Create an Apple Wallpaper in Photoshop: Gimp Glowing Effect Tutorial

Today I am going to share with you an amazing apple wallpaper tutorial. This tutorial is very effective and easy. You can make your own any wallpapers to follow this tutorial. No worry about the time because this tutorial just take your 30 minutes to complete your own design wallpaper. So just enjoy it and share your opinions with us.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 30 Mins

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Create a Gimp Glowing Effect Apple Wallpaper in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resource

Tools and Resource

External Resource

Photoshop Tool

  • Gradient Overlay

Lets start to create an apple wallpaper in photoshop.

Step 1

Create a new document (Ctrl+N) with 1000×800 of size.

Create New Document

Step 2

First of all create a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) applying black color #000000 name it layer Lens, now I am going to applying Filter on this lens layer.

Go to Filter > Render > Lens Flare and select Lens Type (50-300mm Zoom) and set Brightness (100%).

Create New Layer

After applying filter we get a new effect on lens layer.

Get a New Effect on Lens Layer

Step 3

In this step again I am applying Lens Filter on lens layer.

Go to Filter > Render > Lens Flare select Lens Type (50-300mm Zoom) and set Brightness (100%) now set lens on right upper corner.

Applying Lens Flare

After applying lens flare we get nice effect as like in preview.

Get Nice Result

Step 4

Here ones again applying Lens Filter on lens layer.

Go to Filter > Render > Lens Flare and applying same settings of step 3, just set lens on lower left corner as like in preview.

Lens Flare Applying

After these settings we can see new result.

Get New Result

Step 5

In this step again we are going to applying Lens Flare on this lens layer.

Go to Filter > Render > Lens Flare and set lens on right lower corner as like in picture below.

Applying Lens Flare

When we applying filter on lens layer we get beautiful result.

Get Beautiful Result

Step 6

Now go to Layer > New Fill Layer > Gradient, a gradient layer created then applying this setting.

Gradient Overlay

After applying gradient we get this result.

Get Gradient Result

Set Blend Mode to (Subtract) of this gradient layer.

Set Blend Mode of Gradient Layer

After change blend mode we get an awesome effect on gradient layer.

Get Awesome Effect

Step 7

Now create a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) applying white color #ffffff, then go to the Blending Options and applying Pattern on this layer.

Pattern

After applying pattern we get this result.

Get Pattern Result

Set Blend Mode to (Overlay) of this pattern layer.

Set Blend mode to Overlay

After set blend mode we get a new effect on pattern layer.

Get New Effect on Pattern Layer

Step 8

Now add Apple Logo in photoshop.

Add Apple Logo in Photoshop

When we add apple logo in photoshop now applying Blending Options on this layer.

Go to Layer > Layer Style and applying these Blending Options.

Outer Glow

Outer Glow

Bevel and Emboss

Bevel and Emboss

Contour

Contour

Satin

Satin

Gradient Overlay

Gradient Overlay

After applying these layer styles we get a nice effect on apple logo layer.

Get a Nice Effect

Step 9

In this step again select lens layer go to Filter > Render > Lens Flare and set lens center of the canvas as like in preview.

Set Lens Flare

After set lens we get a nice effect as like in preview.

Get Nice Effect

When we complete all steps here we get gimp glowing effect apple wallpaper in final preview.

Final Preview

Final Preview

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