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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Chrispy

Large Tube or Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of LadyMishka - License and Tubes available at PFD

 

Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

Xero/Fritillary

Graphics Plus/Cut Glass

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground & Background to Bright colors from your Tube

Click on your Foreground again then on the Gradient Tab

Now click on Edit

 

 

On the Top color bar click on the little dot (it should change to black)

 

 

Now click in the Middle of the color bar and you will see another scroller appear below the bar

 

 

Look to the left and make sure you have 50 in the Location box

 

 

Click on the Custom

Hover the Dropper Tool over your tag and click on any color (not one that you already have)

Click on Ok ... Click on Save As ... Name it anything you like and click on OK

 

 

Click on Close ... You should now be back on the Gradient Tab ... match these settings

 

 

Open a New Image 600x250

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Flood Fill with your Gradient ... Selections> Select None

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Line ... change Number to 3

 

 

Effects> Xero> Fritillary ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance ... Swap your colors

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with your Gradient

Effects> Distortion Effects> Pixelate ... with the following settings

 

 

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down

Activate the Top layer ... Paste your Tube or Close Up as a New Layer

Move into Position on the right side of your Tag ... Layers> Duplicate

 

 

Image> Mirror ... Activate the Original ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down

Change this layers Blend Mode to Hard Light ... you may want to move it around until a part you like it showing

 

 

Activate the Bottom layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Selections> Promote Selection To Layer

Effect> Graphics Plus> Cut Glass ... Default settings

Selections> Select None

Activate the Top layer ... Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill with your Background color ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 3

Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None

 

 

Change your Foreground back to Color

Activate your Text Tool ... set stroke to 3 ... write out you name at a decent size

Lower the layers Opacity to around 80% and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Add Copyrights and your done all that's left is to save your Tag

 

 

 

Here is another example made by my friend Sezy

 

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Tutorial written on the 16th March 2012

©David Hanslip