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Summer orb.

In this tutorial im going to teach you how to make an orb in adobe photoshop. Heres my final result:


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Step 1. Make a new document 200x200 pixels big and set the background colour to #CCCCCC.

Step 2. Make a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) then select the elliptical marquee tool and make a circle that fits well on the document.


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Step 3. Fill the selected area black and then unselect it. Go to blending options and use the following properties:


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Step 4. Now select a smaller shield inside the current one like this:


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Step 5. Select the gradient tool and make a new layer. with the color picker select one colour you like and the other as white, i chose #7ec6ff... a light blue colur. Drage the gradient from top to bottom.

Step 6. On the gradient layer, apply these bledning options:


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Step 7. Go back onto blending options and click on gradient overlay. With your colours slected pull your primary colour three quarters of the way up the line like this:


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Step 8. Make another new layer, right click on thumbnail of the gradient layer and select 'Select layer transparency'. Go edit>fill>pattern and select a pattern of your choice, to make your own patterns follow the tutorial on the Photoshop tutorials section of this site. Set the pattern to softlight and then unselect.


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Heres my result so far:


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Step 9. Make a new layer. Then select the original shield layer and fill it with the same pattern and set the opacity to 50% and the fill to 20%.

Step 10. Add your text and set it to softlight with a small drip shadow or outer glow and your finished! My result:


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Please dont hesitate to ask questions... I'll also make a couple of these on request.. just pm me ;).
Nevram
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Posted on Monday 28th May 2007 at 06:59 PM
DanielXP
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Posted on Tuesday 22nd May 2007 at 07:12 PM
ShadowMage
ShadowMage
Looks good i'll try it out