Boom Boom Wallpaper

Boom Boom Wallpaper

In this easy tutorial made for Photoshop CS3. I will show you how to create very attractive Boom wallpaper.

Let’s create a new file (File>New), having 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi. Then we have to select the Gradient Tool (G) to fill the new file with the color #C2C2C2.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Download out of Internet the pattern named s0nkite.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Using the Rectangle Tool (U), it’s possible to represent the background of the picture to be.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Set the next demonstrated parameters for the made layer by clicking on the layer we work with on the layers’ palette. Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Pattern Overlay

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Boom Boom Wallpaper

Select on this step the Pen Tool (P) to try drawing a kind of explosion on our picture.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The next step we have to represent the next layer belonging to the same explosion, applying the last used tool.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

It’s time to represent the shape of a bomb’s ball, colored with #383838. This time there will be used the Ellipse Tool (U).

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Shadow

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Stroke

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Selecting the same Pen Tool (P), it’s possible to draw the support of the bomb’s fuse.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Next we shall apply the Ellipse Tool (U) to represent the next layer belonging to the same bomb’s fuse. The layer’s color is #363636

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Create a new layer and use on it a standard brush of white color, having the Opacity of 10% firstly and a large diameter. Then when choosing smaller diameter the Opacity should be of 40%. This way we’ll get a highlight on the bomb.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Using the Ellipse Tool (U), try to make an orifice on the fuse, having black color.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

It’s time to represent a so-called bomb’s eye. It’s necessary to select in this case the Ellipse Tool (U), mark the placement and then press the Alt button when using the Rectangle Tool (U) to move off the unnecessary elements.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Shadow

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Make a copy of the recently made eye’s layer and select the Free Transform solution to turn over the copy, make it smaller a little and then change the demonstrated below layer’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The changed layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay


Boom Boom Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The Ellipse Tool (U) will be helpful in drawing the eyes’ pupils of black color.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Choose next step the Pen Tool (P) to draw the eyebrows above the bomb’s eyes. The layer’s color is black.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Now it’s time to represent the shadow under the bomb, having the color #574901. In this case we have to select the Ellipse Tool (U). This layer should be placed lower than the bomb’s layers (on the layers’ palette).

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Create a new layer that must be placed above the shadow’s layer on the layers’ palette. Mark out the new layer and the shadow’s one, pressing in the same time CTRL button. Merge Down layers by pressing the combination of buttons – CTRL+E. Select for the new layer the next selection: Filter>Blur>Gaussian blur

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Using the Pen Tool (P), try to represent the shadow of the support belonging to the bomb’s fuse. The Convert Point Tool must be used if it’s necessary to make the corrections on the new made element. The layer’s color is #2A2929. This layer should be placed lower than the layers composing the support of the bomb’s fuse (on the layers’ palette).

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Use the same method described earlier when representing the shadow’s layer belonging to the bomb for making the shadow reserved for the bomb’s fuse.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

It’s time to draw the fuse of white color, applying the Pen Tool (P) and making also the appropriate corrections on the element’s shape with the same Convert Point Tool.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Shadow

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

On this stage we have to represent the fuse’s end, choosing the Ellipse Tool (U) of white color.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Create a new layer and use on it a standard Brush Tool (B) to draw the filaments on the fuse, having the color #74726C.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Next we have to represent the dialog’s zone, applying the Ellipse Tool (U) and inserting two tops with the Add Anchior Point Tool. Their shape may be corrected with the Convert Point Tool.

Boom Boom Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Insert the necessary text on the picture, keeping the next shown demands:

Boom Boom Wallpaper

 

Boom Boom Wallpaper

Finished!

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