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How to Make a Holi Festival Flyer

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What You'll Be Creating

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Holi flyer template in Photoshop. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create the flyer design, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time.

Do you want to save time with a ready-made design? Check out this Holi Festival Flyer over on Envato Elements, where you can find thousands of awesome flyer examples and Holi festival photos!

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What You Will Learn in This Holi Flyer Template Tutorial

  • How to create guidelines for flyer templates
  • How to design a Holi template in Photoshop
  • Tips on designing Photoshop flyer templates
  • Holi flyer design ideas

What You'll Need

To recreate the design above, you will need the following resources:

1. How to Start Creating a Holi Flyer Template

First, create a new file. Go to File > New and set the Width to 4 inHeight to 6 in, and Resolution to 300 px/in.

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2. How to Create Guidelines for Photoshop Flyer Templates

Now we're going to create guidelines for our Holi template. Press Control-R on your keyboard to show the Rulers. Then, using the Move Tool (V), click and drag from the ruler to the canvas to create a new guide. Create four guides and position each 0.25 in away from the canvas.

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3. How to Create the Flyer's Background

Step 1

In this section, we are going to create the background of the flyer. Go to File > Place Embedded, select the colorful powder explosion stock photo, and click Place. Then, set the Width and Height to 30%, and position the photo as shown below. Name this layer Photo.

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Step 2

Now go to Layer > New Fill Layer > Gradient Fill to create a new gradient fill layer, name it Light Source, and use the settings below:

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The left color stop has the color #bf1394, and the right color stop has the color #ffffff.

Step 3

Change the Blending Mode of this layer to Screen, and set the Opacity to 50%.

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4. How to Create the Holi Flyer's Content

Step 1

In this section, we are going to create the flyer content. Choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Bebas Neue, font style to Bold, size to 25 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ff00bf. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Tracking to 500. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 606.77 px and Y: 114.66 px.

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Step 2

Now select the Light Source layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Last Paradise, font style to Regular, size to 350 px for the top word and 150 px for the bottom word, alignment to Center, and color to #ffffff. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Tracking to 100. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 617.42 px and Y: 644.85 px.

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Step 3

Right-click on this layer and choose Blending Options. Then, select and check the Drop Shadow and Outer Glow styles and use the settings below:

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The color of the shadow is #8422e5, and the color of the outer glow is #ffffff.

Step 4

Now select the Light Source layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Bebas Neue, font style to Bold, size to 40 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ffffff. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Tracking to 280. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 604.96 px and Y: 911.46 px.

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Step 5

Right-click on this layer and choose Blending Options. Then, select and check the Drop Shadow and Outer Glow styles and use the settings below:

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The color of the shadow is #8422e5, and the color of the outer glow is #ffffff.

Step 6

Now select the Light Source layer, choose the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U), click anywhere inside the canvas to create a new rounded rectangle shape layer, and set the Width to 792 px, Height to 76 px, and Radius to 50 px. Then, set the Fill Solid Color to #ff00bf and Stroke Solid Color to No Color. After that, position this layer with the coordinates X: 600 px and Y: 1013 px and name it Bar.

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Step 7

Choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Bebas Neue, font style to Bold, size to 50 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ffffff. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Tracking to 100. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 602.15 px and Y: 1013.05 px.

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Step 8

Now select the Light Source layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Bebas Neue, font style to Bold, size to 45 px, alignment to Center, and color to #3051f2. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Leading to 55 px and Tracking to 100. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 600.25 px and Y: 1172.90 px.

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Step 9

Select the Light Source layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Bebas Neue, font style to Bold, size to 100 px, alignment to Center, and color to #3051f2. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Tracking to 30. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 599.73 px and Y: 1309.27 px.

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Step 10

Now choose the Rectangle Tool (U), click anywhere inside the canvas to create a new rectangle shape layer, and set the Width to 792 px and Height to 5 px. Then, set the Fill Solid Color to #ffad73, and Stroke Solid Color to No Color. After that, position this layer with the coordinates X: 600 px and Y: 1240.50 px and name it Horizontal_Line_1.

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Step 11

Press Control-J on your keyboard to duplicate this layer and drag this new layer just above the Light Source layer in the Layers panel. Then, position this layer with the coordinates X: 600 px and Y: 1375.50 px and name it Horizontal_Line_2.

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Step 12

Now select the Light Source layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Bebas Neue, font style to Regular or Bold as shown below, size to 45 px, alignment to Center, and color to #3051f2. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Tracking to 100. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 602.25 px and Y: 1489.90 px.

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Step 13

Select the Light Source layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Bebas Neue, font style to Bold, size to 25 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ff00bf. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Tracking to 500. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 606.13 px and Y: 1686.89 px.

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You Made It!

Congratulations, you have succeeded! You've learned how to make a Holi flyer design. Here is our final Holy flyer PSD design:

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Flyer Mockup created with Placeit

5 Best Holi Flyer Ideas

Want to see some of the best Holy flyer PSD designs? Check out this list of Holi flyer examples from Envato Elements. Enjoy incredible Holi festival images!

Holi Festival Flyer (PSD)

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Create amazing Holi festival flyers with this colorful template. The layers are well organized, and the template is 100% vector, which means you can scale the design without loss of quality. The template is also print-ready.

Holi Festival Flyer (AI, PSD)

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If you're looking for something that's different and minimalistic but still includes all the necessary information, this template is the choice for you. You can easily edit the text, images, and colors as they are on separated well-organized layers.

Holi Festival Flyer (AI, PSD)

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This template is a good choice for not only a festival of colors but for other gulal events, parties, and festivals as well. The file is well organized and easy to customize so you can quickly create your design.

Holi Festival Flyer Set (AI, PSD)

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Here we have the holi festival flyer set, which includes both AI and PSD fully customizable and editable files. Every element is on a separate layer, and only free fonts are used. The Insta post and Insta story artboard sizes are included.

Holi Festival: Flyer AC (AI, EPS, PSD)

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Here's another template that's compatible with both Photoshop and Illustrator. It comes in A4 size and is print-ready. You can easily customize it as the layers and folders are organized and free fonts and icons are used.

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