Summer breeze wallpaper

Summer breeze wallpaper

This tutorial shows you how to design summer wallpaper.
In this case firstly it’s necessary to create a new file (File>New) with 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi. Select after that the Rectangle Tool (U) to stretch down the rectangle, applying for it the parameters demonstrated below. Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Summer breeze wallpaper

 

Summer breeze wallpaper

We need to get the same image from below.

Summer breeze wallpaper

 

Create a new layer on which we shall apply the Brush Tool (B) with the Opacity of 40% to represent a patch of white color.

Summer breeze wallpaper

 

Summer breeze wallpaper

Give the parameters for the new layer, indicated in the Layers’ Palette.
Blending Mode - Overlay 

Summer breeze wallpaper

We’ll get the next demonstrated picture:

Summer breeze wallpaper

Using the Pen Tool (P), try to draw a kind of wave from the next picture, having the color #BBD772

Summer breeze wallpaper

Select for this layer the next parameters:

Summer breeze wallpaper

This way the wave blends nice into our background.

Summer breeze wallpaper

Next step includes drawing one more wave.

Summer breeze wallpaper

 

Summer breeze wallpaper

And the third last one:

Summer breeze wallpaper

 

Summer breeze wallpaper

Select after that your photo. It’s a girl demonstrated on our picture.

Summer breeze wallpaper

Cut out the person of the background and then choose the Eraser Tool (E). Apply the Magic Eraser Tool (E) on the hair just not to move off accidentally a part of the hair. Then insert the cut picture on our basic background.

Summer breeze wallpaper

Set the next demonstrated parameters for the layer containing the photo:
Blending Options>Outer Glow

Summer breeze wallpaper

 

Blending Options>Inner Glow

Summer breeze wallpaper

 

We need to get the same model:

Summer breeze wallpaper

Select once again the Pen Tool (P) to draw a spiral around the girl.

Summer breeze wallpaper

Set the next parameters for each of the three demonstrated spiral’s elements:
Blending Options>Outer Glow

Summer breeze wallpaper

We’ll get the same picture:

Summer breeze wallpaper

Download out of Internet a set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop, named GVL Funky Flower Brush

Summer breeze wallpaper

On this stage we need to represent arbitrary a composition made of different flowers of different sizes.

Summer breeze wallpaper

Give this layer the next shown parameters:

Summer breeze wallpaper

 

Summer breeze wallpaper

This is what we’ve got on the final stage!

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