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Create a Spotlight

Create a Spotlight

A very easy tutorial on how to create those well-known lights you see in the disco. Learn how to make these spotlights and create your own party ;)

Learn how to create the infamous disco-lights!

  • Step 1 Open a new document with a predesigned spotlight or draw one yourself like I did;

    Create a Spotlight

  • Step 2 With the pen-tool, draw a shape like the light I drew in the image below;

    Create a Spotlight

  • Step 3 Rightclick and select “Make Selection”;

    Create a Spotlight

  • Step 4 Grab the Gradient-Tool and select a gradient from white to transparent;

    Create a Spotlight

  • Step 5 Duplicate the layer and go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur of 3 or 4 pixels;

    Create a Spotlight

  • Step 6 Lower the opacity of the blurred layer to 66% and the opacity of the orginal to 33%;

    Create a Spotlight

  • Step 7 And then you are done and you can use your knowledge for the benefit of creating a spotlight!

    Create a Spotlight

    Create a Spotlight

Author        :  MICK MOOLHUIJSEN 
HomePage : 
http://www.mickm.com 

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