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Designing a Template in a Creative Look

In this tutorial you’re going to make a header for the creative template series.. Previous tutorials:
Creative Template: Navigation
Creative Template: Background
Designing a Template in a Creative Look
Start off by making a good template-sized document. I’ll use 740 x 620, but we’ll only be using the top, unless you want to put in the navigation aswell.
Make a crooked selection at the top of the document like so:
Designing a Template in a Creative Look
On a new layer fill the selection with #903e28.
Designing a Template in a Creative Look
Apply the following layer styles to the layer:
1-Drop Shadow
2-Inner Shadow
3-Gradient Overlay
4-Pattern Overlay

Designing a Template in a Creative Look
Make a new layer and do some grunge brushing inside of the selection (If you deselected, you can reselect it by holding CTRL and clicking the layer thumbnail.)
Designing a Template in a Creative Look
Set the Layer Mode for the grunge brushing layer to Soft Light and lower the opacity to what you see is fit.
Designing a Template in a Creative Look

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  • Brilliant support and motivation for designers… Thanks for such a nice contribution

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