Need for Speed ProStreet

Need for Speed ProStreet

This tutorial will teach you how to make a cool “Need for Speed ProStreet” wallpaper for you desktop for instance, the main idea is to teach you how to get cool effects.

Create a new file (File>New) of 1920×1200px/72 dpi. For background layer a have used the texture of asphalt. Insert it in a new layer and select later the Free Transform option to turn over the texture, placing it the way from below:

Need for Speed ProStreet

Now we’ll make a copy of the last made layer and select the Move Tool (V) to let the copy down until getting appeared a white stripe. Select the zone of the white stripe with the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M), click on the right button inside the made marking on the Layer via Copy. Move off the layer containing the texture’s copy, leaving a fragment of the white stripe on the top part of the picture.

Need for Speed ProStreet

On the central part of the texture we’ll insert the text we want to have there. Make the appropriate corrections of the text’s fragments and their inclining with the Free Transform option. I have used this font from dafont.

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Need for Speed ProStreet

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Need for Speed ProStreet

Under the layers containing the text and the letters (PRO), we need to represent with the Pen Tool (P) a flatness, colored with #222222

Need for Speed ProStreet

Make a mouse click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Create new fill or adjustment layer>Curves. This layer needs to be situated lower than the text’s layers.

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Using the Rounded Rectangle Tool (U) (radius of 10 px), we’ll represent a flatness of the color #C6E340. It should be situated above the letters PRO, but under the STREET word. We’ll choose also the Direct Selection Tool (A) for the correction of the inclining effect and the Convert Point Tool. Erasing the unnecessary anchors may be done with the Delete Anchor Point Tool.

Need for Speed ProStreet

Set the styles from below: Blending Options>Outer Glow

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Next we’ll download a set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop, named: grunge procedural.
Create a new layer and apply here a standard brush to represent a colored background under the made text. The brush’s color is #CCD341. This layer will be situated above the dark flatness of PRO letters, but under the text’s layers:

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Make a mouse click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection and choose the brush out of the set grunge procedural, the black color will be used for erasing the green background of the text.

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

The layer’s parameters: Blending mode-Color Dodge

Need for Speed ProStreet

Let’s represent now the grunge effect on the PRO word. Create a new layer in this case and select the brushes out of the set grunge procedural. The brushes have grey color and this layer needs to be situated above the PRO letters.

Need for Speed ProStreet

Set the next demonstrated parameters for the made layer: Fill 12%

Need for Speed ProStreet

Press Alt button and make a mouse click between the layers with the grunge effect and the layer containing the PRO letters, on the layers’ panel:

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Create a new layer and here choose the brushes form the set grunge procedural. The brushes have white color. This layer will be placed under the text’s layers and the flatness of the lower created letters

Need for Speed ProStreet

Make a mouse click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Create new fill or adjustment layer>Hue/Saturation. Place this layer under the green layer of the flatness, under the street word.

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Make a mouse click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection to use a standard brush of black color, erasing the zone situated on the left side, right side and the top part.

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Create a new layer and use a standard brush of white color to represent a continuation for the S letter.

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Using the brushes out of the grunge procedural set on a new layer, try to represent more grunge effects of grey color.

Need for Speed ProStreet

Create a new layer and insert here several elements of green color containing the same grunge effect (Opacity 50%), using the brush out of the set grunge procedural.

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Try to represent now near the PRO letters a crown with the color #B5D244. Firstly we’ll represent the basic element with sharp corners with the Pen Tool (P). Then press SHIFT button and choose Ellipse Tool (U) to insert four small circles. Press also SHIFT button while applying the Pen Tool (P) to represent a rhomb element on the top part.

Need for Speed ProStreet

Make a mouse click on the same layer on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection and choose a standard brush of black color (press SHIFT button) to draw the lines and cut out several openings inside the small circles and the rhomb.

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

Make a copy of the layer containing the crown, moving off the mask out of the copy. Change the layer’s color on the black one. Using the Free Transform option, it’s possible to enlarge the copy’s layer and it must be situated under the previous layer on the layer’s panel.

Need for Speed ProStreet

Make a mouse click on the same layer on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask option and select a standard brush of black color to clean out that zone covering the PRO letters.

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

The layer’s parameters: Fill 46%

Need for Speed ProStreet
Need for Speed ProStreet

The final result!

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