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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Fanny

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Ismael Rac

License and Tubes available now available at Scraps and Company


Mura's Meister/Copies


Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250 ... Paste your Tube as a New Layer

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies .... Wallpaper rotate (default settings)

Edit> Repeat Copies ... same settings


Adjust> Blur> Radial Blur ... with the following settings


Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Selections> Promote Selection to Layer ... Selections> Select None


Activate the promoted layer (if not already active)

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror ... Layers> Merge> Visible

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Colorize ... with the following settings

Hue - 0
Saturation - 0


Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill this layer with a color from your Tube

Change this layer Blend Mode to Color

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings


Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill Selection with the same color you used earlier

Selections> Select None ... Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Flip



Layers> Merge> Merge Down ... Lower this layers Opacity to around 55%

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

Rename this layer Lines


Paste your Tube as a new layer

Position to the left then add a suitable Drop Shadow (resize if needed)

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror

In your layer palette move this layer between your Background and Lines layer

Lower the layers Opacity to 75%


Activate the Top Layer ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill this layer with a Dark color from your Tube

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 4

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


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

Add Copyrights and your Name ... Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

Now all that's left is to save your image as a PNG



Here is another example by my friend Sezy


Tutorial written on the 28/04/2011 ©David Hanslip