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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called Anastasia
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Keith Garvey - License and Tubes available at PTE

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Select your Flood Fill Tool and change your Foreground and Background to two colors from your Tube
Click on the Foreground Color again and change it to Gradient ... with the following settings

Style - Linear
Angle - 45
Repeats - 15
Invert - unchecked

Flood Fill your image with this Gradient

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

If the Pixelate effect is not very visible then Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance

Now you need to Swap Colors, to do this click the arrow like so



Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill this layer with your Gradient

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

Again if the Pixelate is not very visible then Enhance

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... with the following settings



Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... with the following settings

Horizontal - 0
Vertical - 0
Opacity - 100
Blur - 5

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

Now go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new layer
Change the layer Opacity to 50% and move the Tube into position on the right

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow then Crop Image 600x250

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... with the following settings



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

Now go to your Tube image again
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new layer
Move the Tube into position on the left

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow then Crop Image 600x250

Layers> New Raster Layer ... Selections> Select All

Selections> Modify> Select Selection Borders ... with the following settings



Flood Fill selection with a color from your Tube

Selections> Select None

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible
Add Copyrights and your Name and that's it your done

 

 

Here is another example by my friend Sezy



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Tutorial written on the 3rd February 2011
©David Hanslip