Valentine’s Day greeting card

January 18th, 2007 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop, Drawing Techniques

   

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Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

First open a new file that would have 450×450 px and 72 dpi. Then paint it with the shown color – 01062E.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Take now this tool and represent an ellipse colored with this color’s code: B9B9B9.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Blending Options-Outer Glow

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Take after that the usual instrument for selecting the necessary figure from the table below.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Take then another instrument and make the necessary corrections on the heart figure.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CSBlending Options-Gradient Overlay

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Blending Options-Stroke

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Now we should take the next tool to represent on the upper heart’s part a small luminescence that would make the heart look lighter on that part.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Now make a click on this option represented here

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CSand the commands will be applied in the figure’s limits.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Fill 9% on the layers
The layer’s Opacity should be of 63%.
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Select now the next instrument shown here and draw a small flare on the left half of our heart.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CSFill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Using the previous instrument, we can represent another flare, this time on the right half of the same heart figure.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Fill 38% on the layers.
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CSSelect the same instrument to draw an element that will give the sensation of volume on the left lowest heart’s part. It should have this color – E93E2A.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Introduce now the congratulation text on our illustration to be. You may see the necessary demands for the text in the table below.

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Take now the following tool and insert the illustration a frame.
This time Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options-Stroke

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

Create Valentine's Day greeting card in Photoshop CS

You may see the final result now!

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