Feb 11 2011

Make Your Valentine’s Day Special With These Photoshop Tutorials

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Since it take places only once a year, most of us try our best to explicitly show our loved ones how much they mean to us. And so it remains to be, graphic designers are very much occupied with work this time of the year since each agency wants to reach a different approach with their products as well as remain unique.
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With the help of Photoshop, designers can achieve some tremendous graphics and eye-catching designs. This software provides numerous effects and has a wide range of functions that let you discover your creative side more each time. Last year we had filled Valentine’s day with a nice free icon set as well as some really creative gift wrapping ideas.

Here is a roundup of some really useful tutorials to help you save time and give your work a special appeal so that you all can spend a memorable Valentine’s Day with your loved ones. Let the creativity begin!

Love Is In The Air – Cloudy Text Effect
In the following tutorial you will learn how to use different brushes to turn an ordinary photo into your very own personalized Valentine’s card:

Love Is In The Air – Cloudy Text Effect

How to Create an Elegant Valentine’s Day Card With an Ornamental Heart in Photoshop CS5
In the following Quick Tip tutorial you will learn how to use Custom shapes, Layer styles, and Gradients in Photoshop CS5 to create an elegant Valentine’s Day card with ornamental hearts:

How to create elegant Valentine’s Day card with ornamental heart in Photoshop CS5

Rose for Saint Valentine’s Day
Learn in this tutorial how to create your own Saint Valentine’s Day wallpaper:

Rose for Saint Valentine’s Day

Create a Cosmic Love Goddess With Photoshop CS5
In today’s tutorial the author will demonstrate how to create a cosmic love goddess using some of Photoshop CS5′s new tools including the Refine Edge Feature which really helps to streamline the process of masking and removing objects from the background:

Create a Cosmic Love Goddess With Photoshop CS5

Love Wallpaper For Your Desktop
In this lesson the author will try to show you how it’s possible to create very nice wallpapers for your desktop:

Love wallpaper for your desktop

Spirit Dove
In this tutorial, you can see how a dove can be created like a spirit bursting out of a woman’s body amidst the cloudy sky:

Spirit dove

Saint Valentine Creations
This tutorial shows a magical Saint Valentine design can be created with curls, ornaments and abstract patterns:

Saint Valentine Creations

Valentine’s Day Ideas
Learn in this tutorial how to create a vector Valentine’s heart with additional effects and textures:

Valentine’s Day Ideas

Create a Valentine’s Day Post Card
In this tutorial you will learn how to create an romantic Valentine’s day postcard:

Create a valentine’s day post card

Valentines Day Card
Learn how to make a Valentine Day ecard in this tutorial:

Valentines Day Card

Love Wallpaper for the Desktop
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a high quality desktop wallpaper:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Design an Enlightened Hearts Wallpaper
Design an enlightened hearts wallpaper with the help of this tutorial:

Design an Enlightened Hearts Wallpaper

Create a Colorful Background for Valentine’s Day
In this tutorial you can see how you can create a colorful background for Valentine’s Day, using the Custom Shape Tool, Layer Styles, gradients, and other Photoshop tools:

Create colorful background for Valentine’s Day

Valentine Cards
This example shows how to create a Valentine’s Day card for your loved ones. With the collage creation program AKVIS Chameleon it is simple, and it makes the creative process a pleasure. Your gift will be original and unique:

Valentine card

Design a Sleek Valentine’s Day Card
Design a sleek Valentine’s day card with the help of this tutorial:

Design a Sleek Valentine’s Day Card

Make a Valentines Day Card
With Valentines around the corner, why not make your very own Valentines card for a loved one with not just love and sincerity… but some of that creativity you have built up inside you too:

Make a Valentines Day Card

Using Creative Art in a Valentine Greeting Card
Check out one more interesting Photoshop tutorial about how to make a Valentinse greeting card by using creative art:

Using Creative Art in Valentine Greeting Card

Love Poster
This free Adobe Photoshop CS3 tutorial shows how to make a love-colored poster:

Love Poster

How to Create a Romantic Valentine’s Day card
In this tutorial, you’ll learn to design a romantic Valentine’s Day card from scratch in Photoshop:

How to Create a Romantic Valentine’s Day card

Love in the Sunshine
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a simple sunshine scene and use the Brush tool to make effects on it:

Love in the sunshine

How to Create 3D Love Text Composition
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a 3D text composition:

How to create 3D Love text composition

Show Your Love with Semitransparent Amorous Text Effect
Here is a tutorial on how to make semitransparent amorous text effects by using some layer styles:

Show Your Love with Semitransparent Amorous Text Effect

How to Draw the Declaration of Love
Learn how to draw the declaration of love in this cool tutorial:

How to Draw the Declaration of Love

Valentines Day – Photoshop Style
Here are some nice techniques that could improve your experience and also help you make a great gift:

Valentines Day – Photoshop Style

How to Create Packaging Gift Paper
A simple, but useful tutorial will teach you how to create your own packaging gift paper to make your gifts unique:

How to Create Packaging Gift Paper

Amorous Wallpaper
In this Photoshop tutorial we will be designing a simple but stylish amorous wallpaper:

Amorous Wallpaper

Blend Photos Like A Hollywood Movie Poster In Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to learn how to blend photos together like a Hollywood movie poster:

Blend Photos Like A Hollywood Movie Poster In Photoshop

Valentine’s Day eCard
Learn how to make a Valentine’s Day ecard in this tutorial:

Valentine’s Day eCard

Creating a Simple Valentine’s Day e-Card
Here you can learn how to create a brush of your own and edit some of its more advanced settings:

Creating a Simple Valentine’s Day e-Card

Valentine’s Day Romantic Background
Check out this tutorial to make a Valentine’s Day romantic background:

Valentine’s Day Romantic Background

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About the Author

Bhanu Ahluwalia is a graduate in Computer Science and a social media enthusiast from India. He specializes in web design by qualification and photography by passion. He is an avid blogger, running TutZone and co-authoring DesignUnder and SloDive. You can reach him via Twitter.

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Comments and Discussions
  • Vivek Parmar, 11 February 2011

    Valentine Day, the only day i will wait for this.
    Some tutorials are great will look out and work on them. thanks for sharing

  • Chris Huff, 11 February 2011

    This couldn’t have come at a better time. My wife has been asking me to put together a postcard sized photo of our family to hand out to our church. I’ll surely be using one of these tutorials. Thanks!

  • Tom Ross, 11 February 2011

    Thanks so much for featuring our Sleek Valentines Day card tutorial! This is a great list, and as I’m pretty stumped this year I may well need some inspiration from these tutorials :P.

  • Stacey, 11 February 2011

    Oh, its well on time. I was looking for some help in making a valentines day card for my beloved. Thanks for the post.

  • Luke Terry, 11 February 2011

    Awsome stuff! Think my missus would prefer something a bit less geeky though!

  • Qamar, 11 February 2011

    Cool Man.

  • Snoggle News, 12 February 2011

    This valentine’s day will surely be a special one. I love the artwork, very visual suggestions :)

  • Martina, 12 February 2011

    A day of feeling and love. Thanks of nice collection.

  • Ayesha, 13 February 2011

    what a cute and red collection for this valentine day..

  • TOY, 13 February 2011

    cool design

  • Taimur Asghar, 13 February 2011

    Awesome list of tutorials. Thanks !

  • Rana Mukherjee, 14 February 2011

    i like this type of design

  • ???, 14 February 2011

    very nice , thank you 4 share

  • Fortorgaphy Design, 14 February 2011

    These are pretty cool! hey can i have permission to post these articles on my blog? with a link back to the original author?

  • Inkfreakz - Tattoo design, 18 February 2011

    amazing collection

  • Goldy, 07 August 2011

    Best tutorials ever , gotta love ‘em

  • dhanraJ gojjala, 09 August 2011

    it help me lot an lot bcos i am new in using photoshop.

  • christina thomas, 23 September 2011

    Very, very nice. I cant wait to make time for learning how to render these wonderful designs. Hopefully be St Valentine’s Day I will be good enough to make something to dazzle her…

  • Sandip Biswas, 12 October 2011

    amazing collection

  • Rizal Smarts, 11 September 2012

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