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Saint Valentine Creations

Creates magical Saint Valentine design with curls, ornaments and abstract patterns.

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Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Begin by creating the file (File>New) that would have 1024×768 px and 72 dpi. Applying the Paint Bucket Tool (G), it’s possible to fill the new layer with color #450716

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Choose the next parameters by making a mouse click on the processed layer on the layers’ panel.
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Create a new layer and select after that the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill the layer in the next presented color: #39010C

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Select for the new layer: Filter>Noise>Add Noise

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Apply for the layer the next parameters: Fill 50%
Blending mode-Darken

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Create again a new layer (Create new layer) and use on it the standard brush that will be helpful in representing many dots of white color.

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of the last made layer. After that apply the next option for the original layer: Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

For the copy we’ll select the next option: Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur and the next parameters:

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Select next parameters for the layer: Fill 70%

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Using the Custom Shape Tool (U), try to represent now several rays of white color:

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Press next combination of buttons CTRL+E on the same layer. Use also the next selection for the same layer: Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Fill 20%
Blending mode-Soft Light

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Using the Custom Shape Tool (U), it’s possible to represent on the next stage a heart’s silhouette, colored with #742004. Applying the Convert Point Tool, try to make some corrections on the heart’s sizes:

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of the same layer and apply the Free Transform selection to make the copy smaller. This time we’ll use also the next color #C73601

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Select now the Ellipse Tool (U) for picturing a small circle: Fill 0%

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

Make many copies of the last made circle and select the Free Transform option to place the copies as it is indicated below. The coming outside the circles’ contours may be erased with the Eraser Tool (E).

Saint Valentine Creations in Photoshop CS3

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