Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Butterfly Wallpaper Design
A pretty popular thing this effect is. Requires knowledge of basic photoshop.

Create a new layer having 1024×768 px and 72 dpi. Select now the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the background for the picture to be next.

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Gradient’s parameters:

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

The new layer must be painted in white color by using the Paint Bucket Tool (G). Click after that on the next option on this layer:

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Press three times on Ctrl+F. Press on the Add a Mask on the layers, Fill 50%, Blending Mode - Soft Light. The Gradient Tool will be helpful to dark out the lowest part of the picture.

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Choose the Brush Tool (B) and represent the grass on a new layer (press the right button on the picture and select

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

)

Select two colors for the brush: CCDC4A and 7FB51B from the left panel, the way it is demonstrated in the next picture. Applying smooth motions, we have to represent the hills covered with the grass.

Butterfly Wallpaper Design
Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Gradient’s parameters:

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Applying the previous instrument (the brush

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

) represent now the train made of butterflies.

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Blending Options-Outer Glow

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Gradient’s parameters:

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

The Ellipse Tool (U) will help us to draw the sun.

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Blending Options-Outer Glow

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Blending Options-Inner Glow

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Blending Options-Color Overlay

Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Apply on this layer also the next selection: Filter>Render>Lens Flare

Butterfly Wallpaper Design
Butterfly Wallpaper Design

Finally the picture is ready!

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