We continuously work on our promise which we have to our respected visitors and readers on the subject of Christmas designs, we spent 5 hours on this beautiful Christmas wallpaper tutorial as “How to Create Elegant Christmas Wallpaper using Adobe Photoshop CS5” get inspirations from around the famous resources and decide to work on Christmas tree design wallpaper tutorial, this is also available for PC, Mac, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and android devices because we sharing high-quality free wallpaper to you all, even sharing his source file as .PSD, that’ll more interesting for designers to get idea who to sort this beautiful result for coming Christmas 2011.
Hopefully you all will download and even use in your roundup articles, one thing is important for us which is feedback on this tutorial, that will be appreciated.
Step# 1 – New Document
Run the Application “Adobe Photoshop CS5” and go-to File Menu and Click on New or use short key for New Document is CTRL + N, write the document name as we write in below image and add your desired screen resolution as follow we choose 1920px wide and 1250px height.
Step# 2 – Create Background
Fill Radial Gradient Backgrounds with two colors foreground color # 5aa0f4 and background color # 0b3972 as you can see below image:
Step# 3 – Radial Gradient Background
Below image have output of radial colors, that we need to process further
Step# 4 – Grass brushes Usage
In this step we’re using a creative Grass brushes in the bottom and duplicate grass-layer till you get the proper result as we showing in below image:
Step# 5 – Soft Round Brush
We’ll show some stars in distance view you can see in below sample image, where we using different pixels size of “soft round brush” for create shining stars view as we required these for much creative Christmas wallpaper design, let’s step ahead:
Step# 6 – Christmas brushes
As next step we are using a beautiful Adobe Photoshop Brush “Christmas brushes” as main element in this Christmas wallpaper design tutorial, and place above gradient background layer, we also sharing image below for this guides:
Christmas brushes layer we placement below:
Step# 7 – Outer Glow Effects
Now we’re applying “Outer Glow Effects” on “christmas-brushes layer” with some specific settings as shown in image:
Step# 8 – Drop Shadow
Apply “drop shadow” on “christmas-brushes layer” all settings are on below image for near to finish gorgeous Christmas wallpaper tutorial.
Step# 9 – Wallpaper Title
Now choose “Character Tool” for write wallpaper title as “Merry Christmas” using free font Curlz MT Download as creative presentation of our stunning Christmas wallpapers, we using two layers with white writing and black writing title with little movement of black text layer as show an shadow effect, reference in below image:
Step# 10 – Create Shine on Wallpaper
In this stage we would like to show an sleek shine on wallpapers so we’re adding an top level layer and press ALT + DELETE to fill black color on this top layer and set Opacity as 18%, need help? Sample image below:
in this same step go respected visitors and readers go forward and select Eraser Tool (Press E) and select Soft Round Brush with 300 pixels and drag the Christmas area only which will show an sleek amazing shine and text writing layers should above on this black-layer then you’ll able to view beautiful Christmas wallpaper tutorial, once again image below:
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Elegant Christmas Wallpaper for iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and Android