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Retro Stars

Retro Stars

Create this very cool retro effect that can be used on groovy templates or just on oldskool layouts. Stars are the new wave! This effect was used in the admin-signatures of v8 of the forums…

Create Retro Stars that give that 80’s-effect!

  • Step 1 Search your shapes database of Photoshop for this funny star;

    Retro Stars

  • Step 2 Turn it a little bit to the left;

    Retro Stars

  • Step 3 We’re gonna use 3 colors;
    Choose your colors first;
    We are gonna use a light version, a normal version and a dark version of your color;

    Retro Stars

  • Step 4 Make sure the star is white and start using the Polygonal Lasso-Tool;
    Click on the point of one of the spikes of the star and drag it down HOLDING SHIFT!
    Make the selection finished like mine below, then fill it with the light color;

    Retro Stars

  • Step 5 Do the same with the other spike, but then use the normal color;

    Retro Stars

  • Step 6 Then again, but the light color;

    Retro Stars

  • Step 7 And the last one must fit perfectly, and it must be filled with the dark color;

    Retro Stars

  • Step 8 Do the same with a few other stars and you will have a nice image :)

    Retro Stars

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

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