Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays Effects

 
Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays Effects
This task we'll learn how to picture fluffy clouds and sun's rays.

Open a new file: File -> New (ctrl+n). Paint it, using the Gradient Tool.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Choose now the Brush Tool and create the future cloud's shape on a new layer. To create a new layer, just click on the rapid button on the Layers window.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Add now more colors and volume to the clouds, changing a little the brush's size.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Copy the clouds' layer with next combination: Layer -> Duplicate Layer. Apply also Filter -> Blur -> Gaussian Blur.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Merge now the first layer with the previous one: Layer -> Merge Down (ctrl+e), applying after that Filter -> Blur -> Radial Blur.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Start to colorize, setting preliminary in the brush's adjustments
  
Hardness on 0%.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Choose now Smudge Tool

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Create the effect of having fluffy clouds with the blurred circular moving.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Make the clouds' layer a little lighter, using Image -> Adjustments -> Curves (ctrl+m).

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Give to the background's layer more brightness: Image -> Adjustments -> Brightness/Contrast.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Using the Dodge Tool, picture the sun's rays now.

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs

Our work is finished!

Create Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays effects in adobe photoshop cs 

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5 Responses to "Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays Effects"

 
april Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingempty Unrated
said this on 17 May 2008 2:10:23 AM MDT
The image was great, but would have like to have seen the rays coming downward toward the ground can you do that, thank you

 
Pepito Sangre Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingempty Unrated
said this on 04 Jun 2008 10:53:24 AM MDT
Yeah, its a good tutorial, give to you the first steps to begin to experiment, good, realy good

 
Ruchi Khandelwal Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingemptyratingempty Unrated
said this on 22 Oct 2008 1:54:59 PM MDT
ah! the tutorial really helped me in making sun rays.

 
xea Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingempty Unrated
said this on 06 Apr 2009 8:23:39 AM MDT
Thanks, interesting tutorial;)

 
Smoke Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingemptyratingempty Unrated
said this on 23 Jul 2009 10:46:18 AM MDT
well the tutorial is fine and the clouds are cool, but the fluff isn't that good




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