Owl by Verymany found here
Owl Be There kit By Pink Paradox Productions found here
Mask 40 by Mizteeque found here
Canvas 700 by 700
what we are going to do is create a scene then pick some elements to hide merge the scene and apply our mask.
Sample of the scene is shown below
Elements used and reduced as follows
Place el 76 under the tube layer by his claws, duplicate and change the blend to the top element to multiply.
Reduce el 53 by 70% and place at the curve of the branch.
place el 134 behind them and arrange
Decorate the tree with el 11 reduced by 25% and blended via exclusion
and el 10 reduced by 10%
Both trees were reduced by 50%
mushroom and owls by 25%
place el77 and 119 at the base
Add paper 21 and adjust to the size of the canvas.
Drop shadow all elements then close the nest branch and tube.
merge visible and apply your mask. merge group, duplicate the group to darken
open the close layers and add your name, artist URL, CR and your license number.