Brushes for Photoshop CC

Featured Brushset

Photoshop Glow Effect – Tutorial

time cs5 brushes22nd June, 2009 - cs5 brushes comments18 comments »
 

Hey there!

Some of you asked me whether I could create a tutorial for that artwork.
Well, ok! Here it comes..

Step 1: Getting the stuff you need

To create the artwork you will need the following resources:

  • Brushset No.14
  • Nightsky Brushes – I couldnt find the author’s name. Please tell me if it’s yours, I will credit it.
  • (3D program like Cinema 4D – If you want to use 3D text-objects)

Step 2: Let’s start


Create a new file (I took 800×600) and fill it black.

Step 3:


Take the gradient tool and draw a vertical line (colors: black and darkgrey). Black at the top, darkgrey at the bottom.

Step 4:


Create a new layer, foreground color: #3a3a3a, background color: #dedede and use render -> clouds. Then set the layer on ‘overlay’.

Step 5:


Insert your object you want to give the burn effect. I took a 3D text object, which I’ve created with Cinema 4D.

Step 6:


Now create a new layer, take the last brush of the Brushset No.14 (brush size: ~700px) and click into the picture (foreground color has to be white!). Now transform the brush until you get a result like I got.

Step 7:


Use the eraser (soft pencilbrush) and erase some parts of the brush. Your result should look like this.

Step 8:


Create a new layer below the object-layer. Take the nightsky brush (called sampled brush #12) and create a starry background.

Step 9:


Duplicate the star-layer and use gaussian-blur (~10px).


Step 10:


Create a new layer (at the top again). Take the same brush (brush-size: ~100px) and form it like it is shown in the picture.

Step 11:


Duplicate the layer and form a crescent. Use Crtl+E to merge the layers. (Don’t worry, the other layers are just hidden.)

Step 12:


Place the crescent on the tip of your object and create a new layer. Then use the a pencilbrush (~40px) and draw another crescent above the other one (see picture).

Step 13:


Use gaussain-blur (~9px)

Step 14:


Duplicate the drawn-crescent and paint it orange (Crtl+U ; Color: 16 ; Saturation: 100 ; Brightness: -50).

Step 15:


Set the layer on ‘color dogde’.

Step 16:


Duplicate the layer and use gaussain-blur (~20px) and set the oppacity of the layer to ~90%.

Step 17:


To add some more color duplicate the brush-layer (first brush) and paint it yellow (Crtl+U ; Color: 45 ; Saturation: 100 ; Brightness: -40). Move the layer 3px to the right and to the bottom. Then erase the marked areas with the eraser (soft pencil, ~100px).

Step 18:


Create a new layer below the object-layer and take the pencilbrush (~120px). Choose an orange color and draw a bold line. Then choose a blue color and draw a line below the orange one (Attention: Both lines are in the same layer!).

Step 19:


Set the layer on ‘overlay’.

Step 20:


Create a new layer (at the top again), fill it black and set it on ‘color dogde’ (It should look like nothing has happened). Take a soft pencilbrush (~80px) and click on the marked areas (foreground color has to be white!). Set the layer’s oppacity to ~80%.

Step 21:


Final result

18 thoughts on “Photoshop Glow Effect – Tutorial

  1. David says:

    Great Tutorial, i go to make the tuto with my text and i publish my final result en my webpage.

    Thanks

  2. Lenkrad says:

    Hey r0man.de das is doch eigentlich fast das gleiche wie der effekt von abduzeedo oder?!

  3. Jakob says:

    step 14 doesnt work for me..:S, i tried the CTRL+U thing but the color wont be there, any1 know why?

  4. John W says:

    Nice tutorial, simple to follow, great results, and easy to adapt to your own design.

    @ Jakob – Make your you check the box –> []Colourize

  5. Narges says:

    Thanks , your tutorials are very useful.

  6. Brilliant tutorial. Photoshop is a goldmine of productivity if you can use it properly!

    Well worth a re-tweet

  7. Cody says:

    Great Tutorial and effect, only problem is that I can’t DL Nightsky Brushes because the website that’s hosting the file removed it due to Copyright Infringement, is there anyway that you could email me the files?

  8. sarmeet says:

    O_O wow lol
    today i feel i know photoshop lol

  9. Rafael says:

    1.Very Beautifull Digital Art;
    2.Very Good Tutorial;
    3.hemply.deviantart.com;

  10. Verena says:

    The nightsky brush seems to belong to her: http://crashdowngrrl.deviantart.com/?offset=10

  11. Great useful tutorial. Your post is very much helpful for the designer. Very easy to follow step by step. I like your post very much. Thanks a lot for sharing !!

  12. ifhamkhan says:

    Very nice tutorial mate, actually if you show how you make the 3d object would be good, anyway great tutorial

    • Ruslan Julbarissow says:

      Thanks dude. I was thinking about it but that would be pretty complicated und unstructured (2 different tools, many text) 🙁

      The mainpoint is the glowing you can give every object you want.

    • r0mande says:

       @ifhamkhan Thanks dude. I was thinking about it but that would be pretty complicated und unstructured (2 different tools, many text) 🙁 The mainpoint is the glowing you can give every object you want.

  13. 30 years ago with “Hermes” Chinese, English, brand name “Hermes”, a registered non-Chinese brand.Thirty years later, when you can see the “<a href=”http://www.christianlouboutinuk-store.com/cheap-louboutin-ankle-boots-c-1.html”><strong>Cheap Louboutin Ankle Boots</strong></a>Hermes” is a record of the clothing, the judge called for the cancellation of a rejection of “Hermes” trademark is a brand known for its own in China, based on that.He was sentenced in court.The court upheld the judge’s decision “Hermes” in the clothes of the future will be the “Hermes” in<a href=”http://www.christianlouboutinuk-store.com/cheap-louboutin-bianca-pumps-c-2.html”><strong>Cheap Louboutin Bianca Pumps</strong></a> 1977 “Hermes” and graphics Bian Xiang office of trademarks in China to apply for registration as it has been approved to be.been registered in the country.It is assumed that the trademark brand in the mainland of England does not have a registered trademark of China, Dec. 25, 1995 as a clothing company known for the registration of the trademark “Hermes” and the Office of Trademarks of clothing and other offices, trademarks andAfter the initial examination and approval and publication, the “Hermes” brand appeal Elmes,

  14. arthas says:

    this is good…!! 😀
     
    i never knew that the abstract brushes are this kind of useful materials for Photoshop users…!! :Dbtw, your face emos  are really awesome…!! 😉

  15. photoeditor13 says:

    A quite good effect I found here, but I have an opinion for you that if you fall a little light effect on the text then it could be more attractive. Anyway this is wonderful work and please keep sharing with us it’s helpful. Thanks. – ( Here I am http://phototrims.com )

  16. zhy65199 says:

    Note the use Watch Non professionals do not open the back cover to http://www.itsnotbiopace.co.uk prevent damage. Two, between ten p.m. to two 1m. when the transfer is prohibited. Three, watch After school must handle head back in the end.Four, adjust the length: watchband slightly adjust the movable pin position adjustment need to disassemble the watch strap with grain. This means that only in general Through the quartz watch and http://www.channel-ferries.co.uk the mechanical watch, does not include the special movement the watch. Medium and high grade watches every two years or so should be to do the appropriate maintenance, replacement waterproof components, detection of http://www.expowatches.co.uk travel time performance And movement power, cleaning and maintenance movement, as well as the clean appearance, etc., so that you can prevent your love table will not be retired early. Place the best place to place the watch desiccant,But avoid using mothballs, pest control agent and other chemicals.

Leave a Reply to David Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.