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You will need:
Font of your choice

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Jose Cano

License and Tubes available at PTE

My selection which you can get HERE ... unzip into your Selections folder


Filters:

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

Mura's Meister/Copies

 



Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250 and Flood Fill it White

Layers> New Raster Layer

Load the Selection I provided with this Tutorial

Change you Foreground color to one from your Tube and your Background color to White

Flood Fill Selection with your Foreground Color

Selections> Select None

 

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



Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... with the following settings

Click on the "Settings" tab and select the following

Simple (thin) - Black

Click on the "Basic" tab

change the Glow Radius to 2
and the Color to another color from your Tube

and click on ok

 

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... V-Tile(random h-line) ... change Shift X to 90

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Click on the Foreground Color and change it to Gradient ... with the following settings



 

Activate the White background layer ... Flood Fill this layer with your Gradient

Paste your Tube as a new layer

Layers>Arrange> Bring to Top (if not already at top in your palette)

Move your Tube to the Right side of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Layers> Duplicate ... Image> Mirror

 

Drag this layer above the background layer in your layer palette

Change the layers Blend Mode to Luminance

Layers> Merge> Merge Down ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Layers> Arrange> Bring To Top

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings



 

Set your Foreground back to Color instead of Gradient

Flood Fill Selection with you Foreground color

Effects> Texture Effects> Weave ... with the same settings as before

Selections> Select None

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... with the same settings as before

Layers> Arrange > Move Down ... Hide the background layer ... Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

 

Unhide the background layer ... Crop image 600x250 ... Activate the Top layer

Selections> Select All

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



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

 

Activate the Bottom layer

Effects> AAA Frames> Foto Frame ... with the following settings



Activate the Top layer ... 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 27/04/2011 ©David Hanslip