Decorate Your Own Hello Kitty Car in Photoshop by Johnson on 04-09-2008
Preparations: We will need 3 images here, a car, a Hello Kitty logo and its face. You can download the Hello Kitty images here. All rights of these resources belong to their respective owners.
Decorate Your Own Hello Kitty Car
in Photoshop by Johnson on 04-09-2008
We will need 3 images here, a
car, a Hello Kitty logo and its
You can download the Hello
Kitty images here.
All rights of these resources
belong to their respective owners.
Step 1 - Setting Up
Create a document of size 750 by
Set your foreground color to
#FF84C3 and background to
Fill the background layer with a
linear gradient top-down.
Step 2 - Forming the Floor:
Create a new layer above the
Pick the Rectangle Marquee tool
and make a selection on the lower
half of the document.
Fill the selection with a linear
Step 3 - Extracting the Car:
Crop out your car from its
background using the Pen tool.
Click here to understand more
Using the Move tool, place your
car at the center of the document
as shown in the diagram.
Step 4 - Adjusting Colors:
While you are on the car layer, go
to Image > Adjustments >
Hue/Saturation. Set the Hue to -
55, Saturation to 30, Lightness to
Go to Image > Adjustments >
Levels. Set the values to
Step 5 - Defining Pattern:
Open up the Hello Kitty PSD file
you downloaded earlier. Hide all
other layers except for the face
and do a rectangle selection
around it. Go to Edit > Define
Back to your document and create
a new layer above the car. Fill
that layer with the Hello Kitty
pattern. Go to Image >
Adjustments > Invert to turn the
Step 6 - Wrap Pattern on
Duplicate the Hello Kitty pattern
and hide one of the two layers.
While on the visible pattern layer,
go to Edit > Transform > Warp.
Wrap the pattern to the car front
by shifting the square corners.
Adjust the positions of the points
like shown in the diagram.
Step 7 - Wrap Pattern on Side:
Unhide the other pattern layer and
repeat similar technique used in
Step 6 for the side of car.
Merge both pattern layers. Use
Soft Eraser tool of size 150px and
opacity 50%, fade its border to
blend into the car. Concentrate
more on those area that seem
Step 8 - Adding Hello Kitty
Erase to reveal the engine cover.
Drag Hello Kitty logo into the
document above all layers. Go to
Edit > Transform > Distort the
logo like seen in the diagram.
Use Soft Eraser tool of 100px and
opacity 50%, fade off the left side
of the logo.
Step 9 - Adding the Shadow:
Create a new layer below the car.
Use Soft Brush tool with color
#000000 and opacity 80%, paint
in the shadows.
Step 10 - Adding the Glow:
Duplicate the car layer.
Select the duplicated layer and go
to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur.
Set the radius to 5px.
Set the Blending Mode of this
layer to Screen and opacity 50%.
You can increase the opacity if
you wish the car to look even
You can further add a nice
background and some glitters to
Click here to view the final