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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Salamander

Tube & Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Danny Lee

License and Tubes available at his store HERE

His store is now closed but I'm sure you can find where he is selling now if you simply do a quick google search

Brush of choice - I used one that came with my PSP called +Round 25



Mura's Meister/Copies





Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground and Background to 2 colors from your Tube

Change your Foreground to Gradient ... with the following settings



Open a New Image 600x250 ... Flood Fill with your Gradient

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



Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance ... Image> Mirror ... Change this layers Blend Mode to Overlay

Activate your Paint Brush tool and select a suitable Brush ... I used +Round 25 Brush and changed the Hardness to 80

Change your Background to White ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Right Click once in the Middle of your canvas



Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Tiling(angled) ... default settings

Change this layers Blend Mode to Soft Light and the Opacity to 50%

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

Layers> Arrange> Move Down ... Change this layers Blend Mode to Overlay



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

position on the left side of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill with a color of choice ... Selections> Select All

Selections> Modify> Contract by 2 ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard ... Selections> Select None



Adjust> Add/Remove Noise> Add Noise ... with the following settings

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


Tutorial written on the 11/09/2012 ©David Hanslip