Lightning Effect

03:23 Vallabh Kulkarni 1 Comments

Lightning Effect Photoshop Tutorial

Tutorial for Lightning Effect

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Step 1: 
Create New File.
Paint The background with Black color.

Step 2:

Add your image/object on  at center .

Step 3:
Now Make a new layer by pressing Ctrl+Shft+N. Name the layer (layer1).

Take the Pen Tool and create a Path around the objectivr or image.
Note : Before selecting Pen Tool Select Brush tool and set the radius of normal brush to 9px and the color to white.

(Pen Tool)

Step 3:
Now right click on the image and select Stroke Path.

Select Brush for stroke as shown below.
Note : This will take 9px brush and white color as we set earlier..

Press ok.
You will get the white stroke around your path.

Step 4:
Now make Duplicate layer of this Layer1 by pressing Ctrl+j (copy of layer1) and hide this layer.
Now select Layer1 and Goto Blending Options ---> Gradient Overlay ---> Select rainbow colors(R,Y,G,SB,V,P,R) and click ok.

Step 5:

Now go to Filter ---> Gaussian blur 

Set the radius to "4 to 4.2". press OK. and make the hidden(Layer1 copy) layer visible.

Step 6:
Now select "Layer1 copy" layer.
Go to Blending Options ---> Outer Glow ---> set the Blend Mode to "Color Dodge".
Set Opacity to 50%.
Set size to 20px.

photoshop Lightning Effect

Step 7:
Now Merge bote Path layers (Layer1 + Layer1 copy).
select Eraser tool and erase the the area of path.


Step 8:
Now You can create one more path like this..
Note : Make New layer While Creating another path. so that it doesn't affect on old one..

Lightning Effect


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