April 2009 calendar wallpaper

March 25th, 2009 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop, Designing

   

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Make a copy of the last made layer and use again the Free Transform option to turn around the copy, placing it the next way:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Represent the rays, placing their layers behind the earlier made circle. The color this time is #EBFF79

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Mark out the inside element’s tops and choose the Convert Point Tool for this operation (holding the SHIFT button, press CTRL+T and then press Maintain aspect ratio to move them uniformly to the central part):

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Make a copy of this layer and use the Free Transform option to turn the copy by axe:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Let’s draw a small star under the layers containing the yellow rays, applying the Custom Shape Tool (U).

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Change a little the star’s shape, choosing again the Free Transform option.

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

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

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Gradient’s parameters:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Blending Options>Stroke

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Gradient’s parameters:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Make three copies of the layer containing the star and select the Free Transform option to change the copies’ sizes and their placement.

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Using the Pen Tool (P), try to make a kind of train under each layer containing the star:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

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

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Gradient’s parameters:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Blending Options>Stroke

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Using the same tool, let’s picture the next train:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

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

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Gradient’s parameters:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Blending Options>Stroke

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

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

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Gradient’s parameters:

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

Blending Options>Stroke

Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

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  • Betty

    14/09/2009

    I love all of your tutorials! I’m glad to see there are some new ones here from you! Thanks! :-)

  • Arfan Rashid

    13/10/2009

    Oh, really cool. but its only for 1 month, how could we manage it for whole year?

  • carol18

    10/01/2010

    I cant get the pattern to look that way and I cant load those brushes my comp doesn’t recognize them :(

  • Anne

    11/03/2010

    How did you learn all these? I really can’t understand when it comes to the cutting part.

  • Melvin

    26/05/2010

    Whoah!….A great tutorial…..But, it’s a bad pain in my ass…..I can’t do it the right way…..T_T

  • Melvin

    26/05/2010

    Whoah!….A great tutorial…..But, it’s a bad pain in my ass…..Good thing I know some other tricks about photoshop…..

  • Juan Carlod

    19/09/2010

    wow!

    increible el calendario…
    intente hacerlo…
    pero no me kedo igual…

    pero komo kiera excelente el tutorial…

    ^^

  • Raj

    06/01/2011

    Awesome !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Liliane

    08/02/2013

    Prachtig, Bedankt