Written by Gwenda on April 16th 2011
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You will need:
Font of choice – I used Monika, found
Scrapkit by Wishing on a Starr called Green Goddess FTU found
Tube of choice. I used Early Visit by Rachel Tallamy. Rachel’s gorgeous tubes can be found at Up Your Art
Mask of choice – I used WSL4
New canvas 600 x 600
Add new raster layer. Selections – select all – paste Paper 18 into selection. Layers – load/save mask WSL 4 from disk
Lower opacity to 75
Set foreground colour to #24622d, background null
Preset shapes – oval width 8
Draw oval (see mine for reference). Go to objects – align – centre in canvas
Convert to raster & give inner bevel & dropshadow.
Click inside this oval frame with magic wand, expand 6.
Layers – new raster layer and paste Paper 11 into selection. Deselect.
Green Goddess frame ( the one with peacocks ). Paste under the paper 11 layer and move to the left. Duplicate – mirror & merge down.
Duplicate again and free rotate 90 degrees. Move down a bit. Merge both these peacock layer together and dropshadow.
Fern – free rotate left 60. Sharpen more. Paste left. Dropshadow
Acrylic Ivy - Resize 50% and paste over oval frame on left. Dropshadow
Floral – resize 75%. Paste over ivy. Dropshadow
Calla lily – Resize 75% then 85%. Paste over oval frame to the right. Dropshadow
Arrangement – paste as bottom layer over white background, and move into position . Dropshadow
Delete any excess poking out from behind the foliage on the left
Hummingbird – Resize 20%. Duplicate - mirror and place where desired. Dropshadow
Add tube. Dropshadow
Add any other embellishments of choice.
Crop & resize if desired.
Add copyrights and name.