How to Create Elegant Christmas Wallpaper using Photoshop CS5

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How to Create Elegant Christmas Wallpaper using Photoshop CS5

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# 1 - New Document

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# 2 – Create Background

Step# 3 – Radial Gradient Background

Below image have output of radial colors, that we need to process further

Step# 3 – Radial Gradient Background

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# 4 – Grass brushes Usage

Step# 4 – Grass brushes Usage

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# 5 – Soft Round Brush

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:

Step# 6 – Christmas brushes

Christmas brushes layer we placement below:

Step# 6 – Christmas brushes

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# 7 – Outer Glow Effects

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# 8 – Drop Shadow

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# 9 – Wallpaper Title

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:

Step# 10 – Create Shine on Wallpaper

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:

Final Result

Create Elegant Christmas Wallpaper Tutorial

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1920×1250 Wallpaper for Download

beautiful Christmas wallpaper tutorial

Elegant Christmas Wallpaper for iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and Android

Elegant Christmas Wallpaper for iPhone 4S

Download Source File (PSD)

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