Gradient Background

A gradient background provides a colorful background for any web page, however there are several problems with gradient backgrounds you need to consider before choosing this type of background.

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Simple Gradient Inferno Background
In this tutorial, you will be making a basic gradient background that looks like an inferno.


Animated Rainbow Wallpaper
In this tutorial, I will show how I created the Rainbows wallpaper. First, create dark sky in the background. For that, set forecolor to dark blue and back color to black, switch to Gradient tool (G), change gradient type to Radial, and create gradient from bottom to top of document.


Clean White Navigation Bar
To start off with, create a new document, for the purpose of this tutorial I have chosen 500 by 200 pixels. Fill the background with a radial gradient from a medium-dark grey to a darker grey. You can do this by selecting the gradient tool from the tool box and setting it to radial. Set your foreground colour to #45443f and your background colour to #31302c. Left click in the middle of the document, drag to the right and release.


Learn to Create Party Text Effect
This tutorial explains how to use Photoshop layer styles, filters, and brushes to create an awesome sparkly text effect. Create a new document that is 1350 x 1000 px. Set the Foreground color to #525252, and the Background color to #0d0d0d. Create a Radial Gradient from the center of the document to one of it corners making sure that you selected Foreground to Background gradient preset.


Creating a Gradient Bar Without a Gradient Tool
Sometime, choosing colors for create gradient bar is not easy, this photoshop tutorial to show you an easy way to create a gradient bar without a gradient tool and you can change color of gradient easily.


Cool Blue Portfolio Layout
In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a cool blue portfolio layout. Create new document 900 x 870 pixels, set forground color to #4d92b9 and background color to #8bbfd9. Select the gradient tool with a linear gradient. Start from the top of the document and drag downwards to apply the gradient.


Abstract Glowing Background
Following this tutorial, you will learn how to draw different shapes, apply gradient, blend different shapes in the background, and more all to create an abstract glowing background. So, lets start !


Create a Surreal Smoking Photo Manipulation
Start by creating a new document (600X650px). Create a new layer called ‘background gradient’. Fill your canvas with a radial gradient ranging from 003851 to 001a26. Now paste in your mountain range photo.


Examples of Icon – the gradient method
Today, the gradient icon is increasingly popular and today we will introduce the design process of gradient icon. 1. First, let’s look at the difference between the old gradient style and the new gradient style.


Create Awesome Text Engraved in Stone
In this tutorial you will learn how to create cool engraved in stone text effect in Adobe Photoshop. The effect will be achieved with the help of Blending Options. You will also use Stone and Cracked Paint Textures (my own photos and unrestricted stock) to give your text and its background nice relief and texture. All Photoshop versions are applicable. For the Background I have used Sepia Antique Gradient and I have given its color stops in Step 5 of this tut for those whose Photoshop version does not offer this gradient.


Photographic Toning Effects (from Sepias to Split Tones)
One of the most under-used adjustment layers has got to be the Gradient Map. For years, I’ve only used it for one thing—it makes a pretty mean black-and-white conversion in just one click (well, provided that your Foreground color is black and your Background color is white when you choose Gradient Map). Anyway, Adobe worked with photographer Steve Weinrebe to add 38 photo-toning and split-toning presets to the Gradient Map feature, making it an even better tool that nobody uses. I hope that changes today.


Fossil Butterfly In Resin
In this tutorial, I'll shw you how to make a fossil butterfly in resin. Create a new layer, use Gradient tool with color #823D29 and #E3DC8D and make a gradient background like this...


How to make colourful glowing neon text effect
Following this tutorial, you will learn how to draw different shapes, apply gradient, blend different shapes in the background, and more - all to create an abstract glowing background. So, let's start!


Create a cool Mac-like background
Everyone loves Mac and everyone loves background designs so today, I thought that I would combine the two and show you how to create a slick, Mac-like background design in Photoshop. This is an intermediate Photoshop tutorial in which you will be using the Gradient Tool, the Pen Tool and the Polygonal Lasso Tool.


Striped Website Background Bar
Websites backgrounds does not need to use a solid color or a gradient color for their backgrounds. You can place objects there that maybe interacts with your design or just creates a natural break in the site. In this tutorial, you will be shown how to create a simple gradient bar with a striped pattern ontop of it and see some examples of how this can work in a design.


Angel manipulation
Lets start with a new file in Photoshop. Choose a grey color for the background, and add a gradient (radial). Not much else for now. The choose your image and remove the background with the eraser tool, the pen tool or the polygonal lasso tool...


Gradient green background
Photoshop tutorial about creation of green background. In this tutorial you will learn how to create gradients, using burn tool, dodge tool and more


Create a gradient and diamond pattern
Create a gradient and diamond pattern in Photoshop. Let me show you how to create an interesting gradient background with diamond like pattern using Photoshop.


How to Increase the Quality of Large Spotlights
I am sure at some point you created a large light point or a gradient and noticed that the their quality diminishes along with reducing their opacity. Well, this quick tip will surely help you fix that quickly and easily. This issue is more often encountered in web design, since you need a light spot somewhere on your background to make the page look nice and have a focus point or use a large gradient on backgrounds.


Create Translucent Text with Stripes Gradient
From this tutorial you will learn the techniques to create simple but beautiful and effective Translucent Text in Adobe Photoshop. In the process of work we’ll be using Transparent Stripes Gradient and lots of Blending Options. We’ll also use Soft Round Brush and Motion Blur Filter to create the colorful Background.