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Christmas Balls Wallpaper

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

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Blending Options>Color Overlay

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Next we have to draw the lateral highlight on our Christmas toy decoration, having the color #FF4D3F. Select the same instrument we have used for representing the previous layer and the same method of moving off the unnecessary elements.

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Try to make now on the lateral toy’s surface a stripe of white color. In this case we have to apply the Ellipse Tool (U) too and the same operation of erasing the unnecessary elements, described above.

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Make a mouse click on this layer on the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection and apply the Brush Tool (B) of black color to erase those stripe’s parts coming outside the toy’s edges. Set the next parameters for the processed layer: Fill 19%

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3Now we shall draw the wire eye reserved for the toy’s thread place, applying the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius of 20 px). Press Alt button while using the Rectangle Tool (U) for cutting out the wire eye.

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

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

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Using the Line Tool (U), try to represent now the thread of white color.

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Next we’ll┬ácombine in a group all the layers composing the toy decoration with its thread (press Ctrl button for marking out the corresponding layers and then hold on left mouse’s button to take down the accentuated layers on Create a new group selection). Make two copies of the last made group and choose the Free Transform option to place the copies as it is indicated next image:

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Download out of Internet a set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop, named dw_flake.
Create after that a new layer (Create new layer) and choose the Brush Tool (B) out of the downloaded set to represent along the picture’s edges several snowflakes of different shapes and sizes:

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

On the next layer we have to apply again the mentioned set of brushes to represent the snowflakes of smaller sizes, having the white color too.

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Create a new layer and try to draw the snowflakes of the white color between the toys themselves, choosing the same set of brushes, used before.

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Create a new layer again on which we’ll apply the Brush Tool (B) of dw_flake set to represent the snowflakes on the lateral stripe of the Christmas toy decoration.

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Make two copies of the last made layer and use the Free Transform option again to place the snowflakes’ copies on the lateral sides of the other toys.

Create Christmas Balls Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Finished!

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Download brushes here.

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