Posts Tagged ‘colorful’

FYI Monday: Vibrant Typography by Marcin Struniawsk

This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday Series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.

Marcin Struniawsk aka Dean is a 27 years old graphic designer based in Warsaw / Poland. He’s especially focused on photo manipulation, illustration, animation and photography paying a lot of attention to the typography of designs. For more inspiration make sure to visit Marcin’s portfolio at www.deandesign.pl.
FYI Inspiration Monday Typography by Marcin Struniawsk

FYI Inspiration Monday Typography by Marcin Struniawsk

FYI Inspiration Monday Typography by Marcin Struniawsk

FYI Inspiration Monday Typography by Marcin Struniawsk

FYI Inspiration Monday Typography by Marcin Struniawsk

FYI Inspiration Monday Typography by Marcin Struniawsk

FYI Inspiration Monday Typography by Marcin Struniawsk


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Here Comes the 2011

Here comes the 2011 do do do do, here comes the 2011 and we say “it’s all right!!!” Free vector for personal or commercial use. 2011 comes big, colorful, happy, nice and lovely! Enjoy and backlink if you post it in your site. Design and brought to you by Vector Open Stock.

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Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Photoshop CS5

Today, I’m going to show you how to blend fashion image and custom shapes using Adobe Photoshop CS5 to create this stunning poster. You’ll learn useful tips for successfully working with gradients and Layer Styles. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started!

Final Image Preview

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop CS5 with the size 1280px by 1024px (RGB color mode) at a resolution of 300 pixels/inch. Create a new layer and click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select 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 background:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Find a stock photo with a model represented on it, I used this photo from deviantart. I would like to thank the author of this photo, or if you prefer, you can substitute similar image of your own.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Remove the background using your favorite tools like Pen Tool (P), Magic Wand Tool (W), Magnetic Lasso (L) or even a simple Filter>Extract and insert it on a new layer in our main document.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Make a rectangular selection using the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M).

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Right-click inside the selection and choose Transform Selection to rotate and place as it is shown next picture:

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Select the Move Tool (V), confirm to apply the transformation and click inside the selection, now you can move the sliced part. This operation needs to be done several times, cutting the girl’s image by parts of different thickness.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Using the Line Tool (U) (set Weight to 1px in Options bar), try to make several lines of white color as shown.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Next we’ll combine in a group all the lines’ layers (press CTRL button and 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). Set Opacity to 63% for created group.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Select now the Ellipse Tool (U) and represent a small 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 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 two copies of the layer containing the ellipse and select the Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command to change the copies’ sizes, situating them also as below. Change the Gradient Overlay settings for one copy too.

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

Take now the Ellipse Tool (U) and draw 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 Drop Shadow.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Add Bevel and Emboss.

Create colorful poster art using vector elements in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Set 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

Using the same tool, mentioned above, continue representing the ellipses:

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


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Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

In today’s drawing tutorial, you will learn how to create abstract colorful illustration using simple tools and techniques like Ellipse Tool, Brush Tool, Gradient Tool, Layer Style, etc. in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started!

Final Image Preview

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Taking inspiration from Andrew Footit and his LightSpeed poster.

Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop CS5 with the size 1280px by 1024px (RGB color mode) at a resolution of 72 pixels/inch. Use the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill with #23123F color the new background layer.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Take now the Ellipse Tool (U) and drag to draw a small ellipse on the top of the canvas.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Set Fill to 0% for this layer and click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Outer Glow.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Add Gradient Overlay.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in 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 Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next effect on the ellipse:

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Make now many copies of the drawn ellipse (Duplicate layer) and choose the Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command to change the copies’ sizes and their position on the canvas.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Make a copy of one layer with the ellipse on it, select Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command and change the copy’s size and its position on the canvas as shown.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Create a new layer above the last made one, select both layer and press CTRL+E to Merge Down. On the rasterized layer we’ll apply the next filter: Filter>Blur>Gaussian blur.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Make one more copy of the ellipse’s layer and choose Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command to enlarge the copy’s layer and place it as it is shown below.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

We need to rasterize the layer with the circle the same way described above (Create a new layer above the last made one, select both layer and press CTRL+E to Merge Down). Apply on the rasterized layer the next next filter: Filter>Blur>Gaussian blur.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Combine in a group all the layers composing the ellipses (press CTRL button and select the necessary layers on the Layers panel. Then hold on the left mouse’s button while draging the selected layers on Create a new group icon from bottom part of the Layers panel.

Use again the Ellipse Tool (U) to draw a small ellipse under the made group already.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Set Fill to 0% for this layer and click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Gradient Overlay.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in 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 Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Make many copies of the last made layer containing the ellipse and choose Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command to change the copies’ sizes and their placement as shown.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Combine again in a group all the layers containing the last made ellipses (press CTRL button to select the necessary layers and hold on the left mouse’s button when draging the selected layers on Create a new group icon from bottom part of the Layers panel).

We have to draw now the next ellipse between the groups, using the Ellipse Tool (U).

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Set Fill to 0% for this layer and click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Gradient Overlay.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in 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 Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Make many copies of the last made ellipse’s layer and choose Free Transform (Ctrl+T) command to change the copies’ sizes and their placement, placing them as it is indicated below:

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Let’s represent now the next ellipse, placing its layer above all the previous ones, using the same Ellipse Tool (U).

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

Set Fill to 0% for this layer and click on Add a layer style icon from bottom part of the Layers panel and select Gradient Overlay.

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in 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 Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5

We’ve got the next result:

Create Abstract Colorful Balls illustration in Photoshop CS5


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