Grungy Shoe Design Wallpaper

Resources:

Background Texture from stock.xchng

Shoe picture from stock.xchng

Heart Picture from stock.xchng

Heavy Scratches brushes from dawghousedesignstudio.com

Solid Ink Splatter brushes from brushking.eu

28-Days-Later font from dafont.com

photoshopsupport.com have a tutorial for making selections with the Pen Tool

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This will be the end result:

Grungy Shoe Design Wallpaper

Click on the image to view full size

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Open a new file 1280 x 1024, resolution 72px.

Open the background texture.

Select>All, Edit>Copy

Make your project active, Edit>Paste

Ctrl+T – drag the background out to fit the canvas.

Image>Adjustments>Desaturate

Reduce the layer opacity to around 75%

Create a new layer

Set foreground colour to #C21515 and select the Brush Tool

Using the Solid Ink Splatter brushes, add 3 splatters to the canvas:

Red Splatters

Set the layer mode to Overlay

Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur – set to 1, click OK

Make another layer as above using colour #F7A00A (Orange):

Orange Splatters

Create a new layer

Set foreground colour to #082C8A

Using the Solid Ink Splatter brushes, add 3 splatters to the canvas:

Blue Splatters

Reduce the layer opacity to around 30%

Open the Heart picture Image>Image size – use the following settings:

Image Size Settings

Using the pen tool, select the heart:

Heart Selection

Copy the selection and paste it into your project (Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V)

Set the layer mode to Multiply

Open the shoe picture and using the pen tool, select the shoe.

Copy and paste the shoe into your project canvas (Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V)

Ctrl + T to transform the image. Reduce the size and rotate the shoe as required.

Image>Adjustments>Black & White – use the default settings and click OK:

Black and White Settings

Filter>Brush Strokes>Dark Strokes – use the following settings:

Dark Strokes Settings

Filter>Brush Strokes>Angled Strokes – use the following settings:

Angled Strokes Settings

Double click on the layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Drop Shadow settings:

Drop Shadow Settings

Create a new layer

Set the foreground colour to white

Select the Brush Tool and Heavy Scratches brushes

Place some different brush patterns over the shoe – you will have to reduce the size of the brushes and with some, make sure just the edges of the brush covers the shoe:

White Brush Strokes

Make the shoe layer active and select the Magic Wand Tool

Click anywhere outside of the shoe

Make the brushes layer active and hit the delete key

Right click on the layer in the layers palette and click on Merge Down.

Select the Text Tool and 28 Days Later Font, size 200pt, colour #082C8A

Type the first required letter.

Right click on the layer in the layers palette and click on Rasterize Type.

Repeat for each required letter.

Using the move tool, arrange the letters as required.

When you are happy with the placement of the text, merge all letters down by right clicking the layer in the layers palette and clicking on Merge Down – until you have just one text layer.

*Create a new layer under the text layer

Select the Brush Tool, Solid Ink Splatter brushes, colour #082C8A

Place a splatter under one of the letters.

Ctrl + T for the Transform Tool and resize and rotate the splatter as necessary.

Select the Eraser Tool, Hard Round Brush size 19pt and erase any parts of the splatter that are not required.**

Repeat from * to ** for as many splatters as required.

Turn off the visibility of all layers except the text and blue splatter layers

Right click on any visible layer and click on Merge Visible

Double click on the layer in the layers palette to bring up the blending options and apply the following Drop Shadow settings:

Drop Shadow Settings

Restore visibility to all layers

Grungy Shoe Design Wallpaper

The finished Project. Click on the image to view full size

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