Create A Gorgeous Light Effect Using Photoshop
We continue to train you so you will get a new Adobe Photoshop knowledge. Since I really like light effects, you probably noticed that we have a lot of tutorial just for lighting effects. And today, we would add to our collection one more very glamorous glamor light effect. In this tutorial you will learn how with the professional techniques you can create an amazing light effect using Photoshop.
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Final Image Preview
Open the file called “Roselyn Sanchez” and duplicate it. Contour image and apply a mask.
Create a new layer below the layer called “Background copy“.
Select the “Gradient Tool“, go to the “Radial Gradient” and select white as the center color and a light gray as the exterior color. Now fill the “Layer 1“.
Go to the Layer called “Background copy” and desaturate the image.
Now go to: Image / Adjustments / Levels ( cmd+L (MAC), ctrl+L (PC)), and set the values as in the image.
Create a new Layer above all. Choose the “Gradient Tool” / “Radial Gradient” and select the white as the central color and the transparent as the exterior color.
And create small ray of light as in the image.
Now create a new Layer, set the “Blending Mode” from Normal to Color and again with the “Gradient Tool” repeat the previous step, but select a dark pink as the central color and the transparent as the exterior color.
Create a new Layer and do the same thing done before, but using the cyan as the central color.
On a new Layer now, with the “Pen Tool” create a kind of lattice following the girl’s right arm.
Select the “Brush Tool” and choose a size not too big as in the image.
Now select white as foreground color. Go on the “Pen Tool“, click with right button of mouse and go to Stroke Path… / Brush and click OK.
Double click on this Layer and set the values as in the image
Open the file “Smoke“, select the interested part, copy and paste it into the previous file, (cmd+C, cmd+V (MAC), ctrl+C, ctrl+V (PC)), and set the “Blending Mode” from Normal to Screen.
Change the level by going to: Edit / Transform / Warp.
Bring the level below the Layer called “Background copy“. Apply a mask and with the brush cover the excess, while the “Burn Tool” to darken the external part of the smoke as in the image.
Repeat the process as shown in the figure.
Add a new Layer and bring it above the level of smoke.
Go to “Brush Tool” and set the values as in the image, then create the stars.
Now open the file “Fluid Wave” and import it into the previous file. Transform it by going to: Edit / Transform / Warp.
Change the “Blending Mode” fro Normal to Screen.
Repeat the process, select both Layers and marge them into one Group (cmd+G (MAC), ctrl+G (PC)).
Create a new Layer and change the “Blending Mode” from Normal to Color.
Now with the “Brush Tool” and with the light blue as foreground color, fill the level as in the image.
Go to Filter / Blur / Gaussian Blur and set the Radius to 20,2 px.
Now change the Opacity from 100% to 75 %.
Add a new Layer and paste it above all Layers below (cmd+alt+shift+E (MAC), ctrl+alt+shift+E (PC)).
Change the colors by going to: Image / Adjustments / Color Balance ( cmd+B (MAC), ctrl+B (PC)).
Set the values as in the image:
Now apply a mask and with the “Brush Tool” cover the parts shown.
Create a new document with the following values: Width 500 px, Height 500 px, Resolution 72 px/inch and the Background Contents White.
Add new Layer
With the “Pen Tool” draw a line as in the image
Go to “Brush Tool” and select the brush size.
Now select black as foreground color. Go back on the “Pen Tool“, click with right button of mouse and go to Stroke Path… / Brush and click OK.
Duplicate the level and flip it horizontally.
Now go to: Edit / Define Brush Preset… and press OK.
Return to the previous file, add a new Layer and select your personal brush.
Using white as the foreground color, create the shine as in the image.
The final result should be like this.
Final Result: A Gorgeous Light Effect
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