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Design an Abstract Illustration Without any Drawing Skills in Photoshop

Klarens Malluta, Visual Artist

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20 Lessons (55m)
    • 1. Intro

    • 2. Resources

    • 3. Remove the Background

    • 4. Adding Colors

    • 5. Paint Effect

    • 6. Creating Shapes

    • 7. Using Pen Tool

    • 8. Brush Tool with Tablet

    • 9. Gradients

    • 10. Gradient Shapes

    • 11. Patterns

    • 12. Applying Patterns

    • 13. Inner Shadow

    • 14. Simple Lines with Pen Tool

    • 15. Layer Mask

    • 16. Fill the Space

    • 17. Background

    • 18. Variations and Finalizing the Artwork

    • 19. Final Suggestions

    • 20. Bonus Speed Art

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About This Class

On this class you are going to learn how to Design an Abstract Colorful Illustration. You do not need any drawing skills to take this class.

I will show you how to transform any picture to a cool illustration.

We will start by working with some adjustments and filters on Photoshop, then create some patterns and gradient shapes. You will be able to learn some basic tools on Photoshop that will help on your workflow.

I will show you different techniques to make your artwork unique and you just need to be creative and explore more colors or patterns.


1. Intro: Hello, everyone. My name is Karen. It's on on this class. I will show you how to create this abstract portrait without any drawing skills. You learn some basic tools on Photoshopped that will help you to create different artworks . In this abstract style, I will show you how to use adjustment layers, pan tool filters, bending options and other Photoshopped tools that will make your process really easy. Also, you will learn how to create patterns, credence and apply them to different shapes to create a really cool obstruct artwork. As I said, you don't need any drawing skills to create this artwork. You just need patience and be creative to create your own style. By the end of this class, you'll be able to transform any picture to a colorful illustration. Just by following simple steps. You'll need only photo shop, so make sure to enroll and see the whole class 2. Resources: Okay. So first I'm sure you were to get some resources to create illustrations like these one that I've shared on my instagram page. Here are the projects off the artworks. For example, for this one that we will try to create, I used a picture of the statue. Um, for this one, I used the picture off Elon Musk on for this one. I used three d object that I created on cinema four D. So to get a statue, a picture of a statue, you can just go on Pinterest and search for statute Onda. You'll get these results. You can just click on a picture of a statue and you can see more like this and, uh, search for results. And until you find something that you like, so you can use it as a reference to create your illustration. Also, you can go on them splash where you have some free pictures and you can just search for portrait on DA. You'll get a little off results that you can use as a reference. But of course, you can use your own photographs or whatever you like. OK, so now let's get started with working on the illustration. 3. Remove the Background: Okay, so now I'm going to start working with the artwork. And as I said, I'm going to try to remake this kind off illustration on for that. I used this picture as a reference, so I'm just going to copy it on. I'm going to create a new document. And usually I go with this size for thousands with and five thousands height pixels on the Resolution 72 color mode. RGB, Andi, I'll just click create. I'm going toe pace the image. Andi. Now we need to remove the background than the if you're If you have the latest version of father shop, you have this object selection tool. Uh, Onda, basically, how this works is you can just select the picture on DA It automatically will select the the portrait on you can click control C control, veto. Pace it and it will great. And you layer so and check the layer below but out and suggest this tool because if you zoom in, you can see that the edges doesn't look really good. And, uh, especially for pictures that you want to use as a reference to create illustrations. Uh, I would rather use a pen tal. So I'm going to delete this one click again on the layer and let's start by using pencil. So there is a mental and so basically, I'll just click on a point, click on another point and hold so you can drag left or right to create a curve based on the shape of the off name is that you have. And, uh, if you don't like the curve, for example, you can undo And ah, you can hold old key and click on this square right here so you can start from here on. Duh. This way. I'm going toe select the whole image and copy it so I'll speed this up now. Okay, so now we can just click on the point where we started. And as you can see, it grazes kind of circle. Ah, near the pen tal. It means that we're closing the path. So now we can go right Click. Make sure the weather radios zero click OK on control C control V or command. If you're on a Mac. Andi, I'll just suggest this. Ah, a drive here. So let's make it curvy. Okay, now let's close the path again. Make selection click, OK, and just click delete on the keyboard. Andi. Yeah, OK, now I'm going to zoom out. Now that you remove the background, the next step will be to kind of place the image to create a good composition on. I'll just place it in the center. And I was suggested toe have the main off jacker image small out and suggested to make it this big because it doesn't look good on the whole composition. It looks better as a minimal artwork. Okay, so now we're going toe work with some other adjustments, So see in the next video. 4. Adding Colors: Okay, So now the next step would be to work with the adjustment layers, so mostly with curves. And I'll show you what we're will try to create. So I'll get this image from the projects that I've created. Um, yeah, basically, we will try to get this kind of effect on go off course. I cannot recreate perfectly like it is on this one, because with curves your own work with numbers you work with, like graphs, as you know, with curves like right here. But, ah, the main idea is to kind of get as many colors as you can from your image by playing around with those curves. For example, you can get this kind off Ah, green or blue, purple, orange, all these colors. And, uh, we're going to apply some other effects to make it this wavy, but with curves just tried toe Get as many ah colors as you can from your image. So let's go on the adjustments. You have them Year Onda. Let's start with brightness and contrast on. Now We need to goto layer, create clipping mask. So it means that this adjustment layers applying Onley toe the layer below which is the statue and I'm going to increase the contrast. Decrease the the brightness. Andi, I'm going toe Create another layer. Another adjustment layer curves on I'm going toe Place it below so it applies the clipping mask on on the crap on the curves you have this graph right here is the agonal line on duh It is divided in RGB red, green and blue on Each of them has thes line on. Basically, you can just play around with it on a Z, you can see it effects the image. You can click on it and create these kind of points on and you can create another point, just ah, I don't play around with it and you'll see that you'll get some kind of crazy results from it on this one. I'm basically will do this. What I'm going to do, just playing around with it and get these kind off colors. Okay, so now that I have played around with the curves, you can see that I created a lot off color variations from the picture. It was basically a great picture and I created ah, these blue, yellow, green, purple, all different colors just by playing around with curves. And now I'm going to great another adjustment. Layer the hue, saturation, Click on it and make sure you are on the clipping mask thing on. I'm going to increase the separation, maybe play around with you and see I can get a color that I like. I like this one. So he I'll go with this one. Andi, he just see if there is something else that I like. Yeah, I think this one looks cool on you can see that it's ah different from this one. But of course, it has its own colors. And, uh, I think even your image will look obviously different from this one. But just care about if it has a lot of colors are not. If it has a lot off colors on it, you're under right track. So okay, now we will move on to the next steps. I'll see in the next video 5. Paint Effect: Okay, So before we move on to the next steps, I'm going to show you why we made all these adjustments on the reason behind that is Ah, because we need to apply some Grady ins to them. We need to create some shapes based on these colors. For example, on this one, as you can see right here, I created these things shape based on the colors of it. Just by tracing a color, for example, on this one I can trace. Let's change the brush for the fast. Okay, I can trace this this shape first, some creating an earlier on, and Yeah, I can trace this one. I'm just doing this really fast just so you can get enough. An idea of what I'm going to do and why we're doing this. These adjustments s so I can create this kind of shape. I can I can select it. Quick. Select Oregon News. This magic one tool selected and quitting. You earlier. Apply, For example, the great in Poland here, I can create thes shapes, and I can move on by doing this on all these other shapes so we can create an illustration . Um, yeah, this is why basically, I create all these curves. And now the next step is to make it kind of more waving so we can remove, or we kind of avoid these kind of pixelated parts of the image. We can make it more like this. Okay, so now we can group this. Ah, these, uh, layers by clicking on the Lear below Whole shift, like on the layer above Onda by holding. See if you can just click on this group icon on. I can make a copy of it by holding all turkey and dragging up. I'm going to uncheck this group below. Andi, I'm going to convert this group toe layers. So right click and merge group so we can have it as a one layer on. I'm going to make a copy of it, just in case I need it on. The first thing that I'm going to do is go to this filter style eyes and go toe oil paint. It really helps when you have some. Ah, pixelated parts. As you can see, it makes a lot of difference. Ah, Andi out suggested to uncheck this lighting option. But if you want, you can see ourselves, but it creates this kind off shapes. I don't know black shadows, and it doesn't look Ah, good. In my opinion, South suggests you to just make these 10 on click, OK? And after that out suggested to go toe image adjustments and plus her eyes. As you can see, it makes the image more like an illustration. If a quick preview Onda, uh, if you decree if you increase the levels, it goes more like the original one on If it decreases, it makes it more like an illustration we are going to go with level for and just click OK on one more time that just goto filters, tile eyes and oil paint Onda, uh, click OK again. So we have these kind off image now that is similar to the effect that I created on this one. Okay, so now let's move on to the next, uh, steps to see in the next video 6. Creating Shapes: Okay, so on this part, I'm going to select some shapes and apply Grady unstow them. So then we can be creative and apply these kind of patterns or whatever we have in mind. But I wanted to explain you. Why do we select ah particular shape? For example, why did I created this particular path right here? Onda. Why didn't I just, uh, created a path, for example, Just, uh, right here and apply the radiant within this shape on The reason behind that is because I kind of traced the colors based on the curves. For example, on this one that we did Uhm, I'm going to trace, for example, this pink color this being shape on, I'll do it later. I'll explain to you how you can do it, but I just wanted to show you the reason why we're selecting particular shapes. And, uh uh, I'm not good at drawing. So this is why I start with the curves and create these shapes so I can have it as an orientation where I can, uh, apply these shapes and you can do it to a few are not good at drawing or stuff like that. So you. Another are two ways that you can do this you can that you can trace the shapes. The first way is by using the pen tool and I'll show it to you. And the second ways you can use a screen tablet. By using the brush tool, you can select the shape and then apply ingredient within. But first I'm going to show you the pen tool how to do it and ah, then tried with a screen tablet. 7. Using Pen Tool: Okay. So as I said the first ways using the mental. So let's just go to the Pentagon right here on DA. I will try to trace this pink color, so let's just start at a point. Onda. Click on another point drag so you can create a ah curve on this way. Just follow the path off this pink color. You don't have to be really accurate. Just try toe to create curve curved shapes. Okay, so now we just need to close the path. So click on this the point where you started, right Click makes election click. OK, and now we have selected these shape on Make sure you are creating a new layer and that's amount, and now you can just apply ingredient to it. So, whatever, maybe you can apply the default ingredient just for now, and I'll show you how to create a specific Grady int later. But yeah, the reason that I'm selecting that I'm applying a great and or even just ah basic color from the pain bucket tool, it doesn't matter. The whole point is, ah to create a shape. So this is why it is important to apply something a color or a grating, whatever you have in mind. So now we have applied this shape on DA. Later on, when we will try to experiment more with it, we can apply different patterns to it. So, you know, we're just concerned to create shapes on you. Now I'm going to show you how to do it with a screen tablet. 8. Brush Tool with Tablet: case and I'm going to explain you how to use the screen tablet to create the shapes. So we're going to use the brush tool. But first I'm going to apply it on adjustment. Layer a few separation just to a decrease the lightness so we can see better the brush tool that I'm going to use that because it will be in ah, white color. So now we'll create a new layer on go to brush tool. It will be the size will be five pixel hardness 100%. And make sure you increase the smoothing to let's make it like 60% on The reason behind that is because if you apply ah shape with us moving 60% it will be like this on. If you decrease it to 0% it will be something like this, not release move. So this is why it is good to make it about 60% case. Now that we are on the julier, we're going Teoh, use the brush tool and select shapes. I'm going to select the outer part off this but pink color just ah ah smooth shape in it. Now we can close the path. Andi we're going to select the shape within the path. And to do that we go to this magic one tool selected and make sure you are selecting the layer on DA Select the shape within that path off the layer and now create a new layer. We can uncheck the layer below. Go to great and Tuller paint bucket tool and just apply something so we can create a shape Now on de Select on. Yeah, this is how we can create this kind of, uh, shapes on dure. Now I'm going to show you how to create graders before I move on to selecting the other shapes using the same techniques. 9. Gradients: Okay, So before I move on and create the shapes, I will show you how to create radiance on. Basically, you go to this great and tool on click on the great aunt right here. Ah, you have this default grade ends with six colors sent. We can use that as a reference to create. Ah, a new grading. Just by changing these colors, usually to create new grade inside get a picture off that has colors that I like. For example, I searched on Google images iridescent color on, for example. I can use this one as a reference. I'll just screenshot it. And, uh, Marcel, cancel this and I'll just face the threat here. I just I can have it as a reference. Let's ah, make it bigger, Kale. Place it right here. Now again. Go to Grady INTs and we can just change the colors one by one. For example, click on something that you like on this yellow color, like on this yellow right here on this way, you can change all the the colors and ah, create something that you like. For example, this way, I created all these Grady INTs hand after your change all the colors, you just click new and what it will appear down here. I've created this latest great, and I think I was based from this picture. But also, if you have the latest version of photo shop, you have all these Grady INTs on the presets like oranges, greens, grace, iridescent that you can use for this purpose. But yeah. Click. OK? And yeah, now I'm going to move on on creating the shape so we can apply the radiance. 10. Gradient Shapes: Okay, so I'm going to create some paths using the brush tool and using a screen tablet. As I said, you may use also the pen tool. It's the same thing. We're both going to create some great and shapes, so I'll create a new layer now, Andi, I'll just trace some colors. For example, I'll trace these colors right here and apply Grady. And so again, I'll use the brush tool and just keep doing this selection off of shapes. Case another have created these ah shapes. I'll select them one by one and create new layers to apply great into them so we can create shapes on. By the way, if you want to select multiple shapes, just go to magic oneto. Click on the shape Ah, hold, shift and click on another shape, and you're selecting multiple shapes at the same time. But I want to have a new a new layer for each shape. So first I'll replace Allah. Rearrange this layer by placing it Ah, down and let's call this path okay, on DA. I'll just select a layer, for example. So like this path create a new layer on go to great and tool apply the radiant, then go back to the past. Go to Magic one tool or just talk like w on the keyboard. So like the past, create a new layer Time G on the keyboard for radiant by the shape Goto path w select a path great new layer type key on the keyboard and apply the great. And then this is what I'm going to do for all these other shapes. Okay, so now that I created all these great and shapes, I'm going to uncheck this path. Onda, I'm going to group all these layers saw, so I'll click on this layer below Hold shift, click on the layer above and click on this group. I contend this where where we have the radiant shapes on da now we just have to be creative and create patterns are different shapes to apply to them like I did on this one. So yeah, we'll go. I will explain you and guide you how to do that. So see on the next video 11. Patterns: Okay, so now that we created the shapes, we need to apply some kind of patterns to them. And as you can see from this example that have already created, there are some stripes patterns, some some patterns with these kind of squares. Sometimes I've applied this inner shadow if applied. Some circles, some doodling, just weird shapes or these repetitive geometric shapes. Onda and yes. So now I'm going to show you how to create some some patterns so you can apply it to the shapes that we have created. So I create a new layer on DA Let's make it square like five thousands with five thousands on first, I'm going to create a pattern with the stripes, so I'll create a new lier and just apply. Shaped like this are rectangular shape, and I will use the black color. Just use a paint bucket tool applied Onda. Let's to select, and I'm going to hold old Key to drag this up control T to transform it, and I'll just place to right here and ah, now I can click Control I or just goto image adjustment and invert. Now select both shaves by holding a control or command now click Control T and ah, just holding shifts. I can distort it. And I'm just making sure that they're both equal. So it was year, and now I'm placing it in the center. Click. OK, And now we need to define this pattern. So I'll go to add it on. Go to define pattern. Let's call this like stripes. Okay, Now go to layer New fill their goto pattern. Andi, click. OK, Andi. Ah, yeah. Now we just just need to scale this down. Make like, uh, five are I don't know, maybe just to Okay, let's Ah, make it three click. Ok? And now we can select the whole thing. Goto added, copy emerged. And let's ah based it on our image. First, I'm just going to paste it and ah, keep working with another pattern. So all created the same, uh, document with the same size and create a new pattern with squares. Okay, I'm holding shifts. I can create a square and I'll apply it the black color on the same thing. Let's ah make a copy of it by holding gold. Can dragging up control t and place it on the right side. Control I now select them both to place them in the center. And now I'm going toe hold, hold key and drag this up so I can create a copy of both of them. Control T on Duh. I'm ah, rotating it. And as you can see, it's not in the center. Sell. Select them all. And ah, I just tried to make it a regular pattern on Based on this again, we're going toe. Define pattern that's click OK and go toe layer new Feel there and just go on pattern again . Click OK on. We can scale this down like, uh for yeah, let's make it five. OK, okay. And again, that's just copy this. Had it copy emerged and let's based it in our image. So at it based something else that you can do, for example, with this pattern is Ah, First I'm going to add it. Cop emerged and create a new layer control veto. Pace it and we have this new earlier with ah, with a pattern on. I'll just go toe filter liquefy and I'm going to use this 12 clockwise tool. Increase the Pressure 200. You can play around with a size based on your image, Andi, I can distort. This image is just by holding, click and dragging in the image. Also, if you want to fill this space is you can go to this forward work tool. I'm just dragging it at the edges. Take. I feel the whole space. Andi, you're now click OK, and let's just copy this and pasted an hour project so we can use it later. Okay, so now I'm going to show you how to apply this pattern on your shapes. 12. Applying Patterns: Okay, so now we have Ah, these patterns and these great and shapes right here on. I'm going to start by creating by applying a pattern on one of these big green and shapes. Right here. Andi, I need to find which one is it? Okay, so I'll apply it on this one. So layer 12 on DA I'll just hold all catered. Copy this on places right above the layer. Number 12 on to apply it. You just need to goto layer, create clipping mask. And it means that it applies the pattern on the layer below it on l click control T to kind of transform it holding shifts. Or I can create a 90 degree rotation on. I'm just scaling this down, Andi. Yeah, of course. Your image will be different. Maybe you're using in another image, but just apply it on on a shape, and I'm going to make this darker so I can go toe adjustment layer to a few separation Onda again. I need to apply the layer, create clipping masks unjust. Decrease the lightness to make it dark. And he also maybe I can apply the layer. Create clipping mask on this layer right here so we can see a white background. And now I'm going to apply this. Ah, again, on another layer. I'm going to apply it on this layer 14. I'll just get it again. Go to layer. Great clipping mask again. I need to scale these down. No, I can apply another pattern to this shape right here below the I I just need to find it. OK, so leah or nine and I'll drag this distorted pattern. Goto layer, create clipping mask on. Just scale it down on now we can apply the next pattern to these other shapes right here. This one and this one. Okay. As you can see right here I have applied that colorful grade into these to this pattern. So to do that, you just have to create a new layer again. Goto Leah, quit clipping, mask on. Just go to great and tool and I'll apply The radiant time just changed the mold from normal . Like you can play around with all these shapes, all these molds and see what you like more. But to get that same effect there was the screen mode have also these other great aunts. Maybe I can apply something else. Okay, so now that I applied these great aunts, I'll see what I can do with the other options, like under shadow and stuff like that. So see on the next video. 13. Inner Shadow: case and I'm going to show you how to add the inner shadow. First, I'll uncheck the stewardess. You separation so you can see better. And let's go to the shapes. For example, let's go to this shape right here on DA Goto the layer right click goto blending options. Andi on these blending options You have this inner shadow. Just check it and you have all these options blend Mota, passivity, angle, distance and all this other settings that you can change. So I'll just play around with it and see how it looks better. Maybe I can increase the distance and you can see how it looks right here on the image yet so see how it does. You can just click on this preview. I think it's Ah, it's good enough, so I'll click. Okay, Andi, I'm going to try the same thing on these other shapes right here and right here. So again, blending options on Goto inner shadow right here. Maybe I can change the angle, but make sure if you want different angles on different shapes on check this use global light Onda. This way it won't affect the other shadow, so I'll just make it like this. Maybe decrease the distance. Andi, A quick. Okay. And maybe you can also copy earlier style. So copy layers. Thailand, go to the next shape and right click based layer style. So you have the state the same style and on both shapes. Okay, So something else that we can do is create some kind of circles like I did on this. Ah, artwork right here. These circles with inner shadows. So I'll just create a new layer and just go to this elliptical market tool. And I can hold shift too great a perfect circle and use the great and tool and just supply the radiant and again de select. I can based the Lear style, and I will do the same thing on this shape right here, too. And as you can see, the layer style is applied immediately because we are on the same on the same layer. Okay, so that's it for the inner shadow. We can move on to add the other elements. So see, in the next video 14. Simple Lines with Pen Tool: Okay, so I don't know how to explain this step objectively, but basically, you just see where you have a room in the in the portrait than just apply weird shapes or patterns like I did on this one. For example, I applied these doodling shapes Just weird shapes on the Grady INTs. Also right here. When you see this big saw dark space, you can apply something like I did on this on with great and tools. And with this weird shapes, Andi again, you can create this great and shape with a pencil, but also these lines that I'm going toe use by that I'm going to create by using the screen time that you can also create them by using the pen tool. And I'll show it to you. Now, for example, you can create a new earlier, and, uh, I just place it right here on Goto pen tool again and make sure this is on shape. It wasn't path. And now it You should make it on the shape. Andi, make sure the feel is Has this read the line in the middle, which means that we don't have any feel color on you can change the color of the stroke based on what you like, we can. You can make it as a great mentor as a color, and you can also change that. The weights of it. Let's make it for example, five. And you can just great a pass as you like on it will create these kind of lines, and you can do the same thing by creating a new layer and doing other shapes. But of course, if you have a screen tablet, it's ah easier. So this sound going toe do it. 15. Layer Mask: also something else that you can do to make this more abstract is toe. Remove some parts from the picture like I did on this one with this part right here. And I'm going to do the same thing with, uh, this one that I'm creating. And here's the image out suggest you not to use race to like. Basically, we can just select shape, makes election click OK and just click delete from the keyboard, so we need to select the layer. So just click. Delete it from the keyboard. But I wouldnt suggested to do to do it this way so I'll undo this and out suggested to use the layer mask. So to use the layer masculine, just go right here on this square at that says Deadlier mask. Click on it, and basically the white color represents the picture, and if you apply a black color to it, it means that you're deleting something from it's all. First, I'll zoom in great a shape using the pen tal and make sure your own path can. I'm going to close the path that quick make selection click OK, and now make sure you are selecting this white color click on it and, uh, you can just go on the paint bucket tool on. Just apply the black color in it, and, as you can see it immediately immediately deletes the image. But the advantage of the layer mask is that if you change your mind for a certain shape, you can just go on the brush tool. Maybe just freeze the size and make sure you are applying a white color on click on it. Click on the white layer and it will. It will reappear the image that you delete it. So, yeah, now I'm going to start creating weird shapes with a screen tablet. 16. Fill the Space: - way . - Okay , It's another I applied and created new patterns to these shapes that we created. Now again, we just need to add more Stop to it, like just simple details, like lines or ah, different patterns that you can create. As I said earlier, you can create these kind of geometric repetitive shapes or just a lines just of these small details. Just make sure that you feel everything on these on the artwork that you're creating. For example, these green colors really empty soldiers think off wave ways. Toe had more stuff to it. So, yeah, I don't know how to explain this. I'm just showing you the tools and you can just applied tender, create just weird shapes to feel the whole space. So I'll just continue doing it and speeches speed this up so you can see the process the way, way 17. Background: Okay, so now that I've finished adding all those details, I grouped the whole thing. All right? Yes. We have all these elements on the new group, and and I know that if you use mental to create all these details, it takes some time. But yeah. Now I'm going to work on the background. Show you what? What you gonna do with a background Onda? Basically, I would suggest you to use a simple background, because when you have, ah, the main object with so many details it would be better to use up a simple background. So I'll create a new layer on DA. How do you use, like a gray color applied than maybe I could make the darker you can just go toe. You can create a new adjustment layer a few separation. Andi, let's see you try to create something like the the other example that I've created. But also you can create just a great colors. I created a new layer. Just go with a great color, a dark grey. Maybe you can go on control you to open the hue saturation and just play around with lightness, make a dark or make it lighter. It depends on what you like. But, as I said Out suggested to go with something simple, just a plain background. Don't go with something like like a Grady int like these, because it doesn't look good, at least in my opinion. But another detail that we can add is creating a new layer. I'm going to use the elliptical market tool right here on just creating Talib's and let's apply great into it. De select, and we need to reposition. It started to face it in the center on. Now go to the layer right click lending option on Go with the inner shadow again. We need to change the angle so we can have some depth to it. And, yeah, I think it's a small detail, but But it looks good, uh, on the picture. And let's see if I can make this may be smaller and put it a little bit down okay and also control you again. Decreased separation and click OK, also, let's at some typography, so I'll create a new layer on DA again. As I said, the background should be a minimal, so let's use values for to refund, but, uh, yeah, this one on Let's type something they'd like abstract going to make this right on DA for the text settings. You have this, I can write, you click on it. And first I'm going to make the size smaller. I'll decrease the size and going to copy this. Click Cantor, paste it again, paste it, and now we need to decrease the space within within the Rose. So here's the tool to do that. Maybe we can make this a little bit smaller on. Let's just reposition. That's just reposition it by clicking control. T Place it somewhere, right here and now I'm going to make a copy of it by holding bulky and dragging up on the layer Dragon Place. It may be somewhere right here. Okay, so now that we did these adjustments to the background, I'll show you how to do some other variations to the artwork. Soc! On the next video 18. Variations and Finalizing the Artwork: Okay, so now we will do some variations. Basically, we will play around with the colors. So we have three main layers or groups in this document. Basically, it is the statue of the great and shapes and the shapes that we applied with a screen tablet or with a pencil. And now we just need to apply some adjustments to the to the statue. So the first option would be toe play with a hue saturation, and again, goto layer create clipping mask can just play around with a hue and see what version you like. For example, I think I like, uh, this this one right here and another way. First, I'm going to make some copies of this of it so I can have different versions. So going toe hold old can drag this up, and I'm going to decrease toe to delete the hue saturation on DA Now. Another option is to play around with the greedy in maps, So click on it again. Goto layer, create clipping, mask on. Click on this radiant and you can create new Grady ins as I showed you before, Or you can just and just click on them toe to apply to the picture. I think I like this one. But of course I can play around with all of them And also with this one I can click. OK, and also there is this reverse option. Say to reverse just the colors but just tried toe create radiance and see what you can come up with. And also, for example, you can apply a great into it like this. Click. OK, Andi, apply hue saturation again. Go to layer, Create clipping mask on. And also I can change this one to do some variations off the of the color and another, um, other options that you have is ah by making the face black and white and dark I'm going toe hold old key and drag this up again so I can have different versions on Can you can goto black and white adjustment layer Create clipping mask on Just play around with all these levels. Basically, the red represents the red colors and song with all the other ones and if you decrease the red color, it will ah make it make doctor the colors that are red so you can just play around with these or If you don't want to be very specific about which one do you want to make a darker which color you can just delete this and go to you. Separation on DA Just decrease the lightness stick with the separation on. This is another way to do it. And after you play around with all these options, so consideration Grady and maps and making it black and white. Now you can just apply some adjustment layers on the top of the layers. So, for example, just go with brightness and contrast. Increase the contrast, a little bit brightness. Also, you can play around with you separation and just do some variations off. What shock, what caller combination you like. Also the color balance. This what I usually play around with. Of course, there are other adjustment layers, but I think these are some of the good ones that you can use to make some final adjustments . 19. Final Suggestions: basil. Before I give you some final suggestions, I just wanted to say that if you have enjoyed this class until now, I would appreciate a good review. And, Ah, I would love to see our projects on this. Just make sure to have your instagram name to it, because I usually share them on my instagram stories and I can tag you. So yes, Some final adjustments on this one toe take it to the next level is first, you can create new textures. You can do some research to create new textures. Secondly, you can try new color combinations, create new ingredients on DA. Thirdly, you can try different blending modes from from here you can apply different radiance. For example, on DA try different most like I didn't on this one right here where I applied the screen mode. So yeah, of course, you can try also different things, but this is what I had in mind. Some some some suggestions for you on the on the next video. I'll just show you another speed art off something that I created using the same techniques , but just a different, um, picture reference. So yeah, I hope you have enjoyed this class and learn something new on D ah, plight on your artwork. So think very much for watching. And I'll see you on the next class. Bye. 20. Bonus Speed Art: way, way, way, way, way, okay.