This tutorial is written of my own design. Any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Kit of choice: I am using Black Widows Creationz: Marie's Emo. You can purchase this kit here.
Texture of choice: I am using one by Vix. You can download here.
Eye Candy 4000-Gradient Glow Fat with a width of 3.00
ADD DROP SHADOWS AS YOU GO
Open a new canvas 600x250
Flood fill with color of choice.
Open your texture of choice.
C/P to workspace.
Change blend mode to hard light.
Merge down with flood filled layer
Selections-Select All-Float-Defloat-Modify-Select Selections Borders-5
New Raster Layer
Flood fill with gradient of choice
Adjust-Add/Remove Noise-25 with Guassion and Monochrome checked
Apply Gradient Glow Fat
Apply drop shadow
Open your elements and position into place.
Open your tube
C/P to workspace
On the original
On the duplicate change blend mode to soft light
Add your drop shadow to your original tube only.
Apply your copyright
Add your name
And your done.