Designing College Rock Band illustration

Make a copy of the layer containing the effect we’ve used for the text’s layer and place this copy above the text’s layer (Rock band).

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Insert now the set of drums, cutting them out preliminary (I used this picture from SXC. I would like to thank the author of this picture):

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Make a copy of the layer with the drums, placing the copy lower than the previous drums’ layer (on the layers’ panel). Using the Free Transform option, change a little the copy’s sizes:

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%, Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Gradient’s parameters:

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Insert now the guitar (I used this picture from SXC. I would like to thank the author of this picture.):

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Make a copy of the guitar’s layer, placing it also lower than the previous guitar’s layer. Displace a little the copy’s layer, applying the Free Transform option.

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%, Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Gradient’s parameters:

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Next we need to change a little the color nuance of the guitar as for it to be appropriate with the general picture’s color nuance. In this case we click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Create new fill or adjustment layer>Hue/Saturation

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Make a mouse click on the same layer on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection and use there the standard brush of black color to clean out the zone demonstrated below:

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Press Alt button and make a mouse click between the effect’s layers and the guitar’s layers on the layers’ panel:

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

Designing College Rock Band illustration in Photoshop 
CS4

The final result!

View full size here.

Page: 1 2 3

Comments