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Sound system design

In this tutorial we will learn how to create a cool music design. We will use vector shapes and layer styles use vector shapes and layer styles.

Create a new file (File>New), having 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi

Applying the Rectangle Tool (U), try to make the background of the picture to be.

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Set the next demonstrated parameters by making a mouse click on the layer we work with on the layers’ palette. Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3 

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Let’s represent a ribbon. In this case we need to select the Pen Tool (P) and the Convert Point Tool for making the appropriate corrections on the element’s shape.

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3 

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Next we shall make eight copies of the last made layer and select the Free Transform option to turn over the copies, changing also the parameter Blending Options>Stroke for the copies.

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3 

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3 

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Using the Custom Shape Tool (U), let’s represent the musical symbols on the picture. Their sizes and inclining angle may be changed with Free Transform selection.

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3 

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

Select the same tool to insert several more circles.

Create Sound System Design Wallpaper in Photoshop CS3

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