Fresh desktop wallpaper

Fresh desktop wallpaper
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a desktop wallpaper.

Begin by creating a new file (File>New), that would have 1024×768 px and 72 dpi

Next we have to select the Rectangle Tool (U) and draw the background of the picture finally to be.

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Choose the next demonstrated parameters for the already made layer by making a mouse click on the layer we work with on the layers’ panel. Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Fresh desktop wallpaper

Download out of Internet a set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop, named rons__scratches (large)
Next we shall create a new layer and apply the Brush Tool (B) out of the above mentioned set of brushes.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 37%
Blending mode-Vivid Light

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On the next new layer we shall use the brush from the same set (rons__scratches (large)). The brush’s color this time is white.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 7%
Blending mode-Lighter Color

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Now we shall create a new layer again and apply on it Filter>Render>Clouds

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We need to apply the next option on the same layer: Filter>Stylize>Find Edges

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Press Image>Adjustment>Auto Levels

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…and then Filter>Filter Gallery>Sketch>Plaster

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getting a kind of drops on the picture Select next the Magic Wand Tool (W) and make a click between the drops on the white background. We’ll get a marking on the background. To get an inversion effect, we need to press the next combination of buttons Ctrl+Shift+I. Select after that the black color and press the next combination of buttons Alt + Backspace for the drops to get the black color.

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The inversion may be done by pressing the next buttons Ctrl+Shift+I and then press Delete.

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Select the next parameters for the same layer: Blending mode-Screen
Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

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Write the word, keeping the demands indicated in the next table:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

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Blending Options>Stroke

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The final result!

View full size here.