April 2009 calendar wallpaper

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

   

The layer’s parameters: 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

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: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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

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

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

Next we’ll draw a ring under the multicolored circles, applying the Ellipse Tool (U).

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

The layer’s parameters:
Fill 0%
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

Make many copies of the layer with the ring and choose the Free Transform option for changing the copies’ sizes and their placement on the picture:

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

Combine in a group all the layers composing the rings (press Ctrl button to mark out the necessary layers and then hold on the left mouse’s button while moving the marked layers on Create a new group selection). Select the next parameters for the new group: Blending mode-Hard mix

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

The final picture!

View full size here. To turn our wallpaper into April calendar take the Ellipse Tool (U) set the tool in Paths mode and represent a ellipse

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

select Horizontal Type Tool (T) and make a right click on ellipse path to add with desired font ( I used this font from dafont.com ) the week days …

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 styles: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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

add with the same font and layers styles the month (April 2009)
 
Making a cool and colorful April 2009 calendar wallpaper in Photoshop CS4

View full size here

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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