Design techniques based on coloring

Hello. Today we are going to practice some design techniques based on coloring. So follow me and let’s begin with creating a new document and a new layer.



Design techniques based on coloring

Overlay the layer with pattern I will choose this one.



Design techniques based on coloring

Transform the patters a little bit.



Design techniques based on coloring

Then, as in most of the cases, overlay the layer with gradient.

The gradient is rounded and black and white.

Pattern settings:



Design techniques based on coloring

The gradient should stay on the separate layer.

The mode of the layers is Color Burn and the opacity is set to about 70-80%.



Design techniques based on coloring



Design techniques based on coloring

To create even more texture I will select the light yellows using color range selection tool.



Design techniques based on coloring



Design techniques based on coloring

One of the easiest ways to gain texture is to add simple noise to it.



Design techniques based on coloring

Hard to see the difference but believe me it gives a certain effect to the whole image.



Design techniques based on coloring

Now as for the foreground I will paste some text.



I just wrote the phrase: what is graphic design in my Google bar. Nothing beyond for this one.



Design techniques based on coloring

Use type tool and just past the site text to your document.



Design techniques based on coloring



Design techniques based on coloring

Here we have It our text on 1 separate layer.

I will do some type layout fixing.



Design techniques based on coloring

Something like this. You can see the settings in the top left corner.



Design techniques based on coloring

A little design trick. I will separate the parts of phrases and paste them to 4 or 5 separate layers.


Plus to that I will change the font size o each of the layers. .



Design techniques based on coloring



Design techniques based on coloring

Here we have It about 5 text layers with the whole text only on 5 different layers.



Design techniques based on coloring

Now
I will transform each text layers. Moreover I will change the font
color of each of the layers. Try to steak the colors to our background;
so my font colors will be: background light yellow, orange, and black.

Do it like so!



Design techniques based on coloring

I would like to drop a shadow; only 1 layer style for now.



Design techniques based on coloring



Design techniques based on coloring



Design techniques based on coloring

And here are our fast results. All the layers were colored in the same colors and have the same styles.



Design techniques based on coloring

When you are done you can just link all the text layers and merge them.



Design techniques based on coloring

Final result!

To Create frame just go to Image>Canvas Size.



Design techniques based on coloring

So we are done here.



Design techniques based on coloring

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