Custom Floral Wallpaper

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Design a cool floral wallpaper from scratch with our tutorial.
Begin by creating a new file (File>New) that would have 1024×768 px and 72 dpi and apply on the new file the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to represent it in this color #DDDDDD

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Find in Internet a girl’s picture:

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Cut it out:

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Make the girl’s layer look black and white (pressing CTRL+SHIFT+U)

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Apply for this layer the next filter’s option: Filter>Filter Gallery>Cutout, and use it also on the earlier made background.

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Make a copy of the new made layer, applying for the copy the filter’s option shown here: Filter>Distort>Twirl

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Hide for a while the first layer containing the girl on the layers’ panel.

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Select now the Free Transform option to turn over the layer, changing the sizes and pacing it the way you may see the next picture.

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Change also the layer’s parameters: Fill 20%

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Make a copy of the last made layer and select one more time the Free Transform option to turn the copy over and place it the way it is indicated below:

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Make visible again the earlier hidden layer with the girl which is placed upper than the earlier described layers (on the layers’ panel).

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Apply for this layer the next parameter: Blending Options>Outer Glow

Custom Floral Wallpaper
Custom Floral Wallpaper

Select now the Custom Shape Tool (U) to picture a flower, colored with #BBB1A3

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Make 26 copies of the last made layer and use again the Free Transform selection to change the copies’ sizes the way it is shown next picture.

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Make one more copy of the flower’s layer, changing the copy’s color on black.

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Try to make now many copies of the black flower, having different sizes (using the Free Transform option for this operation).

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Make the same way several more copies of the flower that would be situated on the right side of the picture. The copies should be placed lower than the girl’s layer (on the layers’ panel).

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Combine in a group all the layers containing the flower’s copies from the picture’s right side (press on Ctrl button to mark out the necessary layers and make a click on the left mouse’s button to take the marked layers on Create a new group option). Apply for this group a new parameter: Opacity 30%

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Now we have to download out of Internet a set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop: patterns2
All the indicated below brushes’ layers should be placed lower than the girl’s layer.
Create a new layer and select on it the brush mentioned next: patterns2.
The color in this case should be: #8A9882

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Fill 50%

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Make a copy of the last made layer and use the Free Transform option to move a little the copy to other side.

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Create a new layer again and select the patterns2 brush of white color.

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Select now out of the same set a new brush having the white color. (Create new layer)

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

It’s time to create another layer (Create new layer) and use on it the same brush: patterns2, having the color #2C7C76

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Change the layer’s parameters: Fill 70%

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Another new layer should be created. Use the same brush out of the same set, but this time of this color: #AF5CAE

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

 

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Apply the indicated below layer’s parameters: Fill 30%

Custom Floral Wallpaper

Finished!

View full size here.

Download brush here