Christmas ornaments lights balls
In today’s quick tip tutorial, I will show you how to create a nice christmas card with ornamented New Year’s toys using Adobe Photoshop CS4 techniques. Let’s get started.
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Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop with the size 1280px by 1024px (RGB color mode) at a resolution of 72 pixels/inch. Use the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill with #320000 color the new background layer.
Choose the Pen Tool (P), set the drawing mode on Shape Layers in Options bar and draw the next wavy shape as shown.
Click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Drop Shadow.
Add Outer Glow:
Also apply Gradient Overlay:
Click in the color bar to open the Gradient Editor and set the color stops as shown. Click OK to close the Gradient Editor dialog box.
You’ll get the next result:
On the next step we’ll create another wavy shape using Pen Tool (P), like it is demonstrated below. Place this layer under the first one in Layers panel. Apply the same Layer Styles for this layer as we did with the first shape. You can make a right-click on the first shape’s layer in Layers panel and select Copy Layer Style, then right-click on the last created layer and select Paste Layer Style.
… draw another shape using Pen Tool (P) and apple the same Layer Styles.
Select now a Soft Round brush from Brush Tool (B):
… and represent several dots of different sizes as shown:
Set the Blending mode for this layer to Overlay.
Represent another wavy shape using Pen Tool (P), like the next picture shows it:
Set Fill to 0% for this layer and click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Outer Glow.
Add Inner Glow:
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