Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Thailand Beach Wallpaper
Thailand Beach Wallpaper
Learn in this tutorial how to design awesome wallpaper.

The next lesson I’ll tell you how is it possible to represent interesting wallpapers for the desktop. For the beginning we have to create a new file (File>New) with 1280х1024px and 72dpi. Choose next a picture on your own wish, having represented on it the ocean’s littoral or the sea – coast and insert it on the created file already.

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Create a new layer and press the next combination of buttons: Shift+Ctrl+U for the picture to get a black and white nuance.

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

We have to raise the contrast a little, which is why we’ll need the Curves Dialog Box for changing contrast and brightness.
Press on the next buttons’ combination Ctrl+M and set everything the way it is shown next picture:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

The picture from below is the primary result we should get:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Find in Internet any hieroglyphs you like:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Using the Color Range option, provoked when pressing the right mouse’s button, we may get the picture from below. We’ll get a marking and then press the button’s Delete for the white background to disappear:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Next the cut out hieroglyphs must be inserted on the picture:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

The hieroglyphs’ layer should get the next layer’s parameters:

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It’s the next result we should get:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Next step includes creating a new layer and use on it the Gradient Tool (G) to make the layer look, like the next picture indicates it:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Enter the next options Filter>Texture>Grain… to set the parameters, shown below:

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Apply the next parameters for this layer too:

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That is what we should get:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Choose now the Pen Tool (P) and try to represent four rays, having the color #FFFFCC

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Set the next parameters for this layer:

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It’s what we get at this stage:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Select after that the Rectangle Tool (U) and apply it on the whole page. We’ll also set the adjustments in the Blending Options>Gradient Overlay.

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

 

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Select the same parameters indicated below for this layer:

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The next picture is what we get now:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Select the option shown below from the lowest layers’ palette:

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Choose here the Hue/Saturation option and set the next indicated parameters:

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This way we’ll minimize the color’s intensity:

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Choose the same option we did earlier:

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Select the Black &White option and the next parameters:

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Make a mouse’s click on the layer’s mask on this layer also:

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Choose after that the Lasso Tool (L) to draw a tear contour continuously.

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Select the Inverse option for the marked zone:

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… and press the next buttons’ combination Ctrl+Backspace for the picture to get colored, except its edges:

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Select now the Custom Shape Tool (U) - Heart Card.

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Place the shape the way it is indicated on the next picture.

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Fill 0% on the layers:

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Select the Blending Options - Drop Shadow:

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Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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The next picture shows the result on this stage:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Create a new layer now and place it under the heart’s layer and then we’ll try to find in Internet a set of ready to use brushes Thin Ink.

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Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Insert on our picture several patches of white color. After that we’ll apply the Eraser Tool (E) to move off the unnecessary elements, covering the heart especially.

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The last thing we have to do now is to fill the picture with Thailand inscription. The text’s parameters are demonstrated next table:

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Apply the next shown parameters for this layer:

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It’s the picture we have got:

Thailand Beach Wallpaper

Finished!

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