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You will need:

Font of your choice

Tube and Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of BamBam

This artist is not currently selling their art in Tube Format

My Template SpawnsFSTemplate132

 

Filters:

Eye Candy 6/Gradient Glow (optional)

Eye Candy 6: Textures/Swirl

Mura's Meister/Copies

 

 

 

Ok let's begin

Open my Template ... Window> Duplicate ... Close Original ... Delete the Credits layer

Firstly we need to rearrange a few layers

Move Square Frame 2 to below Square Frame 1

Move Square Frame 3 to below Square Frame 2

Move Square Frame 4 to below Square Frame 3

 

 

Merge all of the Square Frame layers together

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

 

 

Now you can do a Drop Shadow here or a Gradient Glow it's your choice

Effects> 3D Effects Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 3, White ... repeat 4-5 Times (or more if needed)

 

 

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

 

 

Activate the Square 1 layer

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Float ... Selections> Defloat

Paste your Tube as a New Layer, move around until what you want to keep is inside the Selection

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

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Colorize ... both set to 0

Repeat the steps in green above on the Square 2, Square 3 and Square 4 layers

 

 

Activate the Square 1 layer

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

Click on the "Settings" tab and then on the "Settings Tour (seamless tile)" folder then click on

"Painterly: Random Twists" so it is highlighted blue

Click on the "Basic" tab and change the "Color Source" to Add Swirl to a Solid Color and

change the color to Black

Be sure to click the "Random Seed" button once as well

 

 

Activate the Square 3 layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Swirl ... with the same settings as above

be sure to click the "Random Seed" button once

 

 

Activate the Square 2 layer

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

Click on the "Settings" tab and then on the "Settings Tour (seamless tile)" folder then click on

"Textures: Curves, Curly Brown" so it is highlighted blue

Click on the "Basic" tab and the "Color Source" change the color to Black

Be sure to click the "Random Seed" button once as well

 

 

Activate the Square 4 layer

Effects> Eye Candy 6: Textures> Swirl ... with the same settings as above

be sure to click the "Random Seed" button once

 

 

Activate the Darker Lines layer

Effects> Edge Effects> Enhance More ... change this layers Blend Mode to Screen and the Opacity to 50%

Activate the Lighter Lines layer ... Paste your Tube as a New Layer

Adjust> Hue and Saturation> Colorize ... both set to 0

 

 

Effects> Mura's Meister> Copies ... *Line ... change the Number to one suitable (I changed it to 5)

You may need to use the Mover Tool to move this layer up or down until it's in a position you are happy with

Activate the layer with the Frames on it

Paste your Close Up as a new Layer and position on either side of your Tag

Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

 

 

Activate the 1 Pixel Border layer

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

 

 

Selections> Select All ... Selections> Clip to Canvas ... Image> Crop to Selection

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

 

Tutorial written on the 08/09/2013 ©David Hanslip