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Stylish minimalistic wallpaper
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By Jeka !
Published on 06/22/2009
 
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In this tutorial I will show you how to make stylish minimalistic, but colorful wallpaper in Photoshop. Besides that we will great a text part too - meaning that we will try to combine the text part and the background into 1 single design.

Hello and we got very colorful results for today. Today we are going to make stylish minimalistic, but colorful wallpaper in Photoshop. Besides that we will great a text part too - meaning that we will try to combine the text part and the background into 1 single design. So let's go then.

stylish minimalistic wallpaper

Create single document:

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Fill it with black.

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But we still need that white too, so create a layer and fill it with white. We need this white to create a brush and that's all. You can delete it then.

...to create a brush:

Select about this area.

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Fill it with black to white gradient: there even no need in creation another layer: just work on one.

stylish minimalistic wallpaper

Go to Filters > Artistic > Cutout to divide complex tones.

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Define it as a brush:

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Select the settings:

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Now, I did delete this white layer leaving us with black background. This will be our painting background.

Create a new layer and begin to paint with the brush we've created. I'll start form yellow

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Now little bit of red; I'm still controlling the opacity with pressure on my pen.

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...Maybe even some blue can fit here:

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When you are done apply motion blur on 90 degrees:

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stylish minimalistic wallpaper

For composition means just transform it just a little bit.

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I just can't wait to adjust the colors of this thing.

Tap Q to enter quick mask. Switch to gradient tool and apply the mask areas of the mask applying the gradient in mask mode.

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Tap q again to exit quick mask and see the selection.

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Adjust the selected area colors with color balance:

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stylish minimalistic wallpaper

Now I also want to adjust the lower part. So we do have the good selection: just invert it clicking the right mouse button inside the selection and choosing - invert selection. Moreover further the selection but not much - 2-3 px will be ok.

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This time apply hue saturation adjustment.

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So our graphic part is ready: the text part is in the way. I will not explain you a lot about the text work: just look closely and remember that the text should be looking like an object - solid. The entire element should be aligned properly. It is Just a matter of understanding.

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It is just a little dot over there to take your attention on the text. And the smoke trail done with smudge tool.

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stylish minimalistic wallpaper

To be continued.

stylish minimalistic wallpaper