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Angelfish Illustration

In this illustration I’m going to show you how to create objects using multiply layers and gradients.

Start as usual ? by creating a new document (1024×768) and a new separate layer (ctrl+alt+n).

angelfish illustration

Now use a gradient 2x times with further options:

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angelfish illustration

X1 result:

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X2 result:

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Make a copy of the gradient layer and use some filters on it.
I?ve used Color Halftone filter with a little bit of Gaussian blur filter.

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angelfish illustration

On layer set Fill/Opacity and mode:

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We got this:

angelfish illustration 

I’ve used a little color correction changing the color gamma of my image. I like it red.

So just create a new adjustment layer ? CHANNEL MIXER.

And here are my channel mixer options:

angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration

Now I want to use another gradient on the image ? use this one 2 times as well.

angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration 

Now let’s paint a little (so create a new layer and begin) with basic brush.

angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration



angelfish illustration

Make a selection using color range + use further command and copy the selection to separate layer.

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angelfish illustration 

I will use my alien skin software plug in.

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angelfish illustration

Erase a little bit near the eye using LOW FLOW (2-5%) Eraser.

angelfish illustration

Text settings:

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angelfish illustration

Now write some text line and we are done here ? ENJOY.

angelfish illustration 

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