Written by Gwenda on April 21st 2011
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You will need:
Font of choice – I used Anke Calligraphy
Scrapkit called Necropolis by Dianna at Digi Cats & Dogs. This is a PTU and can be purchased from
Tube of choice. I used Gabriella by Maxine Gadd. I purchased mine through MPT, but her work can now be found at PTE
Mask of choice – WSL105
Open a new canvas 700 x 700 and fill white.
Layers – new raster layer - Selections – select all. Paste Paper 19 into selection. Apply mask WSL105. Merge group.
Copy & paste Frame01. Resize 85% then 90%. Dropshadow
Paste tube over frame and move into position. Duplicate tube and move one down between under frame
Click inside frame with magic wand. Expand 6 Layers – new raster layer and fill with gold gradient of choice.
Apply texture of choice. Selections – invert and click on bottom tube. Hit delete.
Dropshadow top copy of tube and erase excess.
Plant – Resize 65%. Paste bottom left under gradient layer. Sharpen, and delete bit sticking out at bottom.
Duplicate and move bottom copy up and out a bit. Merge both plant layers together.
Duplicate – mirror. Dropshadow both
Element 02 – Resize 40% Sharpen.
Anubis01 – Resize 85% Dropshadow
Pyramids – Resize 60%. Mirror
Paste over frame. Dropshadow
Bowl – Resize 60% Dropshadow
Cobra Charm – Resize 60% Dropshadow
Bast01 – Resize 50% then 75% Dropshadow
Dragonfly – Resize 50%. Sharpen. Dropshadow
Add any other embellishments of choice.
Crop & resize if desired.
Add copyrights and name.