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February 24, 2008
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Geek by DerekProspero Geek by DerekProspero
This is my most complicated Photoshop piece to date, with over 7,700 layers and a total file size of 2.2GB.

I've been receiving a lot of questions about how I manage 7000+ layers, so here's a bit of background: 7700 is the total number of layers if you add them all up from the many documents that comprise the final piece. The way I approached it is by creating the pieces individually and saving them into separate canvas groups, then importing each component as flattened graphics into the final canvas. By doing this I was able to keep the master file down to about 800 layers. If I had kept all the layers intact for each itty bitty component, I would have had to manage the 7700 layers in one canvas, which would probably have melted my computer.

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Given 2008-02-26
Photoshop Geek by ~derekprospero is a brilliant wallpaper. The sheer quality and hard work which ~derekprospero has put into the creation of this stunning artwork reflects in the quality, and high detailing with a beautiful typo and lovely lighting! ( Suggested by krishnachandranu and Featured by archanN )
ZIDO15 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014   General Artist
A stylish side of a geek :D
Very nice image!
NukeRage107 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
can't download it..........:(
MARSHOOD Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
ii really like this style

to bad designs like this dont get much attention
the0ckid82 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Any Chance you could post the other 2 colors as they are no longer on your site?
subtleandsubversive Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
yain09 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2012
So good! :D
What font did you use for "geek"?
04jh1911 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Student General Artist
looovley x
nimble-apprentice Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2012  Professional Filmographer
I love this master piece...i have this as my wallpaper from quite a long time..
when i first saw this i was like "What a great work"!!
and nw i knew 7,700 layers.... Wow!

Will it be rude if i create all this myself with some other word...
tachaeon Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012
I really dig this! May I have your permission in using this for a non for profit website?
anujagarwal31 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Can anyone help me on how do i use text CSE in place of GEEK...
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