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Sunday, 15 December 2013

Fireflies






In this tutorial I used a beautiful tube “Fireflies” by
Janna Prosvirina.
You need a license to use Janna’s art, available at

I used part 1 of the kit “Fireflies” by
The kit was made to match the tube and is
stunningly beautiful!
You can purchase the kit at

You will also need a mask, I used mask 565 by

I used the font



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I used a drop shadow of vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 80, blur 10.


Open a new transparent canvas 650 by 600 pixels and fill with white. 

Open and copy Paper6-GI_Fireflies, make a new layer on your canvas, select all, paste the paper into the selection, deselect and apply the mask, resize 95%.

Open Mask-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.  Resize 70%, move over to the right and apply the drop shadow.

Open Moon-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.  Resize 60% and position in the top, right hand corner.

Open Frame2-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 55%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Castle-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 60%, mirror place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open WordArt2-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 70% and place in position.

Open the tube and paste as a new layer.  Resize 70%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Path-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 85%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open WordArt3-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.  Resize 60%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Book-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 45%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Flower2-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 50% and rotate 90 degrees to the left, drag below the book, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Flower1-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 30%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Flowerette-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 25% and rotate 90 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Berries-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 65%, drag below the flowerette, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Bow1-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 65% and rotate 90 degrees to the right, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Key-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.  Resize 25% and mirror, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Berries1-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 40%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Box-GI_Fireflies, paste as a new layer and bring to the top.   Resize 17%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Open Candle-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.  Resize 35%, place in position and apply the drop shadow.

Check the positions of your layers and make any necessary adjustments.

Open Cloud-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.  Resize 70%, drag down until it’s just above the tube and place along the bottom edge.  Erase any that shows below the path.  If you can see any of the bottom hard edge of the tube, blend it out with your eraser on size 50 and opacity 10.

Open Puffs-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 55% and place in position.

Open Dragon-GI_Fireflies, paste as a new layer and bring to the top.   Resize 40% and duplicate.  Rotate one copy 90 degrees to the right and then mirror it and rotate the other copy 30 degrees to the right.  Place both dragons in position and apply the drop shadow to each.

Open Fireflies-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.  Resize 25%, duplicate and mirror the duplicate, place in position.

Open Effects-GI_Fireflies and paste as a new layer.   Resize 65%, place in position and drag below the dragons.

 When you are all done, crop your tag, add your copyright information and text, then export on a transparent background as a png.








2 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for working with my kit hun! Such beautiful work!

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  2. I am so happy you like it Jessica! The kit is truly awesome, so many lovely elements, I was worried i was overloading the tag but I wanted to use them all!!

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