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You will need:
Font of your choice - I used one called Hiatus
Tube of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Ivan Flores
And my Tile Preset which you can get HERE ... unzip into your Presets folder



Ok let's begin

Open a New Image 600x250

Select the Flood Fill Tool and change your
Foreground Color to a bright color from your Tube

before clicking on OK you will need to select
Tin Foil from the Textures bit as shown below



Angle – 0
Scale 100

Flood Fill layer

Layers> New Raster Layer

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 8
Selections> Invert

Change you Foreground Color
To a different color from your Tube
And make sure your "Tin Foil" texture is selected like before

Flood Fill selection

Effects> 3D Effects> Inner Bevel ... with the following settings

Bevel – 2
Width – 3
Smoothness - 9
Depth - 3
Ambience - 0
Shininess - 39
Angle - 23
Intensity - 45
Elevation – 32
Color – White

Keep selected

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... with the following settings

Vertical - 0
Horizontal - 0
Opacity - 100
Blur - 5
Color – of your choice

Selections> Select None

Layers> New Raster Layer

Selections> Select All
Selections> Modify> Contract ... by 40

Click on your Foreground color again
Un-check the Textures box
And click OK

Flood Fill Selection

Now select your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go back to your Tag
Edit> Paste> As New Layer

Tamper with this layer by moving, resizing, mirroring or whatever you need
to until it fits in the right side of the rectangle

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

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

Effects> Texture Effects> Tiles
In the dropdown box select Spawns-Triangie

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... with the following settings

Vertical - 0
Horizontal - 0
Opacity - 100
Blur - 15
Color - Black

Go to your Tube image
Edit> Copy

Go to your tag
Edit> Paste As New Layer
Position your Tube on the left side of your tag

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Activate the layer with the frame on
Layers> Arrange> Bring to Top

Layers> Merge> Merge All (Flatten)

And that’s it all that’s left is for you to add the Copyrights and your Name.



Tutorial written on 27th April 2010
©David Hanslip
Re-written 22nd April 2011