In this section we will introduce you how to create the transparent mosaic background in Photoshop. This is a mysterious mosaic pattern background. This is a so-called abstract. Photoshop is ideal for creating abstract backgrounds.
The technique is very easy. This is complete by easy steps Gradient > Filter Pressing > Edge Highlight
First, create circle gradient.
Select [Layer > New Fill Layer > Gradient] and apply the setting above. Do not click OK.
Click [Gradient] and open the gradient editor. Apply the setting above.
We used the blue gradient in the example.
Rasterize the fill for the next task.
Click [Layer > Rasterize > Fill].
Next, select [Filter > Technique > Extrude].
Apply the setting above in the dialog box.
The mosaic background is completed in a blink!
This was easy, wasn’t it? Lastly we adjust the edge part of the image.
Select [Filter > Brush Stroke > Edge Highlight].
Apply the setting above in [Highlight Edge] screen. Add brightness and smoothness to the edge.
[Edge Highlight] is applied and the edge part of the mosaic turned smooth!
Now the transparent mosaic background is completed.
This was easy, wasn’t it? The key factor in this tutorial is [Extrude] and [Edge Highlight].
There are different filters in Photoshop. Explore more. You can create new designs by combining different filters.