicate so you have 4 copies
Position the hangers going up the frame
 

6. Open up the Silver Ball
Duplicate so you have 4 copies
Starting at the base of the frame
Ball 1
Go to Hue / Saturation...Colorise
Choose your colour
Position on the lowest hanger.

Ball 2
Choose your colour and colorise.
Go to IMAGE...RESIZE...95%
Position above Ball 1.

Ball 3
Choose your colour and colorise.
Go to IMAGE...RESIZE...95%
Position above Ball 2.

Ball 4
Choose your colour and colorise.
Go to IMAGE...RESIZE...95%
Position above Ball 3.
 

X out everything except the Balls and hangers
Merge Layers Visible

7. Add a Drop Shadow
Vertical 9
Horizontal -3
Opacity 20
Blur 12

Duplicate the layer
Go to IMAGE...MIRROR
Position
 

8. Open up the Wintermute Font.
Depending on the length of your name, vary the size up to 72.
My length name I used the size 68....
Don't worry about the colour of the text you use.
Create your name.
Position in the lower box

Go to EFFECTS...EYECANDY4000...CHROME
( dont worry if your hilight and tint colour are not the same as shown)
Use these settings

Now
Colorise
Hue / Sat 0
 

9. Go to EFFECTS..EDGE EFFECTS...ENHANCE

Duplicate your text layer
Activate the base copy
Go to EFFECTS...EYECANDY...MOTION TRAIL
Using these settings

Activate the top text
Add a Drop Shadow
Vertical 9
Horizontal -3
Opacity 100
Blur 5

Merge All Of Layers Visible.

Go to EDIT...COPY
Open AS

Paste as newanimation (your tag)
Duplicate the frames so you have 4 frames
Go to EDIT...SELECT ALL

Open up the Glitter Text
Go to EDIT...SELECT ALL
EDIT...COPY
Now position it where shown in the top box.
 

Open up the star
Duplicate so you have 4 copies
Go to EDIT SELECT ALL
EDIT...COPY
Position

Now your done

SAVE.

Please feel free to print it out for your own personal use or link too, but do not copy it in anyway to put on-line, pass out or re-write without any permission. Any resemblance to any other tutorial like this is purely coincidental.
This tutorial was written by TYLERESS, NOVEMBER 22nd, 2006

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