Graphic Design

 
This tutorial will be about a creating a style - a wallpaper or a graph design - you name it. So as about basic app I will use Photoshop some custom brushes and my old good Wacom G4.

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So create a document about so:

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Fill the background with mild grey.

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Create a new layer and apply some gradation fill with black to transparency gradient with settings you see on the screen.

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Or background let's say sketch is ready. Let's draw something.

So this is my brush tip I'm going to use. Is really looks a cracker or something:

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I will apply massive settings to it.

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Color dynamics - never used it - but I think it can be very helpful in design.

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I'm building 3 levels of elements - meaning that on each layer will be some variation of my brush. So you must have 3 layers.

The picture you can see only 2 now: Layer 3 and Layer 4.

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And here you can see 3 now: the next thing I really like to do is to create some atmosphere: and the best way to do it is to use low flow - overlay or soft light - soft edged brush.

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Some color variations try to stay within any of the color "harmonies".

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I'm
  
rotating and flipping the image to reach some parts of it with the color, like the part in the bottom (yellow.)

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Now, I want to cover the image from the side with this claw" brush. It actually has no basic settings.

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Select the area using quick mask and black to white gradient - meaning that the upper edge of selected are will have soft edge.

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Apply motion blur and see the effect.

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So, we'll take another brush that has opacity set to pen pressure.

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....and apply some effects with this brush too. Try to separate each splat on different layers.

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We need this thing with separate layers to be able to transform these things like we want.

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I've did a little with this brush changing the color about 3 times so we have 2 types of brush tip colors applied to our canvas.

Flip vertically. This will be our final position. So take another brush in which scattering is turned on: apply some lines with it.

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Now some text work:

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A splat brush for the final:

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...... and we are done for today. Stylish graphic design is ready. Hope you learned something out of it.

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Brushes Download:  pot.abr, 2.abr

   


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7 Responses to "Graphic Design"

 
kiran Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingempty Unrated
said this on 05 Sep 2009 11:32:29 AM MDT
It's better idea in photoshop tutiorials. Please Keep it up.

 
akuma78 Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfull Unrated
said this on 05 Sep 2009 8:00:21 PM MDT
hello great tut when i went to make my own brush it defined the whole design area instead of just the design i made any ideas?

 
Katerpillar Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingempty Unrated
said this on 18 Sep 2009 6:08:55 AM MDT
Hi, my brush doesn't work with he "pen pressure" option. It says that i must have a pen tablet. How do i fix that? Is there an option in preferences to make it useful? Nice tut anyway!

 
Deepak Ganguly Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfull Unrated
said this on 23 Sep 2009 7:42:26 AM MDT
Its great dud keep it up. Tutorial style is excellent.

 
Leif Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfull Unrated
said this on 26 Jan 2010 2:21:50 PM MDT
could you please upload the cracker brush?

 
bored Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingemptyratingempty Unrated
said this on 24 Apr 2010 2:27:26 PM MDT
thx for tut but without the craker brush it's useless :(

 
kelmen Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingempty Unrated
said this on 20 Aug 2010 10:17:26 PM MDT
good photoshop tutiorials, i am learning...




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