How to Make Electric Effect by Photoshop
Last months I designed this poster for Thailand Othello Championship 2009 by Adobe Photoshop
Many peoples loved it. You may wonder how did I do this electric effect on this poster.
This tutorial will show you how to do...
Step 1: Create New file (Any dimension)in Adobe Photoshop and Press 'D' to reset the colors of foreground and background to default. (Black and White)
Step 2: Choose=> Filter and Then Render=>Clouds
You should get the results like this picture below:
Step 3: Now Click on=> Filter and Then Render=>Difference Clouds
Step 4: Press CTRL+I to invert the color
Step 5: Press CTRL+L and move the middle arrow to the right.
Step 6: Adjust the color by press CTRL+U (Don't forget to tick on Colorize), You can change to your prefer colors. (for this example, I change to Blue.)
Step 7: After you have satisfy the color of your electric effect, then Save to PSD format.
For now, You are finish creating electric effect.
Step 8: And When You wanna use it...
- Open your electric file.
- Delete Black color from your electric effect(For doing this choose=>Select=>Color Range...=>Click on Black color and Press Delete button)
- At your electric layer's Blending Mode: Choose Screen
- Drag and Drop it to the picture which you wanna put this effect on.
- Adjust it until you satisfy with the result
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