Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP
Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Learn how to create the popular Windows XP Royale theme in this tutorial.

Open a new file that would have 800×600 px and 72 dpi.

After that we should create the background turn by turn, choosing first the instrument from here

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

The first stage includes creating the background for the lowest half:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Gradient’s parameters:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

The second stage includes representing the background for the upper half:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Gradient’s parameters:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Take the next tool

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

and try to represent a semi ellipse on a white color background:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

on the layers we should have

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Using the previous instrument, represent the first elements for the indicator to be:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Gradient’s parameters:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Apply the next tool

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

inside the already created elements to draw one more element, but a little smaller one:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Inner Glow

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Gradient’s parameters:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Stroke

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Select the shown instrument and draw a pointer

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

, directed to the left side that would have the color 204478.

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP
Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Bevel and Emboss

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Choose the shown tool

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

to draw a flare on the upper part of the indicator.
The lowest top of the flare must be situated in the middle and that is possible to do applying the instrument

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

. Make the necessary corrections on its sides:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

Gradient’s parameters:

Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP
Royale Theme Wallpaper for Windows XP

The picture is finished!

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