Apple Wallpaper

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper
Learn how to design an apple desktop theme in this tutorial.

Begin by representing a new file having 1280×854 px and 72 dpi. Select then the Paint Bucket Tool (G) and paint the file out in here shown color: # C3823E

Apple Wallpaper

Select next option for this layer: Filter>Noise>Add Noise

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

One more filter should be applied on this layer: Filter>Blur>Motion Blur

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

Next select another filter’s option: Filter>Render>Lighting Effect

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

Using the Free Transform option, try to stretch out the layer to the right side and then to the left side, hiding the distorting.

Apple Wallpaper

For this layer we need to apply next demonstrated parameters:
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Apple Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

Using the Ellipse Tool (U), we shall represent an apple’s silhouette (the famous logotype of Apple Company). We’ll take also the Add Anchor Point Tool to insert several tops on the circle and then select the Convert Point Tool to move them to the central part of the circle.
Press on the Alt button, selecting simultaneously the Ellipse Tool (U) to cut out a part of the apple from its right side.

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Apple Wallpaper

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Apple Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Apple Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Apple Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

Using the previous instrument, it’s possible to continue by picturing a small leaf on the apple’s top, colored in # 60BC35. Place it lower than the apple’s layer.

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Apple Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Apple Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

Write now the logotype’s name, keeping the next demonstrated demands for the inscription. Using the Free Transform option, we shall incline the text a little.

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters:
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Apple Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

Create a new layer. Select the after that the Brush Tool (B) of white color to paint the letters’ orifices. We should make the corrections on the A letter’s joint with the apple figure.

Apple Wallpaper

You may see the picture before applying the brush:

Apple Wallpaper

And now you may compare it with the next one, after applying the brush:

Apple Wallpaper
Apple Wallpaper

Finished!

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