How to make a planet in Adobe Photoshop

 
How to make a planet - Effects
This task we'll see how is it possible to picture a background with stars and planets.

Opne new file: File ? New (ctrl+n)

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Paint the background in black, using Paint Bucket Tool and then picture on it the stars, on your wish, using a ready brush that is possible to download on this address: http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/30000107/ ?qo=20&q=by%3Aanarasha&qh=sort%3Atime+-in%3Ascraps

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Draw on a new layer (Layer ? New ? Layer (shift+ctrl+n)), a circle of any color that you wish, applying the Ellipse Tool. To have a regular circle, click on shift button and hold it on.

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Then insert on the new layer the texture that will compose the planet's surface.

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Group this layer with that one containing the circle, applying Layer ? Create Clipping Mask (ctrl+g)

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Add several fire colors, using Image ? Adjustments ? Color Balance (ctrl+b)

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Mark out the circle now on the lowest layer with Magic Wand Tool. Get back to the texture's layer and merge down both of them: Layer ? Merge Down (ctrl+e). Apply now Filter ? Distort ? Spherize

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Erase the marked places now and copy the planet's layer: Layer ? Duplicate Layer. Place the copy lower than the planet's layer, just clicking on it and keeping the button pressed, move it on the necessary place. Blur the layer, applying Filter ? Blur ? Gaussian Blur.

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Combine those two layers, applying also Filter ? Render ? Lens Flare.

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Having the Brush Tool, draw the planet's shadow on a new layer.

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Blur it out: Filter ? Blur ? Gaussian Blur

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs

Apply to the background's layer Filter ? Render ? Lens Flare, in a way that the highlight could be seen behind the planet.

How to make a planet effects in adobe photoshop cs 

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Finished!

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15 Responses to "How to make a planet in Adobe Photoshop"

 
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said this on 23 Feb 2008 9:04:30 PM MDT
Rock on

 
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said this on 13 Apr 2008 11:55:59 PM MDT
wow

 
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said this on 08 May 2008 12:09:54 PM MDT
good effects]

 
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said this on 21 May 2008 2:13:20 PM MDT
very nice and easy... like it

 
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said this on 26 May 2008 11:09:22 AM MDT
something I've done to make the planet look a little better is to spherize it twice, which ends up making it look a little more rounded. still, GREAT tutorial, thanks so much. :D

 
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said this on 06 Jun 2008 8:33:34 PM MDT
Every time i make a new layer it says i have to ratitzie it or something so i can add any color or texture to it and then it messes with my other layers. How do i fix this or make it so it dosent have to ratitzize it or w/e

 
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said this on 10 Dec 2008 9:39:15 AM MDT
This rocks! I love this stuff and can't wait to try it when get home. Gracias, Amigo! Keep up the great tutorials!

 
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said this on 19 Dec 2008 9:01:25 AM MDT
fine

 
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said this on 09 Jan 2009 11:08:10 PM MDT
this is very cool!thankies!

 
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said this on 28 Mar 2009 7:07:42 AM MDT
poor

 
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said this on 01 May 2009 10:33:14 AM MDT
Link for brush leads to a 404, but this is a great tutorial! I'm very pleased and satisfied by my results. Keep it up.

 
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said this on 19 Mar 2010 10:26:22 PM MDT
fantastic tuts you created here.. it catches my eyes... thanks :-)

 
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said this on 26 Mar 2010 9:53:22 PM MDT
its astraniphiny as a new concept to prulide with astrontinis

 
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said this on 09 Jul 2010 11:51:24 AM MDT
These is a brilliant tutorials. Thanks for gathering them together.

 
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said this on 27 Jul 2010 6:34:04 AM MDT
Look at my result: http://img252.imageshack.us/img252/674/theplanet.png It was goodiest if i was maked it, smaller...




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