Adobe Photoshop CC

Create holiday photo cards

Learn how to create fun and creative photo cards directly from your mobile device. (Try it, 4 min)

  Photoshop Mix for iPad, iPad Pro, and iPhone

   Photoshop Mix for Android phone

  Photoshop Fix for iPad, iPad Pro, and iPhone

Step 1 of 6

Start with a background image

Open Photoshop Mix on your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone. Tap the + icon to start a new project and select a background image from your device or online library.

Note: The screenshots in this tutorial show Photoshop Mix on an iPhone. The user interface may vary between iPhone, iPad, and Android phones.

Step 2 of 6

Add a photo of you and your friends

Take a picture of you and your friends against a high contrast background. Tap Add Layer (+ icon) and select the friend photo you want to use in Photoshop Mix. Tap Cut Out and use your finger to select just the foreground image of the friends. Use the + option to add to the selection. Use the - option to subtract from the selection. Tap the checkmark when you are done.

Tip: Use 2 fingers to scroll the image and zoom in to work on details, then zoom out to see more of the image. Use 1 finger to paint with Cut Out tool.


Step 3 of 6

Retouch in Photoshop Fix

Tap the Creative Cloud icon and select Healing in Photoshop Fix.

Note: Photoshop Fix is currently only available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPad Pro.

Step 4 of 6

Touch up your photo

In Photoshop Fix, zoom in on the wrist, or other part of the photo you would like to retouch. Use the Spot Heal brush and drag over the bracelet to erase it. Tap Touch to save & return to Photoshop Mix.

Step 5 of 6

Save to Camera Roll

Almost done! Tap the Share icon and save the card to your Camera Roll.

Step 6 of 6 (optional)

Add text and share

Add a text greeting to your card using a photo editor, such as Photo Editor by Aviary, or the app of your choice, and share your card!

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