Saturday, May 4, 2013


Written by Gwenda on April 5th 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental

You will need:

Font of choice – I used Cowboys, found

Scrapkit by Jennys Designz called Westurn Gal This is part of a FTU collab found

Tube of choice. I used Cowboy by Arthur Crowe. This tube was purchased through PTE, but Arthur has now gone independent. His fantastic work can now be found

Mask of choice – I used WSL84 by Wee Scots Lass. You can get that

Moss and Wheat from my supplies.

Open new canvas size 700 x 700
Floodfill white.

Layers – new raster layer. Selections – select all – paste Paper 4 into selection. Deselect.
Apply mask WSL84
Merge group.
Stretch mask to all sides.

Delete template layer.

Old fence with ivy - Resize 25% then 70%. Paste above the mask layer. Slide left and down
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror.
Merge both fence layers together

Tree 2 - Paste between mask layer and fence layer. Slide to top left corner

Tree - Resize 60%. Paste above Tree 2 layer. Slide right.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Grass – Paste above Tree layer and slide to bottom left corner.

Wheat (from my supplies) - Paste above fence layer. Slide left.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Wheel - Paste above Wheat layer. Slide right & down.

Moss (from my supplies) - Paste above Wheel layer. Slide to bottom left corner.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror.

Trunk – Resize 80%. Paste between the two moss layers. Slide to bottom left corner.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Tube – Paste above top moss layer and slide into position.

Drums – Mirror. Resize 40% then 80%.
Using selection tool, carefully draw around the drum on the left (the brown one). In layers palette, right click to bring up menu, and click on “promote selection to layer”.
Copy the drum and paste above the tube layer. Slide down and centre to cover the bottom of the tube.
Duplicate drum – mirror. Resize 80% and slide back to the centre.
Dropshadow both

Keys – Resize 70%.
Paste above drum layers and slide into position so the keys hide the slight dent in the drums.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Wheat (from my supplies) – Resize 70%. Paste above keys layer.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Lamp – Resize 80&. Paste above the top Wheat layer.
Sharpen. Dropshadow.

Add any other embellishments of choice.

Crop & resize if desired.

Add copyrights and name.

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