Wednesday, April 20, 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 Bone, found

African Dreams scrapkit by Sunnyside Scraps FTU found

Tube of choice. I used Jungle Girl by Elias Chatzoudis. His work can be found at

Mask of choice – I used WSL75

Dropshadow as you go.

New Canvas 700 x 700 and floodfill white

Layers – new raster layer
Selections – select all
Paste Paper 21 into Selection

Apply WSL Mask 75
Merge group

Element 11 – Resize 70%

Click in centre of frame with magic wand
Expand 8
Layers – new raster layer
Paste Paper 7 into selection.

Paste close up of tube over paper layer and delete excess.
Layers – Properties – Soft Light

Element 65 – Resize 60% twice. Sharpen.
Duplicate – mirror – flip. Move left so it is in same position in corner as the other one. Merge down and move under the paper 7 layer.

Element 35 – Resize 30%. Free rotate right 7. Place on left of frame
Duplicate – mirror.
On the duplicate, erase the oval top, leaving just the dangly bits. Resize 90% and move left making sure they are underneath the first copy.
Sharpen. Merge down.

Element 25 – Resize 50% then 75%. Mirror, rotate left 20 Sharpen.

Element 30 – Resize 50% twice. Mirror. Sharpen.

Element 14 – Position over white background layer and move to the right.
Duplicate – mirror. Move this copy left and down.

Close background and mask layers and merge visible. Centre merged Layers – new raster layer Re-open mask and background.

Add any other embellishments of choice.
(I added some wording.)

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.