Valentine tree
 
Get the bell here:
 
 
Tutorial is for the tree only. Tutorial for the dog you can find here: https://www.behance.net/gallery/28830495/-Houn-Dawg
 
Create a new document ( picture ) 400 X 700 px
 
In the color panel: set as here:  
 
Node tool  :
 
In stroke at the top ... press the line
 
 
This comes out: Set width to 0.8
 
 
Pencil Tool: draw a thick tree trunk. Mine looks like this:
 
 
Draw branches as you thought
 
  
 
In the Layer Panel, select all layers
 
In colour panel choose a brown color. I used: 613B25
 
While the layers are still marked
 
Above: press Add ... see red dot here: 
 
Shapes Tool ... Heart: Make a heart on the tree like this:
 
 
 
Above ... Geometry ... Tap the one you see the yellow finger poin to
 
 
If you want more heart holes then repeat this step.
 
Press at fx in the bottom of the layer panel
 
In what comes out: put the notch in inner shadow ... set settings as here below:
 
Always remember to tick :
 
 
Now it should look like this:
 
 

While still open

Set checkt in Bevel/Emboss ...set settings as here below:
Remember to tick at the bottom
 
 
Draw some yellow lights like this:
 
 
 
In the Layer panel Select the 3 layers with light
 
Above: press Add ... see red dot here
 
Press at fx in the bottom of the layer panel
 
In what comes out: put the notch in Gausian Blur ... set Radius to 7.3.
 
 
 
 
Drag the layer with the light down under the layer with the tree. When you pull the lightning down, let it slip
 on the line, where you see my red dot
 
 
Stand on tree layer ... Shapes Heart Tool. Make a heart  and set over the hole.
 
You can use a little effect to the heart ... I use 3D with this settings:
 
 
Look at my finish picture
 
21. Open the bellfrom the material ...  right-click on the bell ... Copy
 
22. Right-click  on the image with the tree ... Paste
 
23. Move the Bell at the place of a branch
 
24. In Layer panel ... right-click ... Duplicate to the other branches
 
25. save as png, or Affinity file  if you want to use it later
 
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