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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Stunning

Close Up and Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Psyco Jimi- License and Tubes available at MTA

 

 

Ok let's begin

Set your Foreground to a color from your Tube

Set your Background color to White

Click on your Foreground again and set it to Gradient ... with the following settings

 

 

Open a New Image 600x600

Flood Fill with your Gradient

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

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance

 

 

Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the Bottom layer

Effects> Texture Effects> Weave ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Top Layer

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

 

 

Image> Free Rotate ... with the following settings

 

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Image> Crop to Selection

Change this layers Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and position on the Right side of your Tag

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Play around with the Right until the right side of your Selection is midway through your Tube like so

 

 

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill this Selection with your color from your Tube

Selections> Modify> Contract by 2 ... Flood Fill this Selection with White

Lower this layers Opacity to 65% ... Selections> Select All

Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

 

 

Activate the layer above the Background layer ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Activate the Top layer ... Layers> Arrange> Move Down

Paste your Close Up as a New Layer

 

 

Move over your Selection so the part you want to keep is inside it

Selections> Invert ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None ... change this layers Blend mode to Luminance or Luminance (L)

Layers> Arrange> Move Down

 

 

Apply Suitable Drop Shadows to your Tube

Activate the Top layer ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with your Tube color

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract by 2 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

 

 

Add Copyrights and your Name

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

And that's it all that's left is to Save your Tag

 

 

 

Here is a another example made by my friend Sezy

 

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Tutorial written on the 29th February 2012

©David Hanslip