How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine’s Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

We have another great tutorial available for our readers today. If you want to learn how to create Abstract Colorful Valentine’s Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts, using simple shapes, brushes and gradients in Adobe Photoshop CS5, then this tutorial is for you. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started!

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How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop with the size 1000px by 1000px (RGB color mode) at a resolution of 72 pixels/inch. Use the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill with black color the new background layer.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Create a new layer and select the Soft Round brush of #323538 color from Brush Tool (B).

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Use this brush to paint on the canvas as shown:

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Set the Blending mode for this layer to Luminosity.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

On the next new layer we’ll paint on the canvas with the same Soft Round brush with #17548E color.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Choose the Pen Tool (P), set the drawing mode on Shape Layers in Options bar and draw the next shape as shown to represent a small heart of the color #E81F25.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Inner Shadow.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Make a copy of the recently made layer, containing the heart and choose the Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command to change the copy’s sizes, placing it the same way from below:

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Get back to the background layer. Create a new layer and select the Soft Round brush.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Use this brush to paint the background behind the heart with the color #B1A976. Place the layer under the hearts’ layers.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Insert the mask on the same layer by choosing Add layer mask on the bottom part of the Layers panel and choose the Soft Round brush of black color. Paint in the mask using this brush to hide the layer content on right side as on the picture below it is demonstrated.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Create a new layer and select the Soft Round brush.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Use this brush to paint the background behind the hearts again. The brush have white color. Place the layer under the hearts’ layers.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Insert the mask on the layer the same way we did before (Add layer mask) and select the Soft Round brush of black color applied before to hide the layer content on right side as it is shown on the picture below.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Set the Blending mode for this layer to Overlay.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Create a new layer again and select the Soft Round brush.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Use this brush to paint the background with #FFF799 color. Place the layer under the layers containing the hearts.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Then we’ll add many small circles. In this case on a new layer we’ll select the Hard Round of white color (set Opacity to 15% in Options bar).

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Use this brush to add many small circles as shown. The layer will be situated under the layers containing the hearts shapes.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Set the Blending mode for this layer to Overlay.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Create another new layer and select the Soft Round brush.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Use this brush to paint the background on the hearts’ left side. The brush have #FFAA25 color (Opacity – 5%). Place the layer under the hearts’ ones.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

Set the Blending mode for this layer to Darken.

How to create Abstract Colorful Valentine's Day Card with Beautiful shiny hearts in Photoshop CS5

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