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How to Make a Pool Party Flyer Template in Photoshop

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What You'll Be Creating

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a pool party flyer template in Photoshop. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can create the effect, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time.

What You Will Learn in This Pool Party Flyer Template Tutorial

  • How to create guidelines for a flyer template
  • How to design a pool party flyer template in Photoshop
  • Tips on designing a Photoshop flyer template
  • Pool party flyer ideas

What You'll Need

To recreate the design above, you will need the following resources:

1. How to Start Creating a Flyer Template

First, create a new file. Go to File > New and set the Width to 4 in, Height to 6 in, and Resolution to 300 px/in.

creating new flyer template file

2. How to Create Guidelines for a Photoshop Template

Now we're going to create guidelines for our pool party flyer. Press Control-R on your keyboard to show the Rulers. Then, using the Move Tool (V), click and drag from the ruler to the canvas to create a new guide. Create four guides and position each 0.25 in away from the canvas.

creating flyer template guidelines

3. How to Create the Flyer Template Border

Step 1

In this section, we're going to create the flyer border. Choose the Rectangle Tool (U), click anywhere inside the canvas to create a new rectangle shape layer, and set the Width to 1050 px and Height to 1650 px. Then, set the Fill Solid Color to No Color, Stroke Solid Color to #000000, and center this layer both vertically and horizontally on the canvas. Name this layer Border_1.

creating flyer template border

Step 2

Now select the Background layer, choose the Rectangle Tool (U), click anywhere inside the canvas to create a new rectangle shape layer, and set the Width to 1200 px and Height to 1800 px. Then, set the Fill Solid Color to No Color, Stroke Solid Color to #000000, and center this layer both vertically and horizontally on the canvas. Name this layer Border_2.

creating flyer template border

4. How to Create the Background

Step 1

In this section, we are going to create the flyer background. Select the Background layer, go to File > Place Embedded, select the photo from the stock photo link, and click Place. Then, set the Angle to -90°, Width and Height to 58%, position the photo as shown below, and name this layer Photo.

placing stock photo

Step 2

Now go to Layer > New Fill Layer > Solid Color to create a new solid color fill layer, name it Photo Tint, and choose the color #00bfff.

creating new solid color fill layer

Step 3

Select the layer mask of the Photo Tint layer, choose the Brush Tool (B), pick a soft brush, and set the foreground color to #000000. Then, while the layer mask is selected, brush as shown below:

brushing into layer mask

Step 4

Now Control-click on the Border_1 layer thumbnail to make a selection of this layer. Press Control-Shift-I on your keyboard to inverse the selection. After that, go to Edit > Fill, and set the Contents to Foreground Color, Mode to Normal, and Opacity to 100%.

filling selection with foreground color

Step 5

In the Properties panel, set the Density of the layer mask to 40% and change the Opacity of this layer to 50%.

changing opacity

Step 6

Now go to Layer > New Fill Layer > Gradient Fill to create a new gradient fill layer, name it Light Source, and use the settings below:

creating new gradient fill layer
The left color stop has the color #66e6ff, and the right color stop has the color #ffffff.

Step 7

Position the gradient as shown below. Then, change the Opacity of this layer to 50%.

changing opacity

Step 8

Now choose the Rectangle Tool (U), select the Border_1 layer, and set the Stroke Solid Color to #ffffff. Then, select the Border_2 layer, and set the Stroke Solid Color to #ffffff.

changing stroke solid color

5. How to Create the Flyer Template Content

Step 1

In this section, we are going to create the flyer content. Select the Border_1 layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Metroline, font style to Script, size to 420 px, alignment to Left, and color to #ffffff. Then, in the Character panel, set the Leading to 250 px. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 599.55 px and Y: 613.29 px.

creating new text layer

Step 2

Right-click on this layer and choose Blending Options. Then, select and check the Drop Shadow style and use the settings below:

adding layer style
The color of the shadow is #337380.

Step 3

Now select the Border_1 layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Source Sans Pro, font style to SemiBold, font size to 75 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ffffff.

Then, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and in the Character panel, check the Superscript option for the specific letters shown below. After that, position this layer with the coordinates X: 599 px and Y: 1106.79 px.

creating new text layer

Step 4

Select the Border_1 layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Source Sans Pro, font style to SemiBold, font size to 35 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ffffff.

Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, and set the Leading to 19 px and Tracking to 200. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 604 px and Y: 1181.79 px.

creating new text layer

Step 5

Now select the Border_1 layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Source Sans Pro, font style to Regular, font size to 100 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ffffff.

Then, in the Character panel, set the Leading to 20 px. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 599.89 px and Y: 1028.35 px.

creating new text layer

Step 6

Press Control-J on your keyboard to duplicate this layer and drag it just above the Border_1 layer in the Layers panel.

duplicating layer

Step 7

Now select the Border_1 layer, choose the Rectangle Tool (U), click anywhere inside the canvas to create a new rectangle shape layer, and set the Width to 1050 px and Height to 162 px. Then, set the Fill Solid Color to #e57399 and Stroke Solid Color to No Color. After that, position this layer with the coordinates X: 600 px and Y: 1449 px.

creating new rectangle shape layer

Step 8

Go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur, and set the Angle to and Distance to 400 px.

adding motion blur filter

Step 9

Now Control-click on the Border_1 layer thumbnail to make a selection of this layer. Then, press Control-Shift-I on your keyboard to inverse the selection. After that, go to Layer > Layer Mask > Hide Selection to add a layer mask that hides the selected area of the layer.

adding layer mask

Step 10

Change the Opacity of this layer to 80% and name it Banner.

changing opacity

Step 11

Now choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T). Set the font to Source Sans Pro, font style to Bold Italic, font size to 50 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ffffff. Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option and set the Leading to 49 px and Tracking to 100. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 602.5 px and Y: 1452.15 px.

creating new text layer

Step 12

Select the Border_1 layer, choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Source Sans Pro, font style to Bold, font size to 30 px, alignment to Center, and color to #ffffff.

Then, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option and set the Leading to 35 px and Tracking to 200. After that, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 604 px and Y: 1667.28 px.

creating new text layer

Step 13

Now Right-click on this layer and choose Blending Options. Then, select and check the Drop Shadow style and use the settings below:

adding layer style
The color of the shadow is #337380.

Step 14

Select the Border_1 layer, choose the Rectangle Tool (U), click anywhere inside the canvas to create a new rectangle shape layer, and set the Width and Height to 160 px. Then, set the Fill Solid Color to #ffffff, Stroke Solid Color to No Color. After that, position this layer with the coordinates X: 145 px and Y: 145 px and name it Price Background.

creating new rectangle shape layer

Step 15

Now choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), and set the font to Source Sans Pro, font style to SemiBold, font size to 75 px, alignment to Center, and color to #e57399. Then, click anywhere inside the canvas, type the text below, and position this layer with the coordinates X: 145 px and Y: 135.27 px.

creating new text layer

Step 16

Choose the Horizontal Type Tool (T), click on the text of the current text layer to edit it, and start a new line. Then, set the font to Source Sans Pro, font style to SemiBold, font size to 25 px, alignment to Center, and color to #e57399. After that, in the Character panel, check the All Caps option, set the Leading to 35 px, and type the text below.

editing text layer

You Made It!

Congratulations, you have succeeded! You've learned how to make a pool party flyer. Here is our final result:

final result

5 Pool Party Flyer Templates

Want to see more pool party flyer template Photoshop designs? Check out this list of pool party flyer ideas from Envato Elements. Enjoy these incredible pool party flyer maker templates, from pool party templates to summer templates and more!

Summer Pool Party Flyer (PSD)

summer pool party flyer

This pool party template is great for promoting your summer businesses and events. The flyer has well-organized layers, so you can make any changes, and it's print-ready!

Summer Pool Party Flyer (AI, PSD)

summer pool party flyer

Spread the word about your summer parties and events with this flyer template. There are both AI and PSD files included, and the design is 100% vector!

Summer Pool Party Flyer (PSD)

summer pool party flyer

If you need a pool party template with well-organized layers that's 100% vector, fully editable, and print-ready, this flyer template may be the perfect choice!

Pool Party Flyer (PSD)

pool party flyer

With this flyer template, you get a print-ready design with bleeds. The layers are well organized, the text is editable, and you can easily change the colors!

Pool Party Flyer (PSD)

pool party flyer

This vibrant, summer pool party flyer template is a cool choice for promoting beach summer parties or pool parties, as well as beach bars, clubs, festivals, or just about any summer events!

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