Designing an illustration

Today we are going to illustrate an illustration using only Adobe Photoshop.



Let’s go. Create a document.



designing an illustration

Create a layer and overlay the layer with gradient.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

Here we have our yellow gradient.



designing an illustration

Create a copy of this layer and apply gradient overlay in layer styles.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

Here is the result. Looks like a belly.



designing an illustration

More detailed view. As you can see it even has some solid texture.



designing an illustration

Now I will add second layer style: color overlay.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

I will create 3rd copy of my key layer and use Filters > Distort > Twirl filter on it.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

It looks weird enough.



designing an illustration

See my layer settings.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

Now I want to put some text line; it will be just TEXTURED.



designing an illustration

But what I want to do is to go on a curve.

To do this, just select Pen Tool and make a curve; then select Type Tool and type a text line directly on the path.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

I will also shape my text using Warp Text Tool.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

I will also apply some layer styles and layer mask (optional) to my text line.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

I will also color balance my text.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

The color balance layer will be put to multiply.



designing an illustration

When
I saw this whole first time I just wanted someone to be there; some
creatures with only eyes you can see; so will just paint them.



designing an illustration



designing an illustration



designing an illustration

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