Step 1
Make sure your layer palette is out, if not click F7.

Save the following:
PSD: Taylor Swift
Brushes: Sunvector, Text
Color Scheme: Color Scheme
Patterns: Pattern 1, Pattern 2

Open up the two patterns in PhotoShop and for each go to Edit >> Define Pattern and name the first one Pattern 1 and the second Pattern 2, in the same order as given to you to save.

Open up the brushes in Photoshop and go to Edit >> Define Brush Preset and name it Sunvector and Text.

Step 2
Using the Magic Wand Tool (W) select the transparent background.

After that, go to Select >> Inverse so that Taylor is completely selected. Click Ctrl-C to copy Taylor. Then go to Layer >> Flatten Image. Click Ctrl-V to paste Taylor. Your layer palette should look like mine.

Step 3
Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Stroke and make your settings as mine

Step 4
Click the Background layer and click the new layer icon at the bottom of the layer palette. Then right click on Layer 1 and select Merge Down.

Step 5
Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Stroke and make your settings as mine (You can use one of your own gradients):

My picture looks like this so far

Step 6
Click the Background layer again and click the new layer icon at the bottom of the layer palette. Then right click on Layer 2 and select Merge Down.

Step 7
Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Stroke and make your settings as mine (I’m using Pattern 1)

Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Drop Shadow and make your settings as mine

My picture looks like this so far:

Step 8
Click on the Background layer and using the Polygonal Lasso Tool (L) and make a selection around Taylor like mine.

Step 9
Click the Background layer again and click the new layer icon at the bottom of the layer palette. Then using the Gradient tool, stretch your gradient across like mine.

Step 10
Now using your Brush tool (B) with the color set as white, using the Text brushes that you saved in Step 1, brush them all over your gradient like mine.

Step 11
Now click Ctrl-C, then Ctrl-V.

Step 12
Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Stroke and make your settings as mine

Step 13
Then click on Layer 4 and click the new layer icon at the bottom of the layer palette. Then right click on Layer 5 and select Merge Down.

Step 14
Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Stroke and make your settings as mine

Step 15
Then click on Layer 4 and click the new layer icon at the bottom of the layer palette. Then right click on Layer 6 and select Merge Down.

Step 16
Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Stroke and make your settings as mine (I’m using Pattern 1)

Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Drop Shadow and make your settings as mine

Step 17
Click the Background layer and using your Paint Bucket Tool (G) and using color 4 from the color scheme, fill the background with that color.

Step 18
Then click on the Background Layer and click the new layer icon at the bottom of the layer palette. Then using your Brush tool (B) with color 2 from the color scheme and the sunvector brush and make your image look like mine.

Step 19
Using the Magic Wand Tool (W) with my settings, select the vectors.

Step 20
Using your Brush tool (B) with a circle brush size 19px using color 3, color in every other 2 vectors with that color.

Step 21
Using your Brush tool (B) with a circle brush size 19px using color 5, color in every other 2 vectors with that color.

Step 22
Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Drop Shadow and make your settings as mine

Step 23
Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Stroke and make your settings as mine (I’m using Pattern 1)

Go to Layer >> Layer Style >> Pattern Overlay and make your settings as mine (I’m using Pattern 2)

Step 24
Using the Magic Wand Tool (W) with my settings, select every other 2 vectors.

Step 25
Using any brush you want, fill in those selected vectors.

Step 26
Click Ctrl-D to deselect and click Layer 8. Select the next vector over from the one you just filled with brushes. Then create a new layer and fill in the selected vectors with brushes.

Step 27
Now do the same with the remaining vectors.

Step 28
Add text and then go to Layer >> Flatten Image and you’re done!