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Christmas Balls Design

Create a new file that would have 800x600px and 72 dpi.

Represent now a circle, using this tool . Its color must be 121ECA and the parameters form below.

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Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

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With next instrument's help , picture a small star with the color FFF600

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Apply the previous instrument to picture one more small star with the same color – FFF600

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Take the same instrument to represent another small star with the color 845A1E, like it is demonstrated below.

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Make use of the same instrument to picture another star. This time it must have next color – 7F7F37

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Take the previous instrument and picture another small star with the indicated color – A4914F.

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The same instrument and one more star with the color – F5F32E.

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Represent next a figure with the already known tool , but the parameters must be the same form the next picture.

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient's parameters.

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One more figure must be pictured by the same instrument. The sizes are those form the image below.

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Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient's parameters.

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Take the same instrument and make another figure with the color 594E30.

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Take the next tool again and represent a picture like the next one.

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Take a brush now and paint out with the next color 010A8D on a new layer. Your picture must look as the next one.

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Take a brush with blurred edges and black color to represent the ball's shadow, like in the image below.

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For your convenience, merge next all the layers that contain the ball and the small stars on it with the band, shadow and the ring in a group.

Copy now the created group and place it the way it is demonstrated next step, by changing also the parameters into the corresponding ones.

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Open the copied group. Choose the ball's copied layer and open the effects' list.

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Hide Bevel and Emboss options. Choose the next tool to paint in FF0000, but show again the previous hidden options: Bevel and Emboss.

Choose next the copied band's layer and change its gradient's parameters.

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The last step includes choosing the copied layer where the ring was painted with the brush. Paint it now in 9C0F0F, like the next picture shows it.

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As a result we'll have:

Christmas Balls Design

The final result!

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