Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper
How to create a nice abstract background for all your work.

Open a new file that would have 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi. Then make use of this tool

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

to create the primary background’s layer of the picture to be next.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

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The next instrument

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

will be helpful in drawing a circle on our picture.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper
Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options-Stroke

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Make thirty copies of the recently made layer and apply the Free Transform selection to minimize the copies or to enlarge them. Place them the way it is shown on the picture.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Select the next tool

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

to represent a part of the ornament we want to fill the picture with. It must have the next color – FF7E00.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Using the same instrument, represent one more ornament’s element, colored this time in FF9B39.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Choose the last applied instrument

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and try to represent a thin stripe having the next color – FFB772.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper
Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Choose a different tool

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

now that will be helpful in selecting the cliché of butterfly shape we need from the table below.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Represent a butterfly colored in F6550F that must be turned over, applying Free Transform selection.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper
Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Copy this new made layer sixty times. Using the Free Transform selection, it’s possible to change the parameters of the copies. Turn them over on a certain angle.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Create now thirty-six copies of the same butterfly, colored with F9D39A. Select again the Free Transform option to correct the copies’ sizes and their level of turning.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Create now fifty-seven copies of the butterfly, colored this time in F4A44 and apply the same Free Transform option for the same operation we did earlier.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

Using the same method, represent now thirty-nine copies of the mentioned butterfly and color them out in DE7219.

Butterfly's Abstract Wallpaper

On the last stage, we have to represent 15 copies of the same butterfly, colored with F1CA73. The Free Transform option will help us to make the corrections on the sizes and their placement.

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The illustration is finished!

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