Next Ctrl+Click on the layer with no changes, invert the selection and click Del (the layer with the filters should be active). Create the new layer saving the selection, render the clouds on it and set Blending Mode Overlay. Step 3 Next up, lets apply a very heavy drop shadow to the shape. Just read this tutorial and learn how to do it! Step 4 Now lets start applying some textures. I chose a texture from the Scratched Metallic Textures pack to use as a background. I desaturated and positioned it as follows. These fantastic tutorials will arm you with all the latest tips and tricks and help you stay up to date on current trends and techniques.