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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called LDJ Crowhand

Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Robert Lee - License and Tubes available at PSP Tube Stop

One of my Templates which you can get on my Blog, we will be using SpawnsFSTemplate017

 

Filters:

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Marble

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open my Template ... Window> Duplicate ... Close Original ... Delete the Credits and both Crosses layers

Activate the Left Main Background layer ... Layers> Merge Merge Down

Change your Foreground and Background to 2 colors from your Tube

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

 

 

Flood Fill layer with your Gradient

Change your Foreground back to color ... Activate the Right Stripes layer

 

 

Effects> Eye Candy 6:Textures> Marble ... with the following settings

Click on the "Settings" tab then on the "Marbled" folder and select "Black"

Click on the "Basic" tab ... change the Bedrock Color to White ... change the Vein Color to Foreground Color

 

 

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 5, Black

Activate the Left Stripes layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6:Textures> Marble ... same settings as earlier but change the Vein Color to Background Color

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 5, Black

 

 

Paste your Tube as a New Layer, position on the Right side of your Tag and apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Lower the layers Opacity to 70% (or whatever looks good on yours)

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

 

 

Activate the Skull Face Background layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6:Textures> Marble ... with the following settings

Click on the "Settings" tab then on the "Marbled" folder and select "Black" .... click on OK

 

 

Change this layers Blend Mode to Luminance or Luminance(L)

Activate the Eyes & Nose Background layer ... ... Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Flood Fill the Left Eye with your Foreground color and the Right Eye with your Background color and the Nose with a color of your choice

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

 

 

Activate the skull outline layer

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Hue/Saturation> Lightness ... play around with the setting until your skull outline is a color you like and the click OK

 

 

Activate the Skull Face Background layer

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

Click on the "Settings" tab then on the "Simple (Thin) " folder and select "Black"

Click on the "Basic" tab ... change the Color to one you like and click OK ... (I used White)

 

 

Effects> Eye Candy 6> Gradient Glow ... same settings as earlier but change the Color to Black

Use ... Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Hue/Saturation> Lightness ... to change the color of you Border layers to colors you like

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

 

 

 

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Tutorial written on the 5th June 2012

©David Hanslip