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Create Awesome Music Wallpaper

This tutorial will show you some techniques that can help you create cool wallpapers, advertisements, or many other graphics.

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Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Let’s create a new file (File>New) of 1920x1200px/72 dpi. Applying the Paint Bucket Tool (G), fill the new layer with the color #716D63

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Select the next option for the made layer: Filter>Noise>Add Noise

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

The layer’s parameters: Fill 70%

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Copy out the recently made layer and select for the copy the solution from here: Filter>Blur>Motion blur

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Select on the same layer the Free Transform option to stretch down its bottom part:

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Select for the same layer: Filter>Distort>Wave

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

The layer’s parameters: Blending mode-Overlay

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

We need to create the next layer, applying here the same Paint Bucket Tool (G) to give it the color #968D73

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Next we have to set the background and foreground color:

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Choose for the same layer: Filter>Render>Clouds

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

… and Filter> Filter Gallery>Poster Edges

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

The layer’s parameters: Fill 59%, Blending mode-Overlay

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Make a copy of the last made layer and choose for it the Free Transform selection to turn around the copy by its horizontal and vertical positions. On the copied layer we’ll press CTRL+U.

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

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