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I see amorphous color field like wallpapers all the time, how do people make them?

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Just one example: Create Abstract Backgrounds in Illustrator | Vectips, that's Illustrator though — similar tutorials surely exist for Photoshop. Have you looked online? – slhck Jun 11 '12 at 20:48

To make general amorphous structures I like to use the Render Clouds functionality of Photoshop:

See Here

On top of those "clouds" you can add color and gradients and create all kinds of abstract backgrounds.

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