You will need PsP X&Animation Shop ,Earlier Versions of PsP should have no probs.Tube and font of choice. I have used the font galactic, Vm Experimental and Eye Candy's Gradient Glow and Corona Plugins,HRE

I am using a tube from my Keith Garvey Gild Package.

Let's Begin

File, new 500x500 transparent image.
Flood fill with white.
Layer duplicate, Layer duplicate.
Click on Raster 1 .
Effects VM Experimental /Magnetic Detection with these settings.

Click on Copy of Raster 1
Effects VM Experimental/Magnetic Detection
Change the Polarization to 52
Click on Copy(2) of Raster 1
Effects VM Experimental/Magnetic Detection
Change the Polarization to 78
Click on Copy(3) of Raster 1
Effects VM Experimental/Magnetic Detection
Change the Polarization to 138
Click on Copy(3) of Raster 1
Effects VM Experimental/Magnetic Detection
Change the Polarization to 230
Layer, new raster layer,flood fill with black.
Selections, Select All, Selections, modify and contract by 10, Edit Cut.
Selections , Invert
Effects, 3d effects, drop shadow with these settings.

Repeat the drop shadow but change the Vertical to 2 and Horizontal to 3.
Selections, Select none.
Grab your preset tool, Heart1 with these settings.Line style is #8 Dot.Foreground a red gradient and background black.

Draw out a large heart, once happy, Objects, align center in canvas.
Layer, convert to raster.
Effects, Plugins/EyeCandy 4000 Gradient Glow with these settings.


Effects, Plugins/EyeCandy 4000/Repeat the Gradient Glow but on the color tab change the color to red.
Grab your magic wand with these settings

Click inside our black heart. Tap your delete key on your keyboard or Edit, cut.
Click now on each of our VM Magnetic Detection layers.Tap your delete key on your keyboard. Be sure to click on all of our 5 layers.
Selections, Invert
Now working your way down our VM Magnetic Detection layers, Repeat our Gradient Glow step using the same settings.
*It will look pretty dark by the time you add the gradient glow to all of our 5 vm layers but it wont matter for our end result *When we animate we will hide and unhide but let's finish the tag first.*S*
Selections, select none.
Layer new raster,flood fill with black.
Layers, arrange sent to bottom.
Grab the tube you will be using, Edit copy, back to our working canvas, Edit, paste as new layer.
Postion to where you would like.
Effects, Plugins/EyeCandy 4000, Corona
Choose Plasma Cloud from the settings tab with these settings. The color wont' matter .You'll see in a minute.

Layers, Properties and change the blend mode to luminance.
Copy and paste your tube again as a new layer to our canvas. Layers, arrange bring to top.
Position to where you would like.
Add your text, your text effects,
Add your watermark, Your artists credits. I would suggest to add your credits needed to the black border or inside the heart to avoid the part of our tag that will be animated.
Time for animation..

Hide the following layers below only. Edit, copy merged. Open up animation shop and edit, paste as new animation.

Hide the following layers below only, Edit, copy merged, Back to animation shop, Edit paste after current frame. Back to psp.

Hide the following layers below only, Edit, copy merged, Back to animation shop, Edit paste after current frame. Back to psp.

Hide the following layers below only, Edit, copy merged, Back to animation shop, Edit paste after current frame. Back to psp.

Hide the following layers below only, Edit, copy merged, Back to animation shop, Edit paste after current frame.



File, Optimization Wizard, Save and we're done!
Whew..Cheers!
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.

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