Making a New Year Card in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will create a New Year collage using various methods to get the perfect result.

Final image:

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Step 1

First, create a new 1600 document? 2000 px, Resolution (Resolution) 72 dpi, Color mode (Color Mode): RGB Color (RGB colors) 8 bit, Background Contents (Background content): Black (The black).

Then paste the next image into the document and customize it as shown below.

Next, add a new layer (Ctrl + Shift + N), take the tool Brush (Brush) (B) blue (# 3fc6f3) and walk it, as shown below.

Then change the blending mode to Overlay (Overlap) and reduce Opacity (Opacity) up to 38%.

Step 2

Take the tool Text (Text) (T) and enter the number using the blue color # 40cbf9 and the font proposed in the source materials.

Then remove the bottom of the seven with the tool Eraser (Eraser) (E) or layer masks.

Then go to the blending options:

We get the following result

Do the same with the text “Bonne annee”, which means “Happy New Year” in French.

Step 3

Then take the tool Brush (Brush) (B) blue (# 3fc9f7) and draw a circular shape, as shown in the image below.

After that, reduce Opacity (Opacity) up to 53%.

Now create a new layer, reduce it. Opacity (Opacity) up to 33%, and also add light rays with the tool Brush (Brush) (B) brushes Rays of light and colors # 40cbf9.

Duplicate the layer (Ctrl + J) and apply a Gaussian blur filter to it via the menu Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur (Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur).

Then change its blending mode to Screen (Screen).

Step 4

Now insert the following bokeh texture into a document and customize it as shown below.

Using tool Eraser (Eraser) (E) or layer masks erase contours.

Then go to menu Image> Adjustments> Hue / Saturation (Image> Correction> Hue / Saturation).

Next, change its blending mode to Linear dodge (Linear Dodge).

Step 5

Then create a new layer, take the tool Brush (Brush) (B) colors # 99cbdc and draw various shapes with brush bokeh and a few particles.

Then change its blending mode to Overlay (Overlap).

Finally add a correction layer. Selective color (Selective color correction) through the menu Layer> NewAdjustmentLayer> SelectiveCorrection (Layer> New Adjustment Layer> Selective Color Correction).

And here is the final result of our lesson:

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