Create Awesome Music Wallpaper

July 13th, 2009 by ART-D Posted in Adobe Photoshop, Photo Editing

   

Click on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on the next option: Create new fill or adjustment layer>Curves

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Next step includes downloading a set of ready to apply brushes in Adobe Photoshop, named Foliage_VOL_2_brushes_set_by_solenero73, Blood_brush_set_by_AnnFrost_stock, thb-grunge-brushes and BB_HighRes_Grunge_Textures
Click on the layer containing the Curves adjustment layer on the bottom part of the layers’ panel on Add a Mask selection and apply here the brushes of black color out of the set thb-grunge-brushes

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

On the next new layer (Create new layer) we’ll use the brushes from the downloaded set, named BB_HighRes_Grunge_Textures. The brushes have the color #A2987F

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

The layer’s parameters: Fill 30%, Blending mode-Color Dodge

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create a new layer, using here the brushes, named BB_HighRes_Grunge_Textures of white color.

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

The layer’s parameters: Fill 44%, Blending mode-Overlay

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

On the next new layer (Create new layer) we’ll apply the brushes of the above mentioned set (BB_HighRes_Grunge_Textures), having this color this time #464031

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

The layer’s parameters: Fill 44%

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create a new layer, applying here the standard brush of black color (Opacity 10%) to represent a kind of frame along the picture’s edges:

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Find a stock photos with the Speakers, Road Case, Fender Guitar Amp and Worn shoes on it.
I used this photos: Speakers 1, Speakers 5, Road Case, Fender Guitar Amp and Worn shoes 3 from SXC. I would like to thank the authors: Paul Preacher, Zach Haddock, Pawel Porombka and Sanja Gjenero.

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

Create Awesome Music Wallpaper in Adobe Photoshop CS4

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  • Miguel

    21/08/2009

    Awesome! I just don’t like that circle, one of the biggest next to the speaker on left side, seems it’s kind of flattened from left to right, you had to pull it up a little from the top so it might look like a perfect circle. but it’s nice, you’re creative… Congrats!

  • playlist

    05/09/2009

    great effect love the outcome

  • cypherbox

    14/09/2009

    Very nice tuts! keep up the good work.

  • evilkitty75

    06/11/2009

    lol im workin my way through them, showin the pics
    i loved the most n linkin em back to ur site k ^.^ keep
    up this awesome work ur helpin me find so so many shortcuts lol
    n techniques!! xxx

  • jFive

    19/11/2009

    Love it. I’ve always wanted to create something like this. Thanks!!

  • sajjad

    23/11/2009

    Honestly, best tutorial I’ve found…..
    Can you publish tuts to create a whole human/? in CS4

  • kiyan

    12/01/2010

    hi
    pls put the psd File Of photoshap Training for downlaod

    i’ll be glad to ypu sent it to me

    withe TANKS KIYAN

  • cool

    08/02/2010

    hey thanks, i learnd alot in this one!

  • bono

    25/03/2010

    Thanks for sharing this tutorial. Really helped me a lot. Cheers!

  • zahre

    22/09/2010

    thanks!!!!! i’ve learned more from your tutorial!!!very grateful!!I ‘ve a question: with the brushes found in this tutorial i’ve created a CD cover of my friend’s rock band, can we use it as album cover?!?!probably it will be sold during club concert and internet ( obviously in small numbers!! they’re not the Nirvana!!!).Who should I contact?…..thanks!!!!!!!!!!