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Christmas Lights

This is the finished product from this tutorial, Christmas lights!

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I am going to show step by step how to do it. Make a selection like this one, with the Polygonal Lasso Tool.

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Now go to select > Modify > Smooth. Give a value of 6.

Create a new layer and fill with red. Then go to Blending Options (right click of the mouse) and choose inner shadow. Use the following settings.

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Now for the reflex of the lightning, create a new layer. Press shift while painting a line (brush tool) with white color (#FFFFFF). Then, rotate this line and put it on the left. Next to it, apply Filter > Blur > Gaussian blur on the line. Ok, you have the reflex.

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Now let's create the support. Create a new layer, and with the rectangular marquee tool, create a selection just like this one. Fill it with any color. Then go to it's blending options and choose "Gradient Overlay". Use a gradient Overlay like in the picture.

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The last part, with a black brush, paint the bottom of the red light.

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You are done! Now it's you and your creativity!

Christmas Lights

That's it, I hope you liked the tutorial. Perfect for the Christmas season.

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