Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Photoshop CS5

Make a copy of the recently made ellipses’ layers and apply the Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command to change the copies’ sizes, placing them the same way demonstrated next picture:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Take the Ellipse Tool (U) again and make one more ellipse:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Bevel and Emboss.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Add Gradient Overlay.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Click in the color bar to open the Gradient Editor and set the color stops as shown. Click OK to close the Gradient Editor dialog box.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Place the layer with the ellipse under the orange one, the same way indicated below:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Make many copies of the last represented layer and select the Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command to change the copies’ sizes, placing them as it is demonstrated below:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Next ellipse will be represented with the same Ellipse Tool (U).

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Bevel and Emboss.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Add Gradient Overlay.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Click in the color bar to open the Gradient Editor and set the color stops as shown. Click OK to close the Gradient Editor dialog box.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Make copies of the layer containing the white ellipse, applying for the copies the Direct Selection Tool (A) and the Convert Point Tool to distort the ellipses’ shapes.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Select the Pen Tool (P), set the drawing mode on Shape Layers in Options bar and draw many triangles of the color #00853C.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Insert also several triangles of the color #C9CAC9.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Next we have to combine in a group all the layers containing the triangles (press in this case CTRL button to select the necessary layers and then hold on the left mouse’ s button while dragging the selected layers on Create a new group icon from bottom part of the Layers panel).

Make a copy of the new group, which copy should be rasterized. Press CTRL+E to Merge Down all the layers from group. Using the Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command, we can place the layer with the triangles under the ellipses’ layers.

Click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Color Overlay.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Make one more copy of the layer containing the triangles, applying for the copy different Color Overlay settings:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Click Create new fill or adjustment layer from bottom part of the Layers panel and click to Exposure. Adjust the following options:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Click once again Create new fill or adjustment layer from bottom part of the Layers panel and click to Curves to adjust the curve shape as shown to make a little color corrections.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Finished!

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