Magic Flying of the Butterfly
This lesson will show to you as by means of simple actions to create a beautiful and interesting wallpaper.
Create firstly a new file (File>New) of 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi. This layer needs to be fill with the color #280025, for this operation we’ll choose the Paint Bucket Tool (G).
Next step select the Line Tool (U) and represent seventeen lines with 1 px distance between them as in the example below.
Mark out all these layers on the layers’ palette by pressing Shift button and then pressing Ctrl+E (Merge Down). This way we put together all the layers that we did.
Next select Blending Options>Gradient Overlay by making a mouse click on the layer we work with on the layers’ palette. Set the next demonstrated gradient’s colors as in the example below.
We’ll get the result from below. Then we have to create a new layer which needs to be processed the same way described above in putting together the lines’ layers.
Using the option Free Transform (right click on the picture) we’ll twist on the lines, choosing the Skew selection.
Next select the option from here: Filter>Distort>Wave… out of the top panel and set everything the same way demonstrated next table.
We’ll get a wavy line like the next one:
Combining and transforming these lines, we may get an ornament like the one shown next image:
Using the Eraser Tool (E), it’s possible to erase the unnecessary elements on the lines’ edges.
We’ll get the next result:
Select now the Brush Tool (B) and its adjustments indicated below:
Let’s draw on a new layer a kind of haze as in the picture below, having the color #8C1C6E
Now it’s time to start representing several so-called chromatic spheres. Firstly try to make a circle, applying the Ellipse Tool (U).