Winter holidays wallpaper

 
In this tutorial we will make winter holidays wallpaper. I will use mostly Photoshop for this one. I will start from creating some custom brushes and use them to create wallpaper.

Japanese winter holidays 

wallpaper

I will choose darker blue as my background color.

winter holidays 

wallpaper

It is Time to create some custom brushes. I will create them using some basic round brushes as well as flat ones. You will have hem for download (download onetwo.abr).

winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper

Back to our background: to create more vivid look applies a top down gradient.

winter holidays 

wallpaper

Now it is very important to set the parameters to you brush. I usually set angle and roundness jitter to pen pressure to my brushes.

Let's just text them brush and maybe develop something more than mere brush strokes.

winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper

Apply a gradient underneath the strokes. Gradient type - reflective:

winter holidays 

wallpaper

Choose smudge tool and one of our custom brushes - the last one (most flat). Brush settings:

winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper

Smudge the brush strokes we've created.

winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper

Now
  
it looks much better - something like snowflakes. Create a copy of this layer.

winter holidays 

wallpaper

Transform it a little bit.

winter holidays 

wallpaper

Erase it a little bit to push the object to background.

winter holidays 

wallpaper

Now comes the next brush that we've created. We will use it to create foreground objects like some kind of Christmas balls.

winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper

As you can see the color is way much darker than you expected maybe).

winter holidays 

wallpaper

3rd brush:

winter holidays 

wallpaper

Dot brush in action - I'm using vivid light as my major blending mode. The cross appeared on the background - the same blending mode.

winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper

Now let's male some text work:

winter holidays 

wallpaper

And we've got a post card of some kind. Actually a can use this for various purposes. I think it has something like Japanese stylistic. Oh ea - I really like to adjust this one in the end.

Use mask to define the effect visible areas.

winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper



winter holidays 

wallpaper

Well I hope you enjoyed making "Japanese" holidays wallpaper with me. See you next time on eyesontutorials.com.

Japanese winter holidays 

wallpaper

View full size: Japanese-style winter holidays wallpaper
   


Popular Tutorials

Christmas Night WallpaperDesign a colorful Northern Lights landscapeYellow Portrait Photo Effect in Adobe Photoshop CSColor Nuke - Special EffectsDesigning Marine Wallpaper - Special EffectsGreen Field Wallpaperdrawing shiny girl in Adobe Photoshop CSHow to create your own PlanetOld Venice Photo Effects

Latest Tutorials

OrangeMaking a plastic pepper project wallpaperGradient ToolwallpaperHow to make frees style wallpaperChristmas Ballsgreat color combinationscool backgroundcomposite all



2 Responses to "Winter holidays wallpaper"

 
photo retouching Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingempty Unrated
said this on 11 May 2009 12:28:18 AM MDT
A really great article on abstract design. Keep posting these informative articles.

 
huwaw69 Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfull Unrated
said this on 12 May 2009 3:39:33 AM MDT
great art! very fantastic and simple




Rate this article and leave a reply:
Rating: * Poor Excellent
Your Name *: Email (private) *: Website:
Please copy the characters from the image below into the text field below. Doing this helps us prevent automated submissions.
Security Code: img

Pass your 646-205 on first try using 1Y0-A18 practices questions and 70-647 prepared by certified experts to provide you guaranteed success; they also prepare mcdst dumps & ccna dumps papers with full devotion.





Partner Links

advertise here ...
CSS Gallery