Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper
Learn how to design abstract background of a halloween pumpkin.

Create a new file (File>New) that would have 1024×768 px and 72 dpi. Select now the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to paint the file in black color.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Choose next step the Ellipse Tool (U) to represent the primary layer reserved for the Halloween pumpkin.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters (make a mouse’s click on the layer on the layers’ panel).
Fill 0%
Blending Options>Inner Glow

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

 

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Make a copy of the new made layer and select the Free Transform option to narrow the copy, placing it the way it is shown below.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Make another copy of the layer and choose again the Free Transform option to narrow the copy too.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Using the same instrument, Ellipse Tool (U), it’s possible to create on the middle part of the pumpkin a highlight.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

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

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

 

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Select after that the Custom Shape Tool (U) to represent the pumpkin eyes of black color. Represent the first one and then press SHIFT button to make another one.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

 

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

 

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Use the same method, the same instrument and the same layer’s parameters to represent next the pumpkin’s nose.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

It’s time to represent now the pumpkin’s mouse and its teeth. Use firstly the Ellipse Tool (U) to make an ellipse of black color and then press Alt button while using the same Ellipse Tool (U) to erase the element’s top part. Pres one more time Alt button and use the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the teeth. Apply the same parameters used when representing the eyes and the nose.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Select now the Ellipse Tool (U) to represent several parts belonging to the pumpkin’s stalk.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper
Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

We have to use now the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the next part of the stalk which shape may be corrected with the Convert Point Tool.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

 

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Choose once again the Ellipse Tool (U) to represent the upper part of the pumpkin’s stalk.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

 

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

 

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Now we have to Combine in a group all the layers composing the pumpkin (press Ctrl button and mark out the necessary layers and make a click on the left mouse’s button to take down the marked layers on Create a new group selection). Make a copy of the last group and press CTRL+E buttons to merge down all layers from the group in one layer. Choose the Free Transform option to turn over the copy, placing it the way it is shown below:

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Click on the same layer on the layers’ panel on Add a Mask option and select the Brush Tool (B) of black color to erase a part of the pumpkin’s reflection.

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

 

Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper

Representing the Halloween pumpkin in finished!

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