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You will need:

Font of your choice - I used one called DJB ABOUT A BOY

Tube & Close Up of your choice - I will be using the artwork of Elias Chatzoudis - License and Tubes available at PTE

 

Filters:

Penta/Dot and Cross

Eye Candy 6/ Perspective Shadow (optional)

AAA Frames/Foto Frame

 

 

Ok let's begin

Change your Foreground to a Light color from your Tube

Change your Background to a Dark color from your Tube

Change your Foreground to Gradient ... with the following settings

 

 

Open a New Image 600x600 ... Flood Fill with your Gradient

Layers> Duplicate ... Activate the Bottom layer

Effects> Reflection Effects> Kaleidoscope ... with the following settings

 

 

Activate the Top layer and change its Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers> Merge> Merge Down

If it looks a bit to dark ... Layers> Duplicate ... Change Blend Mode to Screen ... Layers> Merge> Merge Down

 

 

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Image> Crop to Selection

Paste your Tube as a New Layer and position on the Right side of your Tag

Make a Custom Selection ... with the following settings

 

 

Play around with the Right until the right side of your Selection is midway through your Tube like so

 

 

Activate the Bottom layer ... Layers> New Raster Layer ... Flood Fill the Selection with your Background color

Effects> Penta> Dot and Cross ... with the following settings

 

 

Change this layers Blend Mode to Multiply

Paste your Close Up as a New Layer

Move over your Selection so the part you want to keep is inside it

 

 

Selections> Invert ... Hit DELETE on your keyboard

Selections> Select None ... change this layers Blend mode to Luminance or Luminance (L)

And lower its Opacity to around 50%

 

 

Activate the layer you did Dot and Cross on ... Effects> Eye Candy 6> Perspective Shadow

Click on the "settings" tab and select the "Drop" folder then select "Height 0" and click on OK

If you do not have Perspective Shadow

Effects> 3D Effects> Drop Shadow ... 0, 0, 100, 10, Black

 

 

Hide the Top layer and activate any other layer

Layers> Merge> Merge Visible ... Effects> AAA Frames> Foto Frame ... with the following settings

 

 

Unhide and Activate the Top layer ... Apply a suitable Drop Shadow

Crop Image 600x250

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

 

 

 

Here is another example made by my friend Sezy, this Tube is an Exclusive from Taking Back PSP

 

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Tutorial written on the 7th April 2012

©David Hanslip