Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a high quality love desktop wallpaper.
For the beginning we have to create a new file (File>New), having 1024×768 px and 72 dpi. Choose after that the Gradient Tool (G) to paint the file, applying the color’s parameters shown below:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

the color’s codes are #А8B7BC and #4F5C64.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Select now Filter>Noise> Add noise

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Next we’ll select Filter>Blur>Motion blur

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Make a copy of this layer and choose the filter’s parameters, situated in Filter>Render>Lighting Effects

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Apply also for this layer the next option - Hue/Saturation, an option that may be chosen by pressing simultaneously Ctrl+U. This way we’ll change the layer’s color.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

You may see the result that we have got at this moment:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Next step includes applying the mask for the upper layer. The mask may be selected from the layers’ palette.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Click on the mask and select Filter>Render>Clouds, but don’t forget to apply the same parameters demonstrated below:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

This is the new result:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Next we’ll select the Custom Shape Tool (U) with the shape Heart Card.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Place the heart exactly the same way it is demonstrated next image:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Apply the Blending Options>Drop Shadow, inserted in the table below:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Blending Options>Inner Glow

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss>Contour

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

 

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Blending Options>Pattern Overlay. The texture set Artist surfaces. The texture’s name is Dark coarse weave.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

You must get the same result as the next one:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Create a new layer under the heart’s one and represent on it black drops and sparks, using the usual Brush Tool (B). The brushes may be found in the Internet and they have the next titles: Evil_Blood_Splat and Blood_Splatter_Brushes_By_Vexing_Art.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Create immediately one more new layer and use a brush from those earlier applied that has the name Blood_Splatter2, and represent a blot of black color on the heart.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

It should become of blood’s color, which is why we’ll set the parameters on the layers’ palette as it is shown in the next table:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

We should represent on this heart several more patches, using the brush finger prints brushes by hawksmont that may be downloaded in Internet too.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Set the parameters for the layers’ palette as it is indicated below:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Create a new layer and apply the same brush used before – fingerprints brushes by hawksmont and represent several fingers’ prints and patches. The color’s code is #660000.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Next we have to choose the Rectangle Tool (U) and represent a thin stripe colored in #330000 and after that we’ll select the Free Transform option to turn over the stripe the way it is shown next image.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Apply the here presented Blending Options> Inner Shadow.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

We should get a metallic effect:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Now make a copy of this stripe:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Next we’ll create three more stripes, colored in black and place them as it is demonstrated next image. The layers must be placed under those created earlier.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Create a new layer and apply on it the Brush Tool (B), Opacity of 20% to represent the needle’s dents.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Create a new layer and after that a rectangle on it, choosing the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) for representing the dent. The Paint Bucket Tool (G) is necessary to paint the marked zone. The color’s code in this case is #FFFFCC

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

We have to block out this layer just not to get outside the stripe’s edges when working with it in the future.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Choose a kind of brush like that one from below with the Opacity of 10%. We’ll use it for creating the effect of the blood, hachuring the picture. The color’s code is #993333

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Take the Polygonal Lasso Tool (L) and mark out the place shown below. Next select the Burn Tool (O) and put a shadow on the picture by hachuring the necessary place, imitating the paper’s bends.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

The Burn Tool (O) must have the next parameters:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Apply next the Blending Options>Drop Shadow.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

It’s the result that we have at this moment:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Make a click on the right mouse’s button on the layer and select the Create Layer option as it is shown below:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Select the separate layer containing the shadow and apply the Eraser Tool (E) to erase the upper edges and the lateral shadow’s parts.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Create again a new layer and use on it the Polygonal Lasso Tool (L) to represent a marking, looking like a stripe created when tearing off the sticky band and then select the Burn Tool (O) to paint the marking with the color #999999

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Apply for this layer the Blending Options>Drop Shadow.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Apply the layers’ parameters for the layer in case:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

We should get the same result as this one:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

We should make the sticky band look more visible, that is why we’ll create a new layer and place it under the band’s layer. Make several clicks with the brush (Opacity – 10%) to get the same result like this one from next image:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Make a copy of the sticky band’s layer and turn it over together with the shadow’s layer, placing them on the opposite side.

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Next step includes writing the corresponding text on the band:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

The text’s parameters are included in this table:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

 

Next we have to create one more new layer and mark it out both with the text’s layer. Press after that on the next combination of buttons: Ctrl+E, for the layers to stick together. Choose now the Eraser Tool (E) with the Opacity of 10% and erase the new image as it is demonstrated below:

Love Wallpaper for the desktop

Finished!