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March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper
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By Jeka !
Published on 02/25/2009
 
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Hello and welcome in making March Calendar tutorial. In this tutorial we will make a calendar wallpaper using Photoshop CS2 and some of its possibilities. March is the first month of the spring and it gives a wonderful feeling when everything just melts and the sun is shining.

Hello and welcome in making March 2009 calendar tutorial. In this tutorial we will make a March Calendar Wallpaper using Photoshop CS2 and some of its possibilities. March is the first month of the spring and it gives a wonderful feeling when everything just melts and the sun is shining. So this is why I've chosen this theme for my calendar.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Create 1024x768px file. Well if you have a larger monitor resolution maybe you should create another document with other dimensions.

I've filled the background with something like yellow color.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Don't start from white background - it may change your understanding of the image.

I've created a custom brush here - but you can use any sponge brush you want.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

I have a color wheel here. By the way you should study the colors well if you want to become a master painter: color variations and balance.

I have a reference for the color wheel because I really don't remember the order of the colors (for speed means).

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Now I like it smooth that is why will apply radial blur on the drawn color wheel.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Now some effects will be good too.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Well it gave some sort of tweak.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Now create a copy of color wheel layer.

A little madness: go to the Hue saturation adjustment: drag the hue button and see how the wheel is really spinning).

Another Calendars:
February 2009 Calendar Wallpaper
April Calendar

Now, seriously: apply some layer styles to this layer and after that add a small amount of Radial-Zoom effect.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Widen it a little bit.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

tX part: Now our graphic part is ready I think, let's paste some text, shall we. Now, it is really a sneaky situation: I've tried quite a lot of text layouts and stopped oh this one.

Create a round shape (only the outline).

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Choose type tool and begin to type the days of the week.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Do not align the words perfectly.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Type the dates of the month like so.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Tweak the image: choose basic rough round brush and just paint the circles beneath the days of the week.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper



March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

And that is it for our color wheel March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper lesson.

March 2009 Calendar Wallpaper

Hope you enjoyed this one like I did making it. See you soon.

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Another Calendars:
February 2009 Calendar Wallpaper
April Calendar Wallpaper