Water drops on a spider web
color of your liking.
here and there.
some Gaussian Blur (in Filter menu – Blur) and add a little noise (Filter menu –
Noise – Add noise).
brush, and draw the web. This is how it looks at 100% zoom…
this layer, then go to Layer menu – layer style – blending options, and add some
shadow (size = 1px, mode = overlay, opacity = 40-50%)
by one is not very efficient. Instead, we will use the power of Photoshop brush
settings! Create new layer, then open Brushes palette window (from Window menu).
Click brush tip shape. set Diameter to 13px (or adjust it accroding to your
image size). Set spacing to about 200%.
checked. Set Size Jitter to about 75%, and minimum diameter to about 50%.
nice “water drops” in a single stroke!
water, use the power of Layer Style! Open Layer Style, set layer blend mode to
Multiply (dots are white, this will make them invisible) and add the following:
– Drop shadow (multiply, 50%, 1-2px) – Inner shadow (angle = -90!, white color,
Overlay, 2px) – Inner Glow (Overlay, 1px, 50%) – Bevel and Emboss (highlight
mode = screen 40%, shadow mode = white, overlay, 50%, size=3px, soften=6px) –
Satin (color = black, Overlay, opacity = 20%, distance = 8px, size = 2px). Much
drops. This is not very beautiful. Right-click on “thumbnail” icon representing
drops layer in Layers palette, context menu will open, click “Select Pixels”.
light from above) to each waterdrop, but it cannot be done with layer effects. I
also do not want to use brush to put every dot manually. Instead, Select Pixels
of water drops layer again. Then go to Select menu – Modify – Contract
selection 4 px down.
again, then move to the right, delete again.
Author: Vlad Gerasimov