Lost Shades – Jasmine Tea

Hallo after some time and welcome in making a pack design tutorial. I really did this after drinking a tea in a bottle – you

know. So after that I really wanted to make a packing of my own. It took me less than 2 hours from scratch. I really think if

I would spend about 4 or 5 I could have got supreme quality pack for a tea.


lost shades - jasmine tea


Let’s go.


lost shades - jasmine tea


I really like to have an illustration for my packing. I did fount some references for Jasmine flowers. Now it’s time to paint

them. Paint over is for cheaters) so I’ll start from scratch.


lost shades - jasmine tea


Setting background value: as the jasmine flowers are white – the background should be darker.


lost shades - jasmine tea


Beginning with a rough sketch:


lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea


Not 1 – I’d like to do several flowers. Paint each on a separate layer.


lost shades - jasmine tea

Paint the details (zoom only when it is really needed – don’t fall into a digital pit)


lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea


Now we will add some colors to the flowers because in this world jasmine can be any color you want:


So set up the brush parameters about so:


lost shades - jasmine tea


Add color:


lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea


Here is my final illustration part:


lost shades - jasmine tea


Now let’s make that pack design.
Select n area:


lost shades - jasmine tea


And a fast gradient: 2 gradients – black and white and then orange to transparency (mode set to overlay)


lost shades - jasmine tea


I’d like to ass some yellow: you can leave it like so.


lost shades - jasmine tea


Now I took my initial – bottom – black to white gradient and a pattern brush (or floral, how you maybe call it), selected

smudge tool. And smudge that gradient.


lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea


Add flowers – just copy the layers. To paint in the objects rights just from the surface lights (the color matches the background tone) on the objects.


lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea


Then comes the text part:


I think I will name the tea like lost shades or something.


lost shades - jasmine tea


To balance the compositions just copy this twirl thing.


lost shades - jasmine tea


The lower text line:


lost shades - jasmine tea


Some additions on the bottom of the pack: this area I think is for describing the product.


lost shades - jasmine tea




lost shades - jasmine tea


And this is it.


lost shades - jasmine tea


Now you know how to create a packing from scratch in about 2 hours. You can make it perfect in one work day in 8 hours: and

this is very fast.

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