Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper
In this tutorial you will create an interesting Underwater desktop wallpaper.

Open a new file that would have 1600×1200 px and 72 dpi. Make use of the next instrument

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

to create the background for the picture to be next.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Apply the same instrument to represent the rays, penetrating the water. Make use also of this tool

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

on the layers to clear out a little the figure with a transparent brush, the way it is demonstrated below.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

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

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Select the next brush on a new layer

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

that would have the black color, just to represent on the picture’s lowest part the water – plants.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Create a new layer and select a brush of medium size, having the opacity of 30% to dark out the lowest part of the picture. Choose the next color: 1D4571.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Set the Hard Light on the layers.
Take the next instrument

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

to represent an air bubble.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper
Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Blending Options-Stroke

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Make six copies of the new made layer and plec them out the way it is demonstrated on the picture. Applying the Free Transform selection, it’s possible to make the bubbles smaller if that is necessary.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper
Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

For your convenience, we should combine in a group all the layers composing the bubbles. Make three copies of the new made group and place them the same way it is indicated below.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Copy out two bubbles of any group to place them like in the picture and apply also the Free Transform option to adjust the sizes.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper
Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Combine those two bubbles in a group and make 11 copies of this group. Add if that is necessary by one bubble more.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Create a new layer and paint it in 6EA3D9. On the instruments’ panel you may set the color’s parameter also:

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Apply on this layer FilterRenderFibers

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

The Free Transform selection will be helpful in turning the texture around and adjust it the way it is shown on the picture. Select the next instrument

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

to erase everything that is not necessary. The upper part of the picture should be processed with a smooth brush of violet color.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Set Soft Light on the layers.

Underwater Free Desktop Wallpaper

Finished!

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