This tutorial was written by me April 25 2016
any resemblance to any other tutorial is completely coincidental.
I'm using a tube from Jessica Dougherty you need a license to use her tubes

Kang 2 - IceCream Spiral
EyeCandy5 - Impact extrude
DSB flux - bright noise (optional)
Font: CurlyStars
Mask here


Open a new layer 600 X 500
floodfill white

effect Kang - IceCream Spiral
play with the sliders so you get the color you want
this is my setting

apply the mask - merge group if you want it transparent
 or merge flat

Type your name I used size 130 stroke 1
foreground white background a color from your tube
convert to raster

Effect EyeCandy - extrude
this is the setting I used

Add your tube - drop shadow

you can leave it as is
animate the letters by clicking inside each letter with magicwand
and add DSB flux - Bright noise
make 3 layers in AS