Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

This tutorial teaches you how to design a soccer Euro 2008 wallpaper by following this step-by-step guide.

Create a new file (File>New), having 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi

Next we shall select the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the background of the picture.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Select the next parameters for the made layer by making a click on the layer we work with on the Layers’ Palette.
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Using the same tool, it’s possible to represent the bottom part of the picture’s background.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Select the Pen Tool (P) and try to make a ray on the picture.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Use the same tool to draw another ray:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Applying the Rectangle Tool (U), it’s possible on this stage to draw a horizontal line, colored with #15597D

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Select the same tool to draw one more line of white color.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Using the same tool applied before, try to make one more line, colored this time with #32768D

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Find in Internet a picture with a soccer player.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Cut him out of the picture and the ball.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Set the next shown parameters for the soccer player and the ball, inserting them on the picture: Blending Options>Color Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Make a copy of the layer containing the player and choose after that the Free Transform option to turn around the copy, placing it the same way demonstrated next picture.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Make a mouse click on the same layer on the bottom part of the layers’ palette on Add a Mask option. After that we’ll select the Gradient Tool (G) to represent the reflection’s darkening.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Create a new file (File>New) of 1000×1000 px and 72 dpi to represent the logo of Euro Cup 2008. In this case it’s necessary to choose the Pen Tool (P) and the Convert Point Tool for the appropriate corrections. The layer’s color is #FF1200

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Try to make now a shadow on the drawn element of the logotype. The applied tools are the Pen Tool (P) and the Convert Point Tool. The color chosen in this case is #9C0001

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Select the above mentioned tools to draw now a highlight on the logotype’s element.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Then we need to make one more highlight on the same element:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Select on this stage the Pen Tool (P) and the Convert Point Tool to picture a shadow on the logo’s element:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Applying the last tools, try to make one more shadow on the same element.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Use the same methods to introduce another shadow on the logotype.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Now we need to draw one more highlight on the logo’s element, choosing for this operation the same Pen Tool (P) and the Convert Point Tool.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Applying the Ellipse Tool (U), we need to represent the next element belonging to our logotype.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Select the Pen Tool (P) and the Convert Point Tool to represent one more element reserved for the same logotype. The color this time needs to be #32771C

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Continue representing the logotype, selecting the same Pen Tool (P) and the Convert Point Tool for the appropriate changing and corrections.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The same instruments need to be chosen to continue representing the logotype.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Next step we’ll select again the above applied instruments to represent several more elements belonging to the same logotype.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Continue creating the logo, selecting the same well – known tools – Pen Tool (P) and Convert Point Tool.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Applying the above used instruments, try to insert one more element on the logo, having the black color.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Set the next parameters for the layer: Fill 20%

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The next element is of white color and its representation is possible to do, following the same method from above.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending mode-Soft Light

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Make a copy of the last made layer and select for the copy the parameters demonstrated below: Fill 70%
Blending mode-Normal

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Next we need to represent two circles (one into another), having the same parameters. This time we need to select the Ellipse Tool (U).
The layers’ parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Stroke

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Put together the circles’ layers into a single one (pressing Ctrl button, marking out the appropriate layers and pres Ctrl+E). Then we need to select the Eraser Tool (E) and move off the unnecessary elements.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Create one more circle, having the next demonstrated parameters: Fill 0%

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Next step includes choosing the Horizontal Type Tool (T), moving the cursor to the top circle’s edges and write the word “UEFA”.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Next we’ll write other words – EURO 2008 Austria – Switzerland, under the word UEFA.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

EURO

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

2008

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Austria-Switzerland

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Above the EURO word on the Layers’ palette we’ll insert the layers with the ellipses, having the color #FC2C28

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Keep pressed Alt button and make a mouse click between the ellipses layers and the EURO layer (on the layers’ palette).

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

The logotype is done. Merge Down the logotype’s layers into a single one (keep pressed Ctrl button to mark out the necessary layers and press Ctrl+E). Insert the logotype on the right top corner of the picture. The logotype’s size may be changed with Free Transform option.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Create a new layer now and use on it a standard brush of white color to represent two lines made of dots.

Select the programs Toggle the brushes palette from the top part of the panel.

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

 

Euro 2008 unofficial wallpaper

Finished!

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