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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Use a Gradient Map Filter for an Awesome Sunset
A Gradient Map filter maps the colors of a gradient fill that you specify. It sounds complicated, but youll see that its pretty easy.

How to create a chocolate text effect
Here’s how to use layer styles and gradients to make text appear like real chocolate! Create a new document and grab the Gradient tool (G). Create a brown background using a linear gradient. Then grab the Type tool (T) and choose a dark brown colour and type your text.

How to Create a Colorful Retro Text Effect
In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to create a colorful retro text effect in Photoshop by applying some simple layer styles. Create a new 1024 x 768px document, and set #212121 as the Foreground color and #000000 as the Background color. Then, grab the Gradient Tool, choose Radial Gradient from the Options Bar, and click and drag from the center of the document to one of the corners.

Trendwhore designs
The making of a trendwhore image in PS. The background layer is just a gradient...

Gradient Blend
Learn how to create beautiful and simple fades or blends between two images with the Photoshop CS gradient tool and the layer mask in this tutorial.