Open the file named text.psd. Set white as your background colour in the Fill box and hit Cmd/Ctrl + Shift + Delete to change the colour to white. Then drag it onto your canvas, set the blend mode to Screen and opacity to 40 per cent. Place the image above the surfer, then make a copy, scale it down and place it to the left of the surfer. Make another copy and change the colour to green. Set this copy’s blend mode as Normal and change the opacity to 10 per cent.
Finally, open the file circles.psd. Set white as your background colour in the fill box and click Cmd/Ctrl + Shift + Delete to change colour to white. Then drag it onto your canvas, set the blend mode to Screen and the opacity to 40 per cent. Place it above the surfer, then make a copy, and scale down and place a few more. Now you’re done!
Who: Robert Carissimo is a freelance graphic artist from New Jersey. A graduate of Keene State College in New Hampshire, he works in print, Web and apparel. Rob is currently working on a clothing line called Strain Clothing and is designing its graphic tees, hats and hoodies. Some of his other clients include Fox Racing, Blatant Pictures, Radical Comics and Obvious Clothing.
Software: Adobe Photoshop
Time to complete: 2.5 to 3 hours
Download: All files for this tutorial can be downloaded here.