This tutorial was written by me, Zuzzanna on September 26 - 2010
any resemblance to any other tutorial is completely coincidental.

I used a tube from Jessica Galbreth you can get a license to use her tubes here

EyeCandy 5 Textures

Supplies here


Open new layer 650 X 600
copyNpaste the slat as new layer
duplicate - mirror and place them side by side
merge layer down

open my background picture
effect texture effect - fur

and adjust Hue & Saturation  and change the color to match your tube

on the slat layer
float and defloat
paste the picture as new layer
selection invert - hit delete - select non
inner bevel

duplicate this layer for a total of four 

now you can delete the original slat layer ☺

add your tube of choice

crop your canvas if nessesary

floodfill the botton layer white
add a new layer - select all

open the other background picture
add the same effect you did on the first one
(fur & hue saturation)

copyNpaste it into selection - select non
apply the mask - merge group

add proper and your name
I used Moonstar with colors from my tube stroke 1

now select one of the slat layers
EyeCandy 5 Textures

repeat on all your slat layers - hitting random button each time

now close three of the layers and copy merge
open AS paste as new animation
back in psp
close this layer open another - copy merge
paste after current frame
repeat with the two last layers
Ctrl + A change frame properties to 15
save as gif ☺