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Creating wave style backgrounds in Photoshop

Today we are going to tell you how to create a wave type background using Photoshop. Just follow the simple step given below…

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Steps To Create Background in Photoshop

1.  Open Photoshop and then click on File > New. You can also use shortcut  (Ctrl + N)

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2          2.  Dialog Window will appear.
               a. Enter your project name.
               b. Set height, width and resolution (high resolution images use 1920*1480 and resolution must be 300px )
               c. You can change color mode here ( for better printing Quality use mode CMYK color)
               d.  Set your background color.
 
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1.       3.  Project work space will appear in your Screen. New layer will be created in layer Section. 
 
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1.      4.  Go to layer menu select New >fill> layer> option then click on Gradient.
 
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1.      5.  Enter the name of Gradient, Color, Mode and Opacity you want to set (as I set Gradient Name: blue, Color: None, Mode: Normal and Opacity: 100%)
 
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             Screen will appear like this and New Gradient layer will be created in layer Section. Click on Gradient option.
 
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1.      6. In Gradient >down arrow > side arrow > simple.
 
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              After this a message box will appear on your screen just click on OK button to continue. 
 
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  7.  Select first Gradient option for blue simple.
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1.      8.  Set Style: linear, Angle must be -60 º  and Scale:150% then press OK button
 
 
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1.     9.    Select new >layers
                   Click on layer option present on menu bar then select new then layer
                You can also use shortcut for this (shift +ctrl+N)
 
 
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1.     10.    After New layer selection decrease the workspace size by pressing  shortcut key (ctrl and + together )
             Now select Elliptical Marquee Tool from toolbar menu and draw it.  
 
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        11.    Select brush from toolbar menu and set the color brown.
         Note:- Always do this in new layers because by this it is easy to do change or delete. 
 
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       12.    Drag soft brush from the edge of Elliptical Marquee tool
 
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1.      13.   Select the Newly Created Layer then Select layer style from normal to color dodge (for change shades you can also select different layer style)

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          14.  Copy layer by selecting following layer with ctrl + j by this layer 2 has been created then select and drag that layer to another place you are interested in.
 
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           15.   Repeat steps from 9 to 14 again and create different number of layers and place them in different locations.
 
 
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              16.  Repeat those steps 3 times to get the following result.
 
 
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              17.   Select Gradient layer from layer pellet and double click on it
 
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              18.   Click on Gradient option. Now  Gradient editor will open in your screen 
 
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           19.    Change the color according to your choice by Double click on scale. 
 
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             20.   The final design will look like this
 
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                    Change layer style from layer menu for different shades  
 
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Enjoy…..
 
 

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