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In this Photoshop Tutorial you will know how easy to combine brushes and transform tools to create a beautiful and colorful spring greeting card in photoshop.

By pureromance88, on January 09, 2011, under Photoshop Tutorials
 

In this Photoshop Tutorial you will know how easy to combine brushes and transform tools to create a beautiful and colorful spring greeting card in photoshop.

  • Resources needed:
  • Flower brushes LINK
  • Leaves brushes LINK
  • Flower vector brushes LINK
  • Grass brushes LINK
  • Butterfly vector LINK
  • Champignon font LINK

 

Final Result Preview

 
 
 

Step 1:

 

Create a new document (800x600) and fill it with white.

 
 

Step 2:

 

Create a new gradient fill layer:

 
 
 

Step 3:

 

New layer, use Elliptical Marquee Tool to grab a selection:

 

Hold the Shift key, create some selections to make all of them look like a cloud:

 

Continue with two selections:

 

Fill these selections with white we have:

 
 

Step 4:

 

Create two new layer, choose first layer, use Retangular Marquee Tool to make a square on the pic :

 

Choose Edit-Stroke:

 

Choose second layer, choose Edit-Fill with white:

 
 
 

Step 5:

 

Create a new layer, use Elliptical Marquee Tool to make some circles at the bottom of the pic:

 

Fill with color 22c72d:

 
 

Step 6:

 

New layer again, use flower brush, number 1180, color 22c72d, 280 px to draw on the pic:

 

Duplicate it twice and transform them:

 
 

Step 7:

 

Create a new layer again, use leaves brushes , number 222 with green color (22c72d) and 45 px to draw on the pic, then duplicate it. Then merge these two layers, duplicate it many times, use Transform Tool to make them fit the trunk of flowers.

 
 

Step 8:

 

New layer, use flower vector brush, number 1472, 45 px with color fc5978 to draw on the pic:

 
 

Step 9:

 

New layer, use hard brush, 14 px with color fce759 to create pistils:

 
 

Step 10:

 

On a new layer, we use grass brushes with different numbers and with same green color (22c72d) to continue drawing at the bottom of the pic :

 
 

Step 11:

 

Make a new layer, use flower brushes, number 936, with 16, 23 and 31 px, with white, yellow and pink color to draw flowers then duplicate this layer:

 
 

Step 12:

 

New layer again and place it under card layers. Use hard brushes, 20 px with different colors and settings below to paint on the pic:

 
 
 
 

Duplicate it many times and use Transform Tools to place them like the pic below:

 
 

Step 13:

 

Open the butterfly vector stock. Cut them and move into main document, resize them and move to different positions:

 
 

Step 14:

 

New layer again, use flower brushes, number 1180 with color f16f68 to draw a ribbon under a butterfly. Transform it then duplicate and transform again. Merge these two layers then place it under flower and pistils layers.

 

Duplicate it and move to the side of another butterfly. Transform it to fit the motion of that butterfly:

 
 

Step 15:

 

Two steps below are optional. Create a new layer, you can write any wishes on the card. I use color fc5978 and Champignon font to write some words:

 
 

Step 16:

 

Move the butterfly from bottom into the card, at the end of wishes. Place this layer on the top. Resize butterfly to be smaller:

 

Choose Image-Adjustment-Selective Color:

 
 
 

Step 17:

 

Stamp visible all layers. Apply Unsharp Mask:

 
 

Final Result: