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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called DJB Writes A Lot
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Ismael Rac - License and Tubes available at his store HERE

Filters:
Kang 4/sillyString
Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow



Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250 and Flood Fill it White

Effects> Kang 4> sillyString ... with the following settings

Warp 1 - 47
Warp 2 - 30
All others - 255

Layers> New Raster Layer

Flood Fill with a color from your Tube
Change this layers Blend Mode to Color

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Layers> Duplicate

Activate the Bottom layer

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


Blur Type - zoom
Strength - 56
Elliptical - checked
Horizontal offset - -100
Vertical offset - -100
Protect center - 0

Layers> Duplicate

Image> Mirror
Image> Flip

Change the layers Blend Mode to Overlay

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance
Edit> Repeat Enhance Edges

Activate the Top layer

Layers> Duplicate

Activate the Middle layer

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

Inside - checked
Border Width - 46
Anti Alias - checked

Hit DELETE on your keyboard
Selections> Select None

Activate the Top layer

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 5

Hit DELETE on your keyboard
Selections> Select None

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 3
and the Color to White

Activate the Middle layer
Edit> Repeat Gradient Glow ... same settings as before

Edit> Repeat Gradient Glow ... change color to the main color of your tag

Activate the Top layer

Edit> Repeat Gradient Glow ... same settings as above

Now go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste as new layer

Move in to a position you are happy with and
apply a suitable Drop Shadow

With Tube layer still active

Layers> Arrange> Move Down

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

Add Copyrights and your Name

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible

And that's it your all done



Tutorial written on 23rd April 2011
©David Hanslip