How to make this?

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  1. einsteinbqat macrumors regular

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    How do you make this (Photoshop or other)? Thanks.
     

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  2. Jessica Lares macrumors G3

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    You'd do the squares first, probably with a shape tool (square + a small radius), and then mask it on top of the gradient.
     
  3. richwoodrocket macrumors 68020

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    Very carefully. I'm sure someone spent a lot of time on that.
     
  4. Imaginator macrumors regular

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    If you don't know, you can't do it. It's not that hard. All gradients and formed shapes.
     
  5. thejadedmonkey macrumors 604

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    I'd guess a background, a mask for the squares, and then some sort of selective light mode blending to make the squares smaller and disappear in the wave like patterns.
     
  6. einsteinbqat thread starter macrumors regular

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    If you don’t know, you try and learn to do it.
     
  7. chown33 macrumors 604

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    What have you tried?
     
  8. Kissaragi macrumors 68020

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    An airbrush, stencils and lots of skill and time. You did say other too.
     
  9. chown33 macrumors 604

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    Or sheets of colored vinyl, a straightedge, and an xacto knife.
     
  10. Crichton333 macrumors 6502

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    Saw this pic already today and was just thinking how awesome it looks, and then found this thread :)
     
  11. Arran, May 31, 2014
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    Looks like an underlying halftone effect. I used to achieve it using a special photographic film. It was the first step in preparing photos for screen printing.

    The old film process yielded rounded dots, but this one looks digital. Photoshop?
     

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  12. CrickettGrrrl macrumors 6502a

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    If you have Pixelmator you can make it in 9 easy steps by following this tutorial by Pixelmator Templates: Tip #25 -How to Recreate the Awesome WWDC14 Poster.
     
  13. einsteinbqat thread starter macrumors regular

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    I did it manually, but it takes so much time! So I wondered if there was a way to speed it up.

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    That’s pretty much what I did.
     
  14. citizenzen macrumors 65816

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    Photoshop. At least for concept. I'd probably end up re-drawing in Illustrator for scalability.

    1. white logo on mid gray background

    2. blur

    3. convert to halftone

    4. crop and apply gradient.


    Here's my quick rough approximation.
     

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  15. Arran macrumors 68040

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    Awesome. I used to love the old film process: 20 mins in the darkroom and all those beautiful halftone dots appeared automatically. It was magic.

    How long did photoshop take you? 30 seconds :D
     
  16. einsteinbqat thread starter macrumors regular

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    Cool!
     

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