Especially for Suz who requested an Anne Stokes tutorial ;)
Written by Gwenda on May 26th 2013
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental
You will need:
Font of choice – I used Anastasia
Scrapkit called Magick Midnight by 2IrishBitches.
Unfortunately their blog is no longer active, but I have included this FTU kit in my supplies
Tube of choice. I used Ice Dragon by ANNESTOKES.
I have uploaded this tube for you and you can get it in my supplies
Mask of choice – I used one called 0Mask046. I’m not sure who this belongs to, so if it’s yours, please let me know and I will either remove it, or give you credit for it. I have included it in my supplies.
Open new raster layer 700 x 700 and fill with white.
Layer – new raster layer. Selections – select all. Paste Paper 4 into selection. Deselect.
Apply mask. Merge group.
Duplicate mask. Merge both layers together.
Duplicate again. Mirror. Merge both mask layers together.
Frame 2 – resize 110%.
Paste above mask layer. Sharpen. Slide up.
Tube – Paste below frame and slide into position so top of icicle is just hidden.
Duplicate tube and in layers palette, move one copy above the frame.
Paper 2 – Adjust - Hue & Saturation - Colorize H=0 S=0.
Click inside frame with magic wand. Selections – modify – expand 4.
Layers – new raster layer. Paste Paper 2 into selection. DO NOT DESELECT.
Selections – invert. Click on bottom tube and hit delete.
Dropshadow top tube and erase any excess showing over the frame at the top.
Sparkles – Resize 70%. Paste above the paper 2 layer.
Slide right. Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror.
Merge both layers together. Duplicate again for depth.
DO NOT DROPSHADOW.
Grass – Paste above mask layer. Slide to bottom right corner.
Duplicate – mirror. Erase the bottom where it shows below frame.
Tree - Adjust -
& Saturation - Colorize H=0 S=0. Hue
Paste above grass layer and slide to the top centre.
Sharpen. Duplicate. Slide left and down slightly.
Duplicate – mirror.
Dropshadow all three.
Ivy – Paste above top frame layer. Slide left.
Sharpen. Duplicate – mirror. Slide this copy down.
Lantern – Mirror. Resize 60%. Paste above ivy layers and slide to top left corner.
Cluster 2 – Resize 80% then 90%. Paste above lantern layer and slide to bottom centre.
Cluster 1 – Resize 60% twice. Paste above cluster 2 layer. Slide to bottom right corner.
(Your top tube should be the next layer.)
Crop & resize if desired.
Add copyrights and name.