Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper
This tutorial will teach you how to create interesting and modern wallpaper.

Create a new file having 1280×1024 px and 72 dpi. Select the Rectangle Tool (U) to represent the background for the picture to be next.

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Next we have to apply the Pen Tool (P) to draw an ornament’s element having the color indicated here – E87223.

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Make three copies of this new made layer and apply the Free Transform option to make the necessary corrections on the copies’ size and change their colors. The blue one – 5BABFF:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

The orangeE8A323:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

The green one – 99D553:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Select now the Ellipse Tool (U) and represent a circle of white color.

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Outer Glow

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Represent one more circle above the earlier drawn one, but it should have the black color this time and different parameters from the first one (apply the same instrument).

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Drop Shadow

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Color Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Stroke

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Select the Ellipse Tool (U) and draw a flare inside the circle.

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Using the usual Pen Tool (P), try to create now the famous Windows logotype.

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options-Outer Glow

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Make three copies of the new made layer and select again the Free Transform option to turn over the copies if that is necessary and place them the way it is demonstrated on the next picture.

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

The parameters for the orange element:
Blending Options-Outer Glow

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

The parameters for the red element:
Blending Options-Outer Glow

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

The parameters for the blue element:
Blending Options-Outer Glow

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper
Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Apply now the Ellipse Tool (U) to draw a flare on the logotype’s surface:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Fill 0% on the layers.
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper
Microsoft Windows Vista Wallpaper

The wallpaper is finished!

View full size here.