10 Captivating Christmas Design Tutorials

December 6, 2012

From Christmas lights and Christmas trees to Santa’s sleigh and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, you’ll learn how to use Photoshop to create masterful Christmas icons in the following 10 captivating Christmas card design tutorials. Enjoy!

1.  Christmas Trees on Snowy Hills

This Christmas Photoshop tutorial shows you how to make a landscape that features Christmas trees on snowy hills, perfect for a greeting card or flyer background. We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration - Google Chrome_2012-11-29_10-02-03  

2.  Add Christmas Lights to Any House or Building

Have the perfect building for your Christmas design, but missing the festive lights? This tutorial shows you how you can use Photoshop to add realistic-looking Christmas lights to anything! How to Add Christmas Lights to a House or Building - The Photography Network - P_2012-11-29_10-05-10  

3.  Christmas Snow Globe

Learn how to design a realistic Christmas snow globe, complete with its own snowman, in this Photoshop tutorial. 123RF December 2010 Tutorial #1 Snow Globe - Google Chrome_2012-11-29_10-08-03  

4.  Beautiful Blue Christmas Ornaments

Recreate glass ball ornaments for your Christmas designs with this Photoshop tutorial. I particularly like the etched glass effect. Christmas glass balls drawing lesson exclusive tutorial Drawing Techniques - G_2012-11-29_10-09-28  

5.  Santa Scene

Turn a daytime photo into a nighttime Santa scene with this detailed and compelling tutorial that shows you how to use a variety of Photoshop’s powerful tools. Christmas Photoshop Tutorial - Photoshop tutorial PSDDude - Google Chrome_2012-11-29_10-11-16  

6.  Santa and Tree

This Santa Claus and Christmas tree tutorial has the look of a vector image, as if it were made in Illustrator, but you can recreate it using a few simple Photoshop tools! Dancing Santa Claus and Christmas Tree - Google Chrome_2012-11-29_10-12-32  

7.  Rudolph

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a favorite holiday character, and you can design him in Photoshop by following the steps outlined in this excellent tutorial. Graphic Design Intermediate Class - Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Christmas Th_2012-11-29_10-14-51  

8.  Snowman

This fun and highly detailed snowman could be the perfect centerpiece for your Christmas catalog cover, calendar or brochure! Draw your Snowman in Photoshop 10Steps.SG - Google Chrome_2012-11-29_10-16-20  

9.  North Pole Takeoff

Use Photoshop and a few stock images to design a magnificent scene that features Santa and his reindeer launching from the North Pole on Christmas Eve in this tutorial. Christmas Night. Magic scene with flying Santa, Magic Christmas card, falling st_2012-11-29_10-20-58  

10.  Styled Christmas Tree

This tutorial shows you how to use Photoshop to craft a stylish Christmas tree, perfect for greeting cards and holiday promotions. Beautiful Christmas Vision Tutorial And Wallpaper - Google Chrome_2012-11-29_10-23-39

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January 07, 2016 03:22 am #

[...] You can download these text styles and open blending options to see how they were created, then use them in your own Christmas designs. [...]

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