Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Energy Blast Tutorial

Learn how to make a neat looking "blasted" effect in this photoshop tutorial.

Step 1:
Start out with a new 250x250 image. Choose a white background. Then press D on your keyboard to reset the colors.

Step 2:
Go to filter > render > clouds
Step 3:
Now go to Filter > Pixelate > Mezzotint. Select long lines from the drop down menu.
Step 4:
Next go to Filter > Blur > Radial Blur. Choose 100, zoom, and best.
Step 5:
Finally, to add some color, go to Image > Adjust > Hue/Saturation. You can do this quickly by pressing Ctrl+U. You can adjust the colors there. Make sure you check "colorize".