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Fluffy Clouds and Sun's Rays Effects
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By Anastacia Sholik
Published on 11/13/2006
 
drawing shiny girl in Adobe Photoshop CS Picture fluffy clouds and sun's rays
In this tutorial we will learn how to picture fluffy clouds and sun's rays.

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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