Tube of choice,I am using the beautiful work of Kevin Clark,which you can purchase here,do not use unless you have a license to do so.
Von's template here Thank you Von,love it!! You can download the template here until its removed,make sure to go to Von's blog and thank her for the template.
Eye Candy 4000-HSB Noise
Mask of choice,I am using Vix_mask166 here
Font of choice,I am using Copperplate Gothic Bold,came with my PSP program
-This tutorial was written assuming you have working knowledge of PSP-
Dropshadow for entire tut:
Open template,hit shiftD,close the orginal
Move the wordart up top,flood fill color of choice,I used #ff4040/dropshadow
Highlight the star layer/floor fill same color/click inside the star with your magicwand/flood fill black/effects/sindots
Highlight your circle layer/flood fill white,paste tube/position/dropshadow
Layers/new raster/send to bottom/flood fill same color as your wordart/right click/new mask layer/from image/mask data unchecked/layers/merge/merge group/iamge/resize mask layer by 20% larger.
Layers/new raster/send to bottom/flood fill white
Highlight your wordart layer/right click/merge/merge down with star layer/layers/duplicate 2 times/rename sw1,sw2and sw3/highlight layer1/effects/eye candy 4000/HSB Noise/settings:
Lump Width 46
Lump Height 42
Pattern Smooth Fractal
Fractal Roughness 40
Seamless Tile checked
Random Seed,click one time
Repeat HSB Noise for sw2&sw3 layers but only changing your random seed by clicking once for each layer.
Image/resize all layers 20%
Highlight sw1,hide other 2 layers/open AS/back to psp/image/copymerged/paste into AS as a new layer/hide sw1,unhide&highlight sw2/image/copy merged/paste into AS after the current frame/repeat for sw3 layer/animation/frame properties 20
Save as gif
Hope you enjoyed my tut,would love to see your results.