Saturday, April 23, 2011


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

Candles02 Dropshadow

Element 02 – Resize 40% Sharpen.

Candle Dropshadow

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.