Preview of Final Result


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2010 Typographic Wallpaper Photoshop Tutorial


Step 1 – Create a new Document

Open Photoshop and create a new image (Ctrl+N or File > New) with the settings shown below.

  • Width: 1440
  • Height: 900
  • Resolution: 72
  • Background Contents: White

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Step 2 – Creating Background

To create a striped background, press “D” to reset the color palette to black and white. Then create a new layer and fill the area in with white.

Next, filter the image (Menu > Filter > Sketch >Choose Halftone Pattern) with the settings shown below:

  • Size: 1
  • Contrast: 26
  • Pattern Type: Line

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Step 3 – Removing lines

Choose the Magic Wand Tool (W) and click on any area that is white.

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Then right click and choose Similar Option. This will now select all white areas.

Next, press “delete” to remove all the white lines.

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Step 4 – Expanding the Lines

Expand the lines using the Transform tool (Ctrl + T) to fit your screen.

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Step 5 – Rotating Lines

Rotate the lines to -45°. Duplicate the lines and place them next to each other, filling your canvas with lines.

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Step 6 – Changing Color

Select the lines and lock transparent pixels from the layers palette. Then change the foreground color to the settings below:

  • R: 22
  • G: 22
  • B: 22

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