In this Photoshop Tutorial, we will create a creepy halloween poster. We will learn how to create vector in photoshop, add effects to texts and combining stock images to create our own poster. Resources needed: PS Brushes Trees and Sticks LINK Bat Brushes LINK Font Zombiefied LINK Zombie LINK    

By Muhammad , on November 01, 2012, under Photoshop Tutorials

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Step 1:Creating a new file

Start by creating a new document with size of 2000px wide and 3000px high.


Step 2:Creating background

Create a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N), set the Foreground to #0d455f and Background to #12ced0. Activate gradient tool. Set it to Radial type and choose Foreground to Background gradient. Fill the new layer with gradation color.


Step 3

Hit D on the keyboard to reset the foreground and background to the default color. Now activate the pen tool and with the tool, create a shape like shown in the screenshot below:


Step 4

Create another new layer, activate brush tool and hit F5 to show the brush panel. In the panel, choose grass brush and disable color dynamics. On this new layer, paint over the shape we have created in the previous step.


Step 5

Activate the pen tool again and create a house looking like shape:


Step 6

Set the foreground color to #eb8f18. Take rectangle tool and create rectangular shape on the house shape.


Step 7

Create another rectangular shape with Path subtract mode to subtract the earlier shape.


Step 8

Create another shape as the one in step 7.


Step 9

Duplicate the shapes and place the duplications as shown in the screenshot below:


Step 10

Create a new layer again. On this layer, paint over bright yellow light on the windows.