Christmas tree design

Christmas tree design
Design a Christmas card with fir tree using Photoshop techniques and trick.

Open a new file that would have 1000×480 px and 72 dpi. Apply the indicated parameters next table.

Christmas tree design

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters.

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Having the next instrument

Christmas tree design

, it’s possible to represent several figures colored in ED1B24.

Christmas tree design

All figures have the same color (apply the method of creating and copying the basic figure’s layer). Next combination Free Transform is helpful in turning it around and placing like the next picture demonstrates it.
For your convenience, merge down all the layers now, containing the lines in a group. Copy the new made group and place it the same way like in the next image.

Christmas tree design

Using the same instrument, create one more figure, colored in EF1B27.

Christmas tree design

Then apply the following instrument

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to create an element colored in C3141B.

Christmas tree design

Take the last instrument to picture another figure colored with a different color – 7D0101.

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Take the previous instrument again and insert a new picture of white color, like next image shows it.

Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design

Get the indicated tool

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to picture another element that must have the same parameters from below.

Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters.

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Copy the new made layer 10 times, but remove the effect in the copied layers. Free Transform option is helpful in minimizing them. Place everything the same way form below. Set the color F68567.

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Get Free Transform option again to make the necessary changes and don’t forget to place everything like in the next picture. Set the color F89A80.

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Apply again Free Transform option to make the necessary changes, but the color must be this time F9B8A2

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Use Free Transform option to minimize, change and place everything out like it is shown below, the color is FAC6B1

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Merge now all the layers, representing the fir-tree’s silhouette in a group. Hide temporarily the group on the layers.
Take the indicated tool now

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to represent a figure colored in AF1015.

Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design

Hide this layer provisionally.
Apply now Free Transform selection to change the rest of the copied layers. The next layer must be changed and placed out, exactly the way next image indicates it. Set the color E21B22.

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Show again the hidden layer before.

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Change the rest of the copied layers and apply Free Transform option to make the necessary changes. Set the color E21B22.

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Apply Free Transform again to change all that is necessary and set the same color.

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Free Transform option and introduce the same color.

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Demonstrate again the hidden group and place it above the new made one.

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Take the next tool

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to insert a circle with the sizes from below.

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters.

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Copy the new made layer 7 times and use Free Transform option again to change where it is necessary (Minimize or enlarge). Place everything out like in the next picture.

Christmas tree design

Create the same way we did before the fir-tree balls (apply the same Blending Options-Gradient Overlay). Place them out, like in the next image.

Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design

Take the previous instrument and represent a circle of large diameter colored in FFF799.

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Fill 10% on the layers.
Take the next instrument

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to make several other figures colored in 752F2B.

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All the figures have the same color (apply the method of creating and copying the first figure). Then use Free Transform selection to turn them around. Place them like it is done in the next image.

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Take another instrument now

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and represent a circle with the next sizes.

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Blending Options-Outer Glow

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Gradient’s parameters.

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters.

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Take the next instrument

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to create a new element with the color 6E9F32 and next sizes.

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Blending Options-Stroke

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The last instrument will help us to picture one more element colored in 8CC43D.

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Blending Options’ parameter Stroke is the same.
Using the following instrument

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, represent three stripes of the same color – 753735, like it is done below.

Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design

Make the same way another figure colored in 00B8F1.

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Take the next instrument

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to picture other three stripes colored in 753735, like next image demonstrates it.

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Insert one more element colored in FCF100.

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The next instrument

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will draw other three stripes colored in 753735, like below.

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Take the next instrument

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and draw a small bow on each of the boxes. On the yellow box must be a bow colored in 92278F, on the green one – a bow with the color FEF200, on the blue one – ED1B24.

Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design
Christmas tree design

The final result!