We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration

In this tutorial we will learn how to made an illustration for Merry Christmas.

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We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3
Start by creating a new file (File>New) with 1925×1218 and 200 dpi.

Using the Rectangle Tool (U), represent the background of the picture that we ant to get finally.

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters may be set by clicking on the processed layer on the layers’ panel:
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Using the Pen Tool (P), try to represent a snow hillock, which shape is possible to change with the Convert Point Tool.

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Shadow

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Inner Glow

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Make two copies of the last made layer and choose Free Transform option to make the necessary changes on the copies’ sizes and their placement on the picture:

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3 Using the same instruments, Pen Tool (P) and Convert Point Tool, try to represent another snow hillock.

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Inner Shadow

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Inner Glow

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Next we’ll make another snow hillock, applying the already known instruments: Pen Tool (P) and Convert Point Tool, for making the corresponding corrections on the element’s shape.

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Inner Shadow

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Inner Glow

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Using the earlier described method, try to make the next element, representing also a snow hillock.

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Shadow

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Inner Glow

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration in Photoshop CS3

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