Create this Poster Design with Abstract Effects in Photoshop

Create this Poster Design with Abstract Effects in Photoshop

Create this Poster Design with Abstract Effects in Photoshop
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Step 28

Take a Horizontal Type Tool (T). Place the cursor on the first black line on the left and write "Do Not Cross". In "Character" panel (Window > Character) set Font to "Arial Bold", Size around 37.99 pt, Color to black. Press "All Caps" button to make all letters are capital.

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With Move Tool (V) and Opt/Alt key duplicate inscription until is no free space on the tape (Or you can use Cmd/Ctrl + J and move inscription). Hold Shift to keep inscription at one line. Select All layers and make from it a Smart Object (right click > Convert to Smart Object). With Move Tool (V) move tape in the document with the photo manipulation.

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Duplicate ribbon two times (Cmd/Ctrl + J or Layer > Duplicate layer...) and with Free Transform Tool (Cmd/Ctrl + T or Edit > Free Transform) position ribbons as shown in the image below. You can change the location or size of ribbon as you want. Select all ribbon's layers and group them (Cmd/Ctrl + G or Layer > Group Layers).

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Step 31

The tape does not look realistic, so I used the layer styles to add gloss and texture. Start from "Inner Shadow" (Layer > Layer Style > Inner Shadow...). Set Opacity: 50%, Distance: 0, Choke: 5% and Size: 51px. Go next, checked "Satin" and there set color: #ffffff, Blend Mode "Screen", Opacity: 90%, Distance: 80 and Size: 65px.

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Add a bit of texture. Checked "Pattern Overlay" and make following settings - Blend Mode "Multiply", Opacity: 20%, Scale: 100%. Click on pattern thumbnail go to settings (small gear on right side) and from list load "Texture Fill 2" pack, use "Stucco 3" pattern. At the end add a drop shadow. Set Opacity: 35%, Distance: 12px, Spread: 0%, Size: 13px and click OK to apply layer style.

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Make Right click on layer with style > Copy Layer Style. Select the remaining two layers and without style and paste it (right click > Paste Layer Style). I strongly do not recommend you to add style to the group, because it will not work on all layers, but only the figure of the ribbons.

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Step 33

Color of ribbons slightly differ from the colors on an abstract render so I used an adjustment layer "Hue/Saturation" (Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hue/Saturation...) with the settings - Hue: -8, Saturation: +16 and be sure to clip this layer to a "Ribbon" group.

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10 comments on “Create this Poster Design with Abstract Effects in Photoshop”

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  2. I'm new to photoshop and mentioned in step 10 I'm supposed to look for a brush spot thumbnail, but I don't know what or where it is.

    1. Go to the Image > Mode menu and check if your image is in RGB mode and 8-bits/channel color.

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