[Step By Step Guide] Snowfall Effect Using Photoshop


It’s winter time & christmas is around the corner.  Many people who play with images love to give different effects to their images & snowfall effect is the one that all love…  Let’s learn to cause some snowfall of your own…

1) Create a new file or open a clicked pic of your choice.

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2) If creating a new image from scratch then make a duplicate layer & if using a clicked image then create a new layer.  Using Paint Bucket Tool fill duplicate/new layer with black color.  In case of creating new image fill color of your choice to the other layer (except white).
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3) Make black color layer as your active layer & goto Filter -> Noise -> Add Noise.
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4) When done, goto Filter -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur.
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5) Now, press Ctrl + M together for Curves pop up menu.  There it can be seen that there is a huge tower with a diagonal line.  Drag & adjust that line at top & bottom to control snow flakes.
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6) When done, click on black layer for the menu.  Select Blending Options & then change Blend Mode to Screen.
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7) Voila! Your own snowfall is ready…
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Now, enjoy the winter’s & celebrate christmas but don’t forget to let the designer inside you to show his creativity.
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