Made in PSP9 & X. No outside filters needed.
Supplies - Tube from Mou. Download supplies here
Texture included, not sure if this comes with all versions of psp. Save to your Textures folder.
Open tube in PSP
Open a new transparent image 650x470
In your materials palette set your colours to
Click on gradient and select foreground/background in the drop down menu
Floodfill the layer with the gradient
Effects, Texture effects, Texture, Weave
Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance More
Layers, New raster layer
Floodfill with the gradient
Effects, Geometric Effects, Skew
Effects, Geometric Effects, Cylinder vertical
Selections, Select All, Float
Selections Modify, Contract 50
In your materials palette, change the foreground to colour #9e2f38
Effects, 3D Effects, Chisel
10, Solid, Black
Layers, New Raster Layer
Have your rulers turned on
With your selection tool, rectangle, make a selection at the top left 0, 20 all the way down to the bottom
Change your foreground colour to Black
Floodfill the selection
Copy your tube and paste as a new layer on your working image
Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow 3, 3, 44, 15.94, Colour #404040
Layers New raster Layer
Selections, Select all,
Selections, Modify, Contract by 3
Floodfill selection with black
Click on your text tool, Create as vector, Arial Narrow, 48, Bold
Type your text and move into position.
Convert to raster layer
Image resize 80% bicubic, all layers unchecked
Move to bottom right, see completed image.
Merge all, resize if you wish, save as a jpg.
Tutorial written by Annesska - June 2007
Thanks to Silvia for testing.
Anne aka Annesska