HOW TO MAKE AN APOPHYSIS BUTTERFLY
Firstly you will need some sort of art editing software, Gimp, Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop or other program that allows layering.
You will also need Liz Tomcheks wonderful 'Perfect Spiral' script: http://rozrr.deviantart.com/art/Perfect-Spiral-Script-79526654
Liz is not a member of dA, however I am sure she does not mind her script being used by anyone. This script is 3D compatible.
I find it is best to make my image from scratch in this case. You will need 2 transforms (triangles) to start with.. If you are not sure how to do that. Click on the small white icon on the far left of the transforms window. This will give you your first transform. Do not do anything to it, it's default setting is Linear, if you are using the 3D hack then it will default to Linear 3D. Next make your second triangle, by clicking on the next icon which is green with a + sign. They will be lying on top of each other. You need to set Linear to '0' and you can experiment with any other setting to get somethi