An Urban-Style Piece of Artwork
While grunge has its origins in the 90’s, recently the style has been gaining in popularity once more. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a dirty, urban style image using both well known techniques as well as a few new ones.
Create a new file (File>New), having 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi.
Select then the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the background of the picture we want to have.
Set the next parameters on the made layer by making a click on this layer on the layers’ palette.
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay
We have to find in Internet a photo of a DJ.
Cut out his figure and put him on the main picture, applying for the DJ’s layer the next solution:
Make a copy of the DJ layer, situating the copy lower than the first layer (on the layers’ palette). We should set for this new layer – copy the next shown parameters: Blending Options>Color Overlay
Hide for a while the first layer belonging to the DJ.
Next we should make visible the first layer of the DJ, applying for it the next indicated parameters:
Blending Options>Outer Glow