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Practice Gradient Tool with different color gradations

The idea of this tutorial is to practice Gradient Tool with

different color gradations.


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This is why go create a document first:


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Select the very standard PS gradient – it’s this one.


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Draw and slide the gradient from side to side first:


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Change the mode from normal to difference: oh it changes the

colors: good combination


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Create a new layer:


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Select the light blue color and foreground Color to transparency

gradient. Blending more is set to Linear Light:


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Slide the gradient from lower right corner to upper right: It

gives more blue:


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Give it a little bit more:


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Now select another color: let’s say yellow. When you are changing

your foreground color the gradient color changes automatically.


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Slide it from up and down.


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Zoom in:


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Now I’ve found this very good plug-in for Photoshop that is called

Filter Forge – you can download trial version somewhere in the

internet – just type the words in Google:
So one of the advantages o this plug- in that is has a very

powerful Distortion and so called Creative generators.
So here we are: in creative section


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Here are multiple settings available:


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Here is the effect – as you can see the picture is covered with

blight dots: I really like it:

Now the next step will be masking and a little bit of color

adjustments: so this is my mask selection done using (Q) Quick

mask and black to white gradient ( to define the areas of the

selection).


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Create a copy of the layer tight now:


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Apply zigzag filler that can be found in Filters>Distortion>Zigzag


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Hide the part of the effect by masking the upper layer:


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Now it is Type part I will use only one fond witness how basic

font (with only size change can make things better:


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Overall result:


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And here we have it – hope you enjoyed doing this like I did.

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