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How to make a wallpaper

Hallo and welcome to the tutorial where we will make a wallpaper using produced custom brushes, color – gradients and non standard fonts. I’m using Photoshop as my

main application, so let’s get started.



Step 1 is to make a background and choose the proportions on the objects.


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Grey as primary sub color.


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Begin to color the background.


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Oh ea when you applying the color to grey background play with color blending modes. I used Soft Light to apply red and purple.


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To blend all the colors gradients apply Motion blur at 180 degrees.


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Now it is time to make some custom brushes. Create a new layer, make a rectangular selection, and fill the selection with pure black fill. Make another selection

around the black.


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Define the form as a brush by going to Edit > Define Brush Preset.


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This is standard brush shape as I want it.


So as you define a brush In Photoshop – you leave all the brush settings untouched. If you have a tablet like I do it is better to set all the settings for your

comfort work.


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Here is my brush in action if you push just a little:


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And here is my brush in action if you push hard.


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So I really want to use this really magical tablet feel in my design.


Mask a little bit the sides of the composition.


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Now comes the text part. I’m using 1 font for the line. Trick the font by rasterizing the layer and applying the gradient and the lines – as simple as that, and we

also have 2nd line.


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I will make the mass of the objects bigger by copying and transforming the object layers.


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And this is it for making cubic wallpaper. I hope you learned and understood how custom brushes can help you design wallpaper in little time.



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Download brush: sq.abr

View full size: wallpaper

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