I came across the amazing set of Paint Tossing freebies from Media Militia the other day and thought that I must create some artwork with them. So I visited my favorite Mjranum’s stock gallery again and done up this tutorial. Hope you will like it.
Preview of Final Image
Create a document of size 595×842 pixels with black background. Create a new layer and name it as “Grey Spot”. Using a Brush tool, Soft Rounded 600px and color #333333, paint a huge grey dot at the center of the document.
Using the same method above, paint a few more spots with your preferred colors like the example below.
Make a new layer below the bottles and name it as “Shadows”. Paint the bottles’ shadows with the Brush tool.
Download Paint Tossing Pack from Media Militia. This is a fantasic set of stocks that you gonna love it. Choose one of the paint image like the one I got below. Select a small white area in the image. Go to Select > Similar to select all the other white areas. Press Delete to remove the white background.
Go to Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation. Check on Colorize and change the paint splash to red color. Right-click on the layer and choose Blending Options. Select Inner Glow and input the following settings.
Make a few more paint splashes to the top of each paint bottle using the method above.
Create a new layer behind the “Smoke” layer and name it as “Scribbles”. Using the Brush tool, Soft Rounded 2px and white color, scribble some stuffs randomly around the document area.
Resize it smaller and place it just behind the dancing figures. Right-click on this layer and choose Blending Options. Select Outer Glow and apply the following settings.
Duplicate a few of the “Scribble” layers, make them smaller and position randomly around the dancing figures.
Create a new layer and name it as “Glowing Lines”. Using the Pen tool, draw a curve as shown below. Right-click on the path and choose Stroke Path. Check on Simulate Pressure and hit OK. Right-click on the layer and choose Blending Options. Choose Outer Glow and leave the settings as default.
Make a Photo Filter Adjustment Layer at the top of all layers. Choose Cooling Filter (82) and density to be 25%.
Make a Levels Adjustment Layer and set the settings as 0, 0.70, 255.
And there you are! The work is done! Hope you enjoyed the tutorial and wish everyone have a great weekend. Cheers~