50 Cool Christmas Photoshop Tutorials

November 16, 2012 · 1 comment

by Sonny M. Day

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Christmas is fast approaching and a lot of us are starting to look forward for a fun and exciting holiday season. Basically, it is the time for spreading joy to those you love and care about. Everywhere you look there are Christmas trees, colorful lights, Christmas Cards, decorations and Santa Clause with his reindeers remind us of this magic time of year.

For artists and graphic designers, Christmas is the time when friends and clients will request designs with Christmas elements like greeting card, and where showing off skills end up as Christmas wallpapers for desktops and mobile gadgets. If you are an artist or somewhat a Photoshop enthusiast who want to know how to create beautiful Christmas designs, you will find some of the best Christmas Photoshop tutorials in this post useful. These tutorials will teach you how to create elements like Christmas trees, Christmas balls, Christmas wallpapers, Christmas cards and much more. Check out these tutorials and don’t forget to share this article to your friends. You are also welcome to post your comments and opinions.


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Make a Sketchy Wallpaper for this Christmas

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This tutorial will show how we can create a sketchy wallpaper for Christmas this year! It covers water coloring, pencil sketching and some simple lighting effects.

Christmas Glass Ornaments

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Photoshop tutorial on how to create beautiful glossy Christmas balls.

Awesome Snowman in Night Scene

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This tutorial is going to present you with how to make a Christmas card.

Design a simple illustration for Christmas

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In this tutorial, you’ll learn easy steps and techniques to design a simple illustration for Christmas. You’ll learn how to use the brush presets and modify its properties.

Learn How to Create Your Own Christmas Tree

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Learn how to create your own Christmas tree wallpaper with sparkling streaks of light in this tutorial.

How to Create and decorate Christmas tree in Photoshop

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This tutorial will give you some tips on how to create and decorate Christmas tree with balls and stars. You will learn how to add a Layer Style, draw Christmas balls with Ellipse Tool, apply brushes, customize brushes etc.

Christmas or New Year Card

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It’s that time of the year again! Learn how to create a nice Christmas or New Year card yourself!

Creative Christmas cards

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This tutorial will show you how to use custom shapes and Layer styles in Photoshop CS3 to create a creative Christmas illustration.

How to create Christmas background with snowflakes and stars

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to use brushes and custom shapes in Photoshop CS5 to create Christmas illustration in a few simple steps. It’s a simple trick to apply, but very useful.

Christmas glass balls drawing lesson exclusive tutorial

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This tutorial will help you create  a beautiful wallpaper in Photoshop.

Christmas Ornaments Wallpaper

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Learn how to create a great holiday wallpaper with Christmas balls and snowflakes.

Christmas ornaments lights balls

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This quick tutorial will show you how to create a nice Christmas card with ornamented New Year toys using Adobe Photoshop CS4 techniques.

Create a Festive Ornamental Christmas Text Effect

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You’ll learn how to create 3D Studio Max 3D text, and then how to import it into Photoshop to create a holiday text effect.

Snow on Text

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This tutorial will teach you how to create nice looking snow effect on your text, you can use the effect on Christmas themed graphics.

Night Before Christmas : Photoshop Tutorial And WallPaper

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Learn how to create a starry night in the woods theme wallpaper for Christmas.

How to design an abstract Christmas illustration

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Learn how to design an abstract Christmas illustration with colorful shapes and glass baubles, using simple shapes and gradients in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

Christmas Balls Wallpaper

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In this tutorial you will learn how to design red Christmas balls wallpaper.

The Santa Claus Wallpaper

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Learn how to create nice wallpaper with Santa Claus.

A Very Snowy Tutorial

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In this tutorial you will use both Illustrator and Photoshop to create a cool winter background. The focus will be showing you how to create custom patterns in Illustrator and custom brushes from these patterns in Photoshop.

Beautiful Christmas Vision Tutorial And Wallpaper

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Learn how to use pen tool, use paths, smudge tool and yes – how to create 3D effect in Photoshop in joyful way!

3D Snow Globe – Photoshop Tutorial

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No Christmas without snow globes! This tutorial teaches you how to make a snow globe with a winter scene in this tutorial.

Draw a Christmas tree – lights and stuff

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Learn how to create a beautiful Christmas tree with all the lights and stuff in this tutorial.

Christmas Holly tutorial

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This tutorial is going to show you a way to draw a simple Christmas holly like this one using Adobe Photoshop.

Stylized Christmas Tree Design

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Learn how to create your own stylized Christmas tree postcard with these tutorial using Photoshop techniques.

Gifts snowing on Christmas

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This is a very detailed tutorial that will show you how to make a ‘Gifts snowing on Christmas’ illustration in Photoshop.

Photoshop Christmas Gift Red Box Logo Icon

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This tutorial teaches you how to make a Christmas inspired gift icon in  Photoshop.

Drawing Christmas Trees

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This tutorial will teach you how to create a Christmas tree with falling snowflakes.

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

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You will learn how to create Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, so that he can be used in cards, websites, or whatever other graphic projects you are working on that involve Christmas.

Christmas Balls Design

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This tutorial will teach you how to create colorful Christmas balls for your greeting cards.

Drawing Christmas Trees

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This tutorial will teach you how to create a cool Christmas tree illustration that you can use to make greeting cards.

Design a Bronze christmas bell with handle

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This tutorial will tell you how to make a bronze Christmas bell in Photoshop.

Dancing Santa Claus and Christmas Tree

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In this tutorial you will create picture with Santa Claus and Christmas Tree.

We wish you a Merry Christmas illustration

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In this tutorial you will learn how to made an illustration for Merry Christmas.

Christmas tree

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Learn how using brushes, different shapes and Layer styles in Photoshop CS3 you can create eye catching Christmas illustration in a few simple steps.

Create Christmas greeting card with snowflakes and colorful tree baubles

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In this tutorial you will learn some tips on how to Christmas greeting card with snowflakes and colorful tree baubles in Photoshop CS5. You will learn how to add a Layer Style, draw Christmas baubles with Ellipse Tool, apply brushes, use Custom Shapes etc. Layered PSD file included.

Create Your Own Snowflakes

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This tutorial will teach you how to make a beautiful snowflake design in Photoshop.

How to Create That Last-Minute Holiday e-Card in Photoshop

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This is a tutorial showing how to create a Christmas design using Photoshop.

Create a Beautiful Christmas Card

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This tutorial will teach you how to create a beautiful Christmas card.

Merry Christmas Greeting Card

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This tutorial will teach you how to make a simple greeting card for Christmas.

How to create Christmas Wallpapers or Backgrounds

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This tutorial will explain how to create a Christmas background wallpaper using Photoshop.

Merry Christmas Greeting

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This very detailed tutorial will show you how to make a Merry Christmas greeting card with Photoshop.

We wish you a Merry Christmas

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This is a well explained and easy to follow tutorial on how to make a cool Christmas wallpaper from scratch.

Merry Christmas tree design

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to use custom shapes and Pen Tool in Photoshop CS3 to create Christmas illustration with stars in a few simple steps.

How to Create Christmas Greeting Card with colorful stars and baubles

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If you want to learn how to create a greeting card for the holiday, then this awesome tutorial is for you. You will learn how to create an abstract Christmas background using brushes then you will create baubles using Ellipse Tool and Layer Styles in Adobe Photoshop CS5.

Christmas ornament balls

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In just a few simple steps, you will learn how to create a nice and shiny glass and red ornaments for Christmas themed graphics and designs.

Christmas Wreath

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This tutorial will teach you how to create a beautiful Christmas wreath in Photoshop.

Fairy Christmas night – Magic wall calendar

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This tutorial will teach you how to make a beautiful magical calendar for Christmas season.

Merry Christmas Card

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Design a Merry Christmas card using Photoshop techniques and trick.

Create a Stunning Merry Christmas Background with Red Baubles

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This tutorial will show you the steps it took to create a stunning Merry Christmas background using colorful shapes in Photoshop CS5.

Christmas Photoshop Tutorial

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Create a nice photo manipulation tutorial for a Christmas card. The theme is the Christmas night when Santa Claus visits good kids’ houses and leaves lots of gifts ! You will learn how to turn a daytime summer photo into a night time winter image.

Author : Sonny Day

Sonny M. Day is a passionate SEO and web design enthusiast who loves photography, mountain climbing, snorkeling and dirt bike riding.

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template November 20, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Thanks for share!
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