Designing Your Own Christmas Card

Sharon Mapuvire, Anything Is Possible

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5 Lessons (10m)
    • 1. Intro

      0:50
    • 2. Step 1 Placing your vector

      2:16
    • 3. Step 2 Adding your text

      1:28
    • 4. Step 3 The Glitter Effect

      3:24
    • 5. Outro

      2:00

About This Class

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Hi Guys! Christmas is fast approaching and sometimes the best gifts are those you've made on your own. In this quick and easy tutorial, I'm going to teach you guys how to make your own Christmas glitter card in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.

What You Will Learn:

  • How to design a card using ready made vectors
  • How to use the illustrator tools to create a centered text message
  • How to create a 'the glitter effect' to produce sparkling realistic-looking glitter designs

Links for class material:

  • For Vectors - all-free-download.com
  • The Solid Fill Layer Colour I selected was #fffbed
  • For digital paper texture - http://www.freepik.com/free-photos-vectors/paper-texture, or just look in google images.
  • For Gold Glitter Layer - https://www.google.co.zw/search?q=gold+glitter&espv=2&biw=1366&bih=662&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwix7P7dnvPQAhWCIsAKHY4sAQ4Q_AUIBigB

Always use high quality, large sized jpegs when downloading from Google.