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Wallpaper With Logo

The next lesson we’ll see how is
it possible to make the wallpapers by combining several of them. We’ll
see also how to work with the light, increase the picture’s quality and
create the effect of a pressed text.

Open firstly a new file: File – New.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

On a new window must be opened the texture of leather: File – Open (ctrl+o).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Mark it out with the known tool already, Rectangular Marquee Tool, make a copy of it: Edit – Copy (ctrl+c) and get back to the Wallpaper file to insert the copy on a new layer: Edit – Paste (ctrl+v). Correct the texture’s size by using the next option: Edit – Free Transform (ctrl+t). Copy this layer: Layer – Duplicate Layer (ctrl+j) and blur out the copy with the next selection: Filter – Blur – Gaussian Blur.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Change the layer’s blending mode on Multiply.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Combine both layers: Layer – Merge Down (ctrl+e) and correct a little the color. First apply the next command: Image – Adjustments – Hue/Saturation (ctrl+u).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Then use the color filter: Image – Adjustments – Photo Filter.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Make the picture look sharper now: Filter – Sharpen – Sharpen. Then on two new layers you’ll have to introduce the next texture:

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

One of these layers must be turned around, firstly vertically: Edit – Transform – Flip Vertical, then horizontally: Edit – Transform – Flip Horizontal. Make use after that of the Polygonal Lasso Tool to delete those places on both layers where we have fewer fissures.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Applying the same instrument, we should mark out the texture’s part which will be erased carefully along the fissures line.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Erase the marked place and combine the layers containing the fissures (ctrl+e).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2 

Correct after that this layer, the copy must be blurred out (Gaussian Blur) and change the layer’s type on Linear Burn. Group both layers: Layer – Create Clipping Mask (ctrl+g) and merge them down (ctrl+e).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Correct now the brightness and the contrast of the layer using Image – Adjustments – Curves (ctrl+m). Then you’ll have to correct also the color’s nuance and its intensiveness: Image – Adjustments – Hue/Saturation (ctrl+u).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Add the shadow: Layer – Layer Style – Blending Options.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

On a new layer open the picture of a leaf (ctrl+o).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Copy this layer to be easier to work with it (ctrl+j). Mark out the background the leaf is placed on, using Select - Color Range.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Make use of the next option: Select – Modify – Expand (5px) to erase the marked place. Insert the leaf on a new layer after that, under the layer with the fissures.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Make the bright places on the leaf look brighter with the Dodge Tool.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

And change its color with Image – Adjustments – Color Balance (ctrl+b).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Add the shadow too: Layer – Layer Style – Blending Options.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2 

Pass
to that layer containing the fissured texture and make the light parts
of it look brighter too. It’s possible to use the same instrument (Dodge Tool).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Select the Pen Tool to represent the necessary logotype on the next picture.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Pass
to the layer with the leather’s texture, copy the marked place (ctrl+c)
and insert it on a new layer (ctrl+v). This layer must be darker and
you’ll have to use for this Image – Adjustments – Curves (ctrl+m).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Apply the next command: Layer – Layer Style – Blending Options with the following adjustments.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Combine the layers with the logotype and the leather’s texture (ctrl+e). Apply then the filter to the new layer: Filter – Render – Lightness Effects.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

After that, correct one more time its color with the next options: Curves (ctrl+m) and Hue/Saturation (ctrl+u).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Next step includes merging down all the layers: Layer – Merge Visible (shift+ctrl+e).

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Make the new picture look sharper a little. It’s possible to make it this way by using Filter - Sharpen – Unsharp Mask.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

Choose next the Gradient Tool and dark out the picture’s edges.

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2

That is what we’ve got!

designing wallpaper with logo in adobe Photoshop cs2 

Finished!

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