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Amazing brush usage and antique color gamma
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By Jeka !
Published on 05/25/2009
 
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We got a very fast tutorial witch some amazing brush usage and antique color gamma.

We got a very fast tutorial witch some amazing brush usage and antique color gamma.

brush usage and color gamma

So let's start this one fast.

brush usage and color gamma

Select an area, you will see this recently, and apply some layer styles to in immediately. For better start:

brush usage and color gamma



brush usage and color gamma



brush usage and color gamma



brush usage and color gamma

As you can see I'm beginning this one as a grayscale color model.

Now as my second step will be the creation of the color palette that I will use to color my grayscale model: I've created an oval shape and overplayed it with a gradient.

brush usage and color gamma

I quite often create several copies of the color layer and set one or every of them to some node bud normal: it can give you some beautiful effect when they cross each other:

brush usage and color gamma

For example here we have a very saturated orange border right in the middle

brush usage and color gamma

Here is the shape on the white background.

brush usage and color gamma

Now it's time to deal with some foreground elements: we'll have a deal with abstract shapes this time:

brush usage and color gamma

Actually this is the same shape we've just used only transformed and squeezed:

So we now have some lines as foreground elements: I also recommend you to change the colors just a little bit to stick to different tone values.

brush usage and color gamma

I really think that it needs even more orange tones:

brush usage and color gamma

With even more elements: I've tried the dot brush first:

brush usage and color gamma

But I really didn't like the look of it and just applied one of my downloaded brushes: it's called CITRIC_INK.abr brush. Apply it on a new layer with blending mode set to Color: and the color is orange.

brush usage and color gamma


Now turn off all the layers with color leaving only the very first one:

brush usage and color gamma

Save it as PSD file - we will need it to create a displacement map.

Now it is time to draw something. I think I just use the effects of the brushes: and for that I have a special trick): I will now create a dual brush.

First I will take one of my old created brushes - it something like flat brush and I often use it to draw fabrics: PATTEBRUSH.abr Here it is in action:

brush usage and color gamma

Settings:

brush usage and color gamma



brush usage and color gamma

Use this for dual: pattern brush tips can create amazing effects as a dual preset:

brush usage and color gamma

Dual brush in action:

brush usage and color gamma

So now that we have that brush we can use it. I would really like to break that border - it seems to me that it is just too solid:

brush usage and color gamma



brush usage and color gamma

Test for heavy usage - denied! So just keep it just on the edge of transparency (I love wacom).

brush usage and color gamma

And the finishing touch will be the logo or something - dome with the same brush and color gamma.

brush usage and color gamma

And this is it - we now have handmade wallpaper. That you for reading and see you next time.

brush usage and color gamma