StarCraft Interface Design
A really in-depth tutorial on how to create a nice StarCraft style wallpaper.
Download out of Internet the same texture we have below, that must have 1600×1200 px and 72 dpi.
Next press this combination of buttons: CTRL+L
It’s time to use the Rectangle Tool (U) to dark out the picture’s edges:
Set the next parameters for the last made layer by making a mouse click on the processed layer on the layers’ panel: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay