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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Aquatic

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

License and Tubes available at his store HERE


Filters:

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow

Mura's Meister/Copies

DSB Flux/Bright Noise

DSB Flux/Bubbles



 

Ok let's begin

Select your Flood Fill Tool and change your

Foreground to a Dark color from your Tube and your Background color to a Light color from your Tube

Click on the Foreground Color again and change it to

a Foreground-Background Gradient ... with the following settings

Style - Linear

Angle - 145

Repeats - 0

Invert - unchecked

 

 

 

Flood Fill layer with this Gradient

Effects> DSB Flux> Bubbles ... with the following settings

Bubbles - 70

Density - 30

Frequency - 30

Tune - 30

 

 

 

Effects> Edge Effect> Enhance More ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 100

Right - 240

Bottom - 130

Left - 210

 

 

 

Flood Fill with your dark color ... Selection> Select None

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

Top - 70

Right - 240

Bottom - 100

Left - 210

Flood Fill with your light color

 

 

 

Effects> DSB Flux> Bright Noise ... with the following settings

Intensity - 20

Mix

 

 

 

Selections> Select None

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Wave(horizontal) ... default settings

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... Tiling(angle) ... default 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 of your choosing

 

 

 

Paste your Tube as a new layer

Move this layer to the Top in your layer palette (if not already there)

Position to to your liking then add a suitable Drop Shadow (resize if needed)

Crop image 600x250 ... Layers> New Raster Layer

 

 

Selections> Select All

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

Inside

Anti Alias - checked

Border Width - 5

 

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your dark color ... Selections> Select None

Selections> Select All

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

Inside

Anti Alias - checked

Border Width - 4

 

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your light color

Selections> Select None ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Selections> Select All

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

Inside

Anti Alias - checked

Border Width - 1

 

 

 

Flood Fill the Selection with your dark color ... Selections> Select None

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Add Copyrights and your Name

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

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

 

 

Tutorial written on 16/07/2011 ©David Hanslip