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Christmas tree Photoshop tutorial

With this tutorial I am going to show you a way to draw a vey simple Christmas tree.

1. Start by creating a new document. Select the “Rectangle Tool” set the color to green and draw a square. (Hold Shift while you draw your square)

Photoshop rectangle tool

You should now have a square like this.
Photoshop rectangle tutorial preview

2. Press Ctrl+T and rotate the square 45 degrees (Alternatively you can go to Edit->Transform->Rotate)

Photoshop rotate settings

3. Now get the Delete Anchor Point Tool

Photoshop delete anchor point tool

and delete the anchor point that is circled in the next screenshot

Photoshop anchor point for deletion

4. You should now have a triangle.

Photoshop tutorial triangle

Duplicate this Photoshop layer two times (Ctrl+J)

5. Now we are going to resize the two layer copies. First resize copy number one to 85% of the original size
Resize photoshop layer to 85%
and copy number two to 70% of the original size
Resize photoshop layer to 70%

10 Responses to Christmas tree Photoshop tutorial

  1. Comicbook Guy December 22, 2005 at 11:27 am #

    Worst Christmas tree tutorial ever!

  2. Lindsey December 24, 2005 at 2:02 pm #

    Dude, what’s the cause of being rude? You prolly weren’t smart enough to click the page two link to see the end result of the tutorial.

    Stupid flamers.

  3. Solid Snake December 24, 2005 at 7:55 pm #

    Very nice tut dude thanks for sharing… made me a X-Mas card :)

  4. Glenn January 9, 2006 at 2:24 pm #

    Sorry Lindsey, I don’t like it either..

  5. Gail July 27, 2006 at 8:17 am #

    I liked it. I hope I can do it.

  6. Patricia September 12, 2006 at 3:25 am #

    Whats the point of starting a tutorial and not viewing the final product!

  7. syscrash November 15, 2006 at 5:09 pm #

    Are you people stupid?? Look at the second page. For christ sake. CLICK THE 2nd page. You’ll see the final example.

    Nice tutorial, i enjoyed it.

  8. Megan November 27, 2006 at 9:47 am #

    i really dont see a page 2 link


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