final image: http://monsoonami.deviantart.com/art/3d-glossy-metal-text-159537569
(that page has instructions for installing the pattern)
how to install fonts: http://www.dafont.com/faq.php
GIMP is an open source (free) image editing program with many of the same features as Adobe Photoshop.
This video was recorded and edited with the following free programs: