Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper
Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper
Create an awesome abstract wallpaper by making your own abstract art.

Create a new file (File>New), having 1024×768 px and 72 dpi

Use after the Rectangle Tool (U) to draw the background of the figure to be.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Select next demonstrated layer’s parameters by making a mouse click on the layers’ panel.
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Now we should select the Ellipse Tool (U) to represent the clouds for the picture (it means drawing several circles on the same layer), pressing SHIFT simultaneously.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Next we have to draw the rainbow’s semicircles, applying the same Ellipse Tool (U).

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Use the next indicated colors for the rainbow’s elements.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Take the previous instrument to represent one more circle:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

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

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make four copies of the last represented layer and select after that the Free Transform option to make smaller each copy proportionally, following the previous one. Arrange them on the picture the way shown below:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Next we’ll try to draw an ornament, consisting of several small circles, choosing the well-know Ellipse Tool (U).

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

The colors’ codes are demonstrated on the picture below:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

On this stage we may combine in a group several circles, one into another (press Ctrl button to mark out the necessary layers and hold on the left mouse’s button while taking down the marked layers on Create a new group selection). Use the Ellipse Tool (U) again to draw one more group consisted of small circles:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper
Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make a copy of the layer containing the cloud and select the Free Transform option to place the copy as below, applying different parameters for the copy:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Insert on our picture one more group made of small colored circles, placed one above the other. In this case we’ll choose the Ellipse Tool (U) also.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make two copies of the cloud’s layer and select again the Free Transform option to change the copies’ sizes and their placement on the picture. Move off the layer’s effect and apply for the new copies white color.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make a copy of the white cloud situated on the left side and select the Free Transform option to move a little the copy to the right side, applying the for the copy the next shown parameters:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Outer Glow

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Blending Options>Stroke

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Try to draw inside the recently made cloud a group of small circle, choosing for this operation the same Ellipse Tool (U).

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make four copies of the last made layer and make each copy smaller proportionally with the previous one. It’s possible to do that with the Free Transform option when pressing in the same time SHIFT button. The layers’ parameters are the same, but the colors of the layers are different.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make copies of the earlier made circles and apply the Free Transform selection to change the sizes of the copies’ layers as it is shown next picture.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Do the same operation with the other one earlier made group.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Continue drawing the circles’ groups, selecting the same Ellipse Tool (U).

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper
Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make a copy of the recently made circles’ group and choose Free Transform selection to make the copy smaller, placing it as below:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

We need to draw another group of circles, keeping using the Ellipse Tool (U).

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make a copy of the last made group of small circles and apply the Free Transform option to make the copy smaller as it is indicated next picture:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

We need to make one copy of the earlier made group of circles. Applying the Free Transform selection, we need to make the copy smaller and select for each layer the next parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Create two more copies of the earlier made groups of circles and if necessary we may change the layers’ sizes with Free Transform option.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

The Ellipse Tool (U) will be helpful again when representing the other groups of colored circles.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper
Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make a copy of the last made layer and continue using the Free Transform option to minimize the copy as it is shown below:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Try to make now a white small circle, having the same parameters with the previous two ones.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

On the other part of the picture, we’ll try to represent a group of intensive colored small circles, using the Ellipse Tool (U).

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Next try to draw with the same tool a circle, having the color #1C286F

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make copies of the earlier made group of circles and select the Free Transform option to change the copies’ sizes and place them as below:

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Create a new layer and select for it a standard brush (Brush Tool (B)) for representing an ornament that would be made of a lot of small points of different sizes, having the color #1C286F

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Use the same brush for representing a lot of points on another layer (Create new layer), supplementing the ornament of our picture. The color in this case should be #22370d. You may see below the marked places the brush should be used on.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Create a new layer and apply again the Brush Tool (B) for representing many points of white color.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

On the next layer (Create new layer) we’ll apply the mentioned above tool for representing a kind of ornament made of many points too, colored with #BD1385. Use the brush only on those places marked on the picture.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Create a new layer and try to represent several points with a standard brush too, colored with #99CC16

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Add several more points colored with #236798

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Now it’s necessary to select the Custom Shape Tool (U) to represent several arrows colored with #1C286F. The arrow may be turned around with Free Transform.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Apply for the layers containing the two arrows the same parameters: Blending Options>Stroke

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Use the same tool when inserting several white small arrows.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Two arrows must be colored with #96D4E6

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Two more arrows have the color #00A0C6. Use the same Custom Shape Tool (U) to draw them.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Take the Pen Tool (P) and represent a shining star of white color. Correcting its shape is possible with the Convert Point Tool.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

 

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Make twenty – four copies of the shining star drawn last and select Free Transform option to change the copies’ sizes and their placement on the picture.

Windows Abstract Desktop Wallpaper

Finished!

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