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What you'll be creatingHereby we are going to create Travel flayer template design in Photoshop. We will start off by preparing the main image, create the multi-layered curvy shape using the shape tools, warp command and add a couple of layer styles to give it a sleek and shiny looks. I have used Photoshop version CS6 to create this work, but any version from CS3 onwards will be fine as well. Travel Flayer design template - Front side view: Travel Flayer design template - Back side view:
- Sun Island - by h3nry
- Water Sport - by goodmorph
- Monkey - by Rita
- Shrine Temple - by denzani
- Wayang Puppet - by Rita
- Beach icon Brush - by photoshopfreebrushes
Step 1Within Photoshop, press Ctrl+N to create a new document. Set the width: 2480 pixels and height: 600 pixels, while the resolution is set to 300 pixels/Inch respectively.
Step 2Go to File > Place menu. Locate and select sun island image, then click the Place button to insert it as a smart object. Adjust the size and position of the sun island image. Hit Enter to apply the transformation.
Step 3Repeat the previous step to insert water sport image as smart object. Place it on top of sun island layer.
Step 4Add layer mask to water sport layer. Within water sport layer mask, draw a black to white linear Gradient diagonally using the Gradient tool.
Step 5Draw a blue (RGB: #0099c5) rectangle shape using the Rectangle tool. Set the height around 860 pixels.
Step 6Go to Edit > Transform Path > Warp menu to use the warp command. Drag the warp needles to bend the rectangle's topside as shown in the image example below.
Step 7Add layer style Gradient Overlay. Inside the gradient overlay dialog:
- Choose Blend Mode: overlay
- Gradient color is black to white
- Select style: Linear
- Set the Angle: 0