The Bird Phoenix

The Bird Phoenix
The Bird Phoenix

Create a new file with 972×944 px and 72 dpi. Paint it in black.

The Bird Phoenix

Use the next instrument

The Bird Phoenix

and the white color to represent a bird’s silhouette, like in the picture.

The Bird Phoenix

Use the same instrument to represent the bird’s eye with the color FDF785 and the indicated parameters below:

The Bird Phoenix

Blending Options-Stroke

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Represent in the next picture the bird’s tongue. Apply the color FF0000.

The Bird Phoenix

The previous instrument will be helpful in representing the bird’s wing of the white color, like in the picture with the indicated parameters.

The Bird Phoenix

Blending Options-Stroke

The Bird Phoenix

Copy the bird’s wing layer and use Free Transform to turn it around like in the next picture.

The Bird Phoenix

For your convenience, connect the layer with the lower bird’s wing and continue working on a new layer. Use the same instrument to represent the flame’s silhouette with the indicated parameters.

The Bird Phoenix

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters

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Use the previous instrument to picture the flame’s silhouette with the color F8EF6E.

The Bird Phoenix

Hide temporarily the layer that has the upper bird’s wing on it. Combine all the layers regarding the flame in a group. Copy the group and use Free Transform to turn it around, like it is shown below.

The Bird Phoenix

Show now all the layers regarding the bird’s wings and place them out above the flame’s layers. Making everything correctly, you’ll get the next:

The Bird Phoenix

The final result!