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Practice Gradient Tool with different color gradations
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By Jeka !
Published on 12/7/2009
 
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The idea of this tutorial is to practice Gradient Tool with different color gradations.


The idea of this tutorial is to practice Gradient Tool with different color gradations.

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This is why go create a document first:

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Select the very standard PS gradient - it's this one.

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Draw and slide the gradient from side to side first:

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Change the mode from normal to difference: oh it changes the colors: good combination

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Create a new layer:

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Select the light blue color and foreground Color to transparency gradient. Blending more is set to Linear Light:

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Slide the gradient from lower right corner to upper right: It gives more blue:

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Give it a little bit more:

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Now select another color: let's say yellow. When you are changing your foreground color the gradient color changes automatically.

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Slide it from up and down.

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Zoom in:

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Now I've found this very good plug-in for Photoshop that is called Filter Forge - you can download trial version somewhere in the internet - just type the words in Google: So one of the advantages o this plug- in that is has a very powerful Distortion and so called Creative generators. So here we are: in creative section

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Here are multiple settings available:

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Here is the effect - as you can see the picture is covered with blight dots: I really like it: Now the next step will be masking and a little bit of color adjustments: so this is my mask selection done using (Q) Quick mask and black to white gradient ( to define the areas of the selection).

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Create a copy of the layer tight now:

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Apply zigzag filler that can be found in Filters>Distortion>Zigzag

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Hide the part of the effect by masking the upper layer:

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Now it is Type part I will use only one fond witness how basic font (with only size change can make things better:

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Overall result:

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And here we have it - hope you enjoyed doing this like I did.