Holiday Project – Where’s Buddy?

For this project, we’re going to get in the holiday spirit by combining the challenge of ‘Where’s Waldo” with historical images and the classic holiday character – Buddy the Elf.

Project Files

Download the project files below to 01 – Photoshop > Holiday Project.


  • Extract the files above into your Holiday Project folder.
  • Search for a high resolution historical image and save it to your Holiday Project folder.
  • Create a new Photoshop file that is 960 pixels wide by 540 pixels tall at 72 DPI.
  • Using a layer masks, layer styles (FX), and adjustment layers, insert Buddy the Elf into your historical photo
  • Save your file as a PSD and as a JPG
  • Via Google Classroom, create a new slide in the Where’s Buddy presentation and add your image as a background.
  • In a text-box, add your first name and last initial in the bottom right corner of your slide using size 12 Calibri font

Where’s Buddy?