Yin Yang Wallpaper

Yin Yang Wallpaper
Learn how to create a complete Wallpaper Project.

Open a new file with 800×600 px and 72 dpi. Apply the Rectangle Tool(U) in two stages  to create the primary background’s layer. First we have to represent the right half and then by copying and changing the parameters we have to represent the left half.

Yin Yang Wallpaper

The parameters for the right half:
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

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The parameters of the copy situated on the left side:
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Take the Pen Tool (P) and try to represent the next background’s layer:

Yin Yang Wallpaper
Yin Yang Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Make a copy of the new made layer and select the Free Transform option to turn the copy around on 180 degrees. Change its parameters and place it the way it is shown below:

Yin Yang Wallpaper


Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Selecting the last instrument, represent one more ornament’s element reserved for the background of the picture to be.

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Make a copy of the new represented layer and select the Free Transform option to turn it around on 180 degrees and change its parameters:

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Using the Rectangle Tool (U), represent ten vertical rays of black color and combine them in a group. The group must have Opacity of 25%.

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Choose a Ellipse Tool (U) to represent a circle of white color, placed in the central part of the picture.

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Blending Options-Stroke

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Make a copy of the new made layer and select the Free Transform option now to enlarge it a little and apply different parameters for the copy:

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The Opacity on the layers should be of 60%.
Blending Options-Gradient Overlay

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Select the Custom Shape Tool (U) and choose a corresponding shape from the table shown below:

Yin Yang Wallpaper
Yin Yang Wallpaper

Blending Options-Stroke

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Draw a flare on the upper part of the indicator using the Pen Tool (P):

Yin Yang Wallpaper

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

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Gradient’s parameters:

Yin Yang Wallpaper

Yin Yang Wallpaper

The picture is finished!
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