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Stylish minimalistic wallpaper

Hello and we got very colorful results for today. Today we are going to make stylish minimalistic, but colorful wallpaper in

Photoshop. Besides that we will great a text part too – meaning that we will try to combine the text part and the background

into 1 single design. So let’s go then.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper

Create single document:


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Fill it with black.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


But we still need that white too, so create a layer and fill it with white. We need this white to create a brush and that’s

all. You can delete it then.


…to create a brush:


Select about this area.



stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Fill it with black to white gradient: there even no need in creation another layer: just work on one.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Go to Filters > Artistic > Cutout to divide complex tones.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Define it as a brush:


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Select the settings:


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Now, I did delete this white layer leaving us with black background. This will be our painting background.


Create a new layer and begin to paint with the brush we’ve created.
I’ll start form yellow


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Now little bit of red; I’m still controlling the opacity with pressure on my pen.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


…Maybe even some blue can fit here:


stylish minimalistic wallpaper

When you are done apply motion blur on 90 degrees:


stylish minimalistic wallpaper



stylish minimalistic wallpaper


For composition means just transform it just a little bit.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


I just can’t wait to adjust the colors of this thing.


Tap Q to enter quick mask. Switch to gradient tool and apply the mask areas of the mask applying the gradient in mask mode.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Tap q again to exit quick mask and see the selection.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Adjust the selected area colors with color balance:


stylish minimalistic wallpaper




stylish minimalistic wallpaper


Now I also want to adjust the lower part. So we do have the good selection: just invert it clicking the right mouse button

inside the selection and choosing – invert selection. Moreover further the selection but not much – 2-3 px will be ok.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


This time apply hue saturation adjustment.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


So our graphic part is ready: the text part is in the way. I will not explain you a lot about the text work: just look

closely and remember that the text should be looking like an object – solid. The entire element should be aligned properly.

It is Just a matter of understanding.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper


It is just a little dot over there to take your attention on the text. And the smoke trail done with smudge tool.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper




stylish minimalistic wallpaper




stylish minimalistic wallpaper



stylish minimalistic wallpaper

To be continued.


stylish minimalistic wallpaper

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