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Winter holidays wallpaper
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By Jeka !
Published on 05/8/2009
 
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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.


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 

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I will choose darker blue as my background color.

winter holidays 

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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).

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winter holidays 

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winter holidays 

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

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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 

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winter holidays 

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winter holidays 

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

winter holidays 

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

winter holidays 

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winter holidays 

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Smudge the brush strokes we've created.

winter holidays 

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winter holidays 

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

winter holidays 

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Transform it a little bit.

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

winter holidays 

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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 

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winter holidays 

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

winter holidays 

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3rd brush:

winter holidays 

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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 

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winter holidays 

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Now let's male some text work:

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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 

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winter holidays 

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winter holidays 

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

Japanese winter holidays 

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