You will need:-
Paint Shop Pro 7
Tube & Font of your choice (Tag created by JustFi; art created by Ed Mironiuk* – *site contains adult content)
Open a new 500×500 transparent canvas.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer. Go to Image > Resize > 80% Bicubic All layers un-checked.
Place over to the left. Go to Layers > Duplicate then Image > Mirror.
Duplicate the merged layer.
x out top layer.
Activate the original merged layer and go to Effects > Texture Effects > Mosaic Glass
Play around with Mosaic Glass until you are happy with the effect.
Re-activate the top layer.
Now go to Effects > 3D Effects > Drop Shadow
Vertical: -3, Horizontal: 0, Opacity: 50, Blur: 1.87
Then Apply a second drop shadow
Vertical: 10, Horizontal: 0, Opacity: 50, Blur: 1.87
Copy and paste your tube again.
*Reversing the direction that the tube is facing*
Image > Resize 60% Bicubic All layers un-checked.
Go to Layers > Duplicate then Image > Mirror.
x out bottom layers.
Go to Effects > Plugins > FilterFactoryA > Spotlight > Default Settings.
Repeat the same drop shadows as before in the same order.
Activate text tool
Create as Vector
*Choose your stroke and fill colours from your tube*
Place your text as it suits
Convert to Raster.
Go to Effects > 3D Effects > Inner Bevel
Choose a preset or fiddle with the settings to your liking
Again repeat the drop shadows then save.
I look forward to seeing what you come up with in the comments section below and if there’s any errors in the tutorial please let me know!