Retro SunFlower Design

Retro SunFlower Design
This tutorial will show you how to create sunflower themed wallpaper.

Start by creating a new file (File>New), having 1024640 px and 100 dpi. After that choose the Paint Bucket Tool (G) and paint the file with this shown color’s code: #2AC3AF

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Apply the next layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Inner Glow

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Next we have to download from Internet a set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop: Coffee_Stains and then create a new layer (Create new layer) for using the set’s brushes:

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on your wish

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Select the next layer’s parameters: Fill 70%
Blending Mode-Exclusion

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We’ll use the same brushes’ set for the next layer, but for the beginning create a new layer and select a darker nuance of the color.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 80%

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Take the Ellipse Tool (U) now and try to represent a circle, colored with #3777A7

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Using the last instrument, we may represent another small circle inside the previous one:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Make a copy of the earlier made blue circle and choose the Free Transform selection to make the copy smaller and to place it the way it is demonstrated next picture:

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Make a copy of the earlier made circle with the Gradient Overlay effect and then select the Free Transform option to make the copy smaller and to place it the same way presented below:

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Make one more copy of the last layer and choose again the Free Transform application to make the copy smaller and to change the layer’s parameter:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Make a copy of the small blue circle, represented earlier and use the Free Transform option to make the copy smaller and to place it the way it is shown below:

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Next we have to select the Ellipse Tool (U) and picture a small circle on the central part of the previous blue small circle.

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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For our convenience we’ll combine in a group all the layers, composing those several circles (press the Ctrl button and mark out simultaneously the necessary layers, keeping pressed the left mouse’s button we have to take the marked layers down on Create a new group option). Make three copies of the group and select the Free Transform option to change the group’s copies’ sizes

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Select again the already well-known Ellipse Tool (U) and make a circle, colored with #3777A7

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Try to represent inside the made circle one more smaller circle:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

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Make a copy of the earlier made blue circle and use after that the Free Transform option to make the copy smaller and to place it on the central part of the element:

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As we have described earlier, we have to combine in a group all the layers, composing those three small circles (keep pressed the Ctrl button to mark out the corresponding layers and make a left mouse’s button click to take the layers down on Create a new group option). Make eight copies of the last made group and select the Free Transform option to change the copies’ sizes and to place them as it is indicated on the next picture:

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Next we’ll work with the first group.

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Make seven copies of the group and select again the Free Transform application to change the copies’ sizes if necessary, placing them the way presented below:

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Make one more copy of the circles’ group and changing the parameters, we’ll get two more groups of circles.

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changing the Gradient Overlay parameter of the second and of the third circle on this one indicated below…:

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…we’ll get a new group:

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Make a copy of the last made group and place it the way it is shown next picture:

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Next we have to select the Free Transform option to minimize the first circle for getting another group.

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Now make the necessary number of copies and change the parameters of the second and of the third circles to get two types of groups, placing them again the same way presented below:

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Select now the CustomShapeTool (U) to choose from the table below the corresponding pattern and place it on the picture:

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The color is #A9A59E

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 30%
Blending Mode - Linear Light

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Try to download from Internet now a set of ready to use brushes for Adobe Photoshop, entitled Tiny Flower Elements by ca_pris Create a new layer after that and try to represent the grass with the earlier downloaded brushes, colored with #76B328.

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Outer Glow

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Find in Internet now a picture, representing a sunflower.

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Cut out the flower:

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Turn around the flower’s layer, applying the Free Transform option and select for this layer the next options: Image>Adjustments>Hue/Saturation.

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Now we have to download from Internet a picture of the loud speaker, cut it out and apply for this layer the options from here: Image>Adjustments>Hue/Saturation. The Free Transform option may be helpful in changing the shape of the speaker:

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Next step includes creating a new layer (Create new layer) and then using the Paint Bucket Tool (G), we can paint it with the color #CDCDCD.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 70%
Blending Mode-Color Burn

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Insert the text now on the picture, but take care of the demands presented in the next table:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Outer Glow

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Blending Options>Stroke

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Create again one more new layer (Create new layer) and paint the layer with the color #00FFFF, using the Paint Bucket Tool (G).

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Select for the layer in case the next options: Filter> Filter Gallery>Grain

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 30%
Blending mode-Soft Light

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Create another new layer (Create new layer) and make a mouse’s click on the next shown option:

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Select out of the next table the Brightness/Contrast option

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Create one more new layer and make one more click on the button, choosing in the menu the Hue/Saturation.

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Choosing the RectangleTool (U), it’s possible to represent the last effect.

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

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Gradient’s parameters:

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The illustration is finished!

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