Flying Santa Claus with gifts

November 21st, 2007 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop, Drawing Techniques

   

This lesson I intend to draw a very nice New Year postcard.

Let’s start! For the beginning create a new file of 600×800 px and 72 dpi resolution.
Select next Blending Options and apply here the Gradient Overlay selection with the next parameters:

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3 

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3

So we have done the background of the future postcard:

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3

Next take the Pen Tool (P) with the color #FFFFFF to represent a snow hillock as below:

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3

Try to make one more hillock behind the previous one:

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3

Fill 0% on the layer and choose also Blending Options>Gradient Overlay:

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3 

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3 

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3

Try to draw next another snow drift behind the earlier made ones:

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3

Select now Blending Options>Gradient Overlay:

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3 

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3 

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3

Getting a more harmonious composition is possible if creating the last snow drift:

Create Flying Santa Claus with gifts in Photoshop CS3

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  • Pablo

    29/12/2009

    Whether you can give a psd of this lesson?