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Graphic Design

This tutorial will be about a creating a style – a wallpaper or a graph design – you name it. So as about basic app I will use Photoshop some custom brushes and my old good Wacom G4.


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So create a document about so:


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Fill the background with mild grey.


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Create a new layer and apply some gradation fill with black to transparency gradient with settings you see on the screen.


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Or background let’s say sketch is ready. Let’s draw something.


So this is my brush tip I’m going to use. Is really looks a cracker or something:


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I will apply massive settings to it.


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Color dynamics – never used it – but I think it can be very helpful in design.


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I’m building 3 levels of elements – meaning that on each layer will be some variation of my brush. So you must have 3 layers.


The picture you can see only 2 now: Layer 3 and Layer 4.

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And here you can see 3 now: the next thing I really like to do is to create some atmosphere: and the best way to do it is to use low flow – overlay or soft light – soft edged

brush.


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Some color variations try to stay within any of the color “harmonies”.

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I’m rotating and flipping the image to reach some parts of it with the color, like the part in the bottom (yellow.)


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Now, I want to cover the image from the side with this claw” brush. It actually has no basic settings.


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Select the area using quick mask and black to white gradient – meaning that the upper edge of selected are will have soft edge.


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Apply motion blur and see the effect.


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So, we’ll take another brush that has opacity set to pen pressure.


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….and apply some effects with this brush too. Try to separate each splat on different layers.


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We need this thing with separate layers to be able to transform these things like we want.


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I’ve did a little with this brush changing the color about 3 times so we have 2 types of brush tip colors applied to our canvas.


Flip vertically. This will be our final position.
So take another brush in which scattering is turned on: apply some lines with it.



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Now some text work:


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A splat brush for the final:


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…… and we are done for today. Stylish graphic design is ready. Hope you learned something out of it.


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Brushes Download: 
pot.abr, 2.abr

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