Circular contour random colors in Photoshop tutorial, how to create

How to create a circular contour random color fill in Photoshop CC 2017 2015 etc tutorial

Circular contour setup

random fill circular contour photoshopThe first thing to do is to set up a circle shape that fills most of the document. The quickest way to create the contour is to use the actions panel but you can always do the duplication and scaling manually. Display the actions panel via the windows menu You can also find many circle related items such as circle custom shapes for Photoshop and elements as well as selection of raster circle brushes for Photoshop, psp etc


Circle and contour

random color fill circular contour photoshop1) Create first circle by selecting the ellipse tool in the Photoshop toolbar


2) setting to shape layer option


3) Create circle by holding down the shift and fill the entire document with the circle


Circular contours and Photoshop actions

random color fill circular contour actions photoshopNow you have the initial layer,

1) Go to the actions panel


2) Click the create the new action at the bottom


3) Give it a name


4) Go to the layer menu


5) Duplicate layer


6) edit


7) transform


8) scale


9) Set to 95% or 90% etc depending how many circles you want in the contour


10) End the recording


Circle and contours and actions

circular contour photoshop random fillNow you have the action, click the action repeatedly to create as many circles as you want 90% 85% etc of the size of the previous.


Circular contours and random color fill

Now you have the circle layers in the layer panel


1) Click on the layer you want to change the color


2) Select the ellipse tool


3) Go to the properties panel


4) Click the fill button and change the color in the shape details section of properties


color contour circular photoshop random fill 5) Go to the next shape and so on and change the color to a new color


You may wish to select all the circular shapes and then use the align feature to align them to a single center


Effects etc added to the circular contour artwork

random color fill circular contour photoshopYou can always select the Photoshop artwork layers and then go to the layers menu and smart objects and convert the artwork to a smart object


As a smart object, you can then add in adjustments and smart filters to change the color as well as add effects such as Analog Efex Pro 2 etc.


You can also just flatten the layers or perhaps re-position the individual layers to create a zoom design or perhaps duplicate the smart object and create a sea of colorful contours


Other tutorials

You can find many other tutorials on the site such as how to create a colorful triangle themed pattern in Photoshop and tools such as the Photoshop generator in how to create asset files using the Photoshop Adobe Generator for PNG and SVG and other file exports tutorial