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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called Grazia

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

License and Tubes available now available at Scraps and Company


Filters:

Mura's Meister/Copies

DSB Flux/Mosaic Ripple

 



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> Motion Blur ... with the following settings



 

Effects> Texture Effects> Mosaic Antique ... with the following settings



Activate the raster 1 layer ... Layers> Arrange> Bring To Top

Flood Fill this layer with the main color of your Tube

Change the layers Blend Mode to Color or Color(L) ... whichever looks better

 

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings



Promote Selection to Layer

Activate the promoted layer (if not already active)

 

Effects> DSB Flux> Mosaic Ripple ... with the following settings



Selections> Select None ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Paste your Tube as a new layer

If needed Image> Mirror so that your Tube is facing to the Right

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

 

Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the original Tube layer

Effects> Image Effects> Offset ... with the following settings



Change the layers Blend Mode to Luminance

 

Activate the Background layer ... Layers> New Raster Layer

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings



Flood Fill the Selection with the brightest color from your Background layer

 

Selections> Select None ... Layers> Duplicate

Activate the duplicate layer (if not already active)

Effects> 3D Effects> Cutout ... with the following settings



Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

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



If you have any parts of this stripe showing to the left of your main

Tube then Select your Eraser Tool and erase it

 

Activate the Top layer ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill layer Black

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 2

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

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 28/04/2011 ©David Hanslip