PTU Scrap Kit, "Awesome Sauce" from Alikas Scraps

Tubes of choice. I'm using wonderful artwork by Jose Cano

Please purchase his tubes and license from PTE

Template91 from Elegant Inspirations

Mask86 from ButterflyFlutterby Creation

Font of choice. I'm using "Catharsis Requiem"



Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow


Drop Shadow:



Open template, duplicate and close original.

Resize template to 650x650 then resize canvas to 700x700. Delete credits.

Copy paste papers of choice to each layer except for the dotted layers.

Close off each original layers. Up to you if you want to keep the white strip. I didn't include it.

Copy paste close up tube, resize to your liking.

Move over to one side of frame, duplicate, mirror, merge down.

Frame layer active, magic wand inside frame.

Selections-select modify-expand-3-select invert-delete-deselect.

Change blend mode to screen.

Copy paste your half body tube (or full)

Frame layer active, magic wand inside frame with the same settings,

Tube layer active, delete only the part that is sticking out the bottom.

Frame layer active, apply the following drop shadow.


Tube layer active, selections-select all- float-defloat-modify-contract-1-OK.

Frame layer active. Now delete any part of frame that is covering your tube. Deselect.

Apply the Eye Candy 5 Impact Gradient Glow:


Time to add the elements. Adding drop shadow to each.

Refer to tag for placement.

as41 - Resize 35%, sharpen, duplicate, mirror.

as18 - Resize 75%.

as50 - Resize 30%, free rotate-left-20-OK, sharpen, duplicate, mirror.

as17 - Resize 50%, free rotate-right-15-OK, sharpen, duplicate, mirror.

as19 - Duplicate, mirror.

as16 - Resize 50%, sharpen, duplicate, mirror.

as20 - Free rotate-right-25-OK, sharpen.

as21 - Resize 85%, Free rotate-left-25-OK, sharpen.

as15 - Resize 30%, sharpen, duplicate, mirror.

as03 - Resize 75%, duplicate, mirror, flip. Bring to very bottom.

as62 - Duplicate 3x and spread out.


Resize your tag to your liking.

Add copyright, license and name. Save.

We are done.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

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This tutorial was written by K'Lani on June 7, 2012