Christmas ornaments lights balls

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

In this tutorial we will learn how to design red with lights Christmas balls wallpaper.

For the beginning create a new file (File>New) of 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi. Then choose the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to paint the new layer with the next indicated color - #320000

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Then select the Pen Tool (P) to draw a wavy line like on the next picture:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Select for the same layer Blending Options>Drop Shadow by making a mouse click on this layer on the layers’ panel:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Set the demonstrated parameters below:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Select the gradient:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4
Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

You’ll get a picture like the next one:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Next step includes representing another wavy line, like it is demonstrated below. Place it under the first one. Select also for this layer the next indicated Blending Options as we did with the first line:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

… and another one…

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Select now a standard brush:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

… and represent several dots of different sizes:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Change the Blending mode-Overlay on the layers’ palette:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Represent another wavy line, like the next picture shows it:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Set the next indicated Blending Options>Outer Glow.
Fill 0% on this layer:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4
Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Represent several more wavy lines, having the same parameters:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Mark out all the lines by pressing Ctrl+Left Click on the layers’ palette. Then press the combination of buttons Ctrl+E for all the layers to be put together. The new layer we’ve got should be blurred out, applying Filter>Blur>Motion Blur

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

You’ll get the next image on this stage:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Select now the Ellipse Tool (U) and draw several circles, like on the next picture:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Choose the next Blending Options for this layer and for all the circles:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4
Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4
Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

You’ll get the next picture:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Download the brushes, named: r0man_brush7.

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Create a new layer and use on it one of the downloaded brushes, representing the ornament above the circle. The color’s code is #F8E63A. Press Alt button and make a mouse click between the layers (on the layers’ palette). This way the drawing will be applied only in the limits of the circle:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Select the layers’ settings with the brushes’ representation Blending mode-Pin light on the layers’ palette:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Choose now the Line Tool (U) to represent the threads for the balls, applying the color #FD9D00

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Download one more brushes’ set, named: stars_and_blinks. Choose the brush, demonstrated below:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Insert a kind of flash, representing it firstly on a new layer:

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Change the Blending mode-Overlay

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Represent on a new layer several more flashes, this time choosing the color for them #F8F13B.

Create Christmas ornaments lights balls in Photoshop CS4

Finished!