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How to Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop

How to Create Brilliant Light Streaks in Photoshop
Lighting effects have become quite popular, and are an effective way to add bright eye catching details to a photo or illustration. In this tutorial, you will learn a simple technique for creating brilliant light streaks which can be used in different ways to add motion and brightness to your designs. Step 1 First, lets create a nice background for our effect. Open up a new Photoshop file, and fill the background with black. Now, create a new layer and fill it with white. Step 2 Now lets create a light from which all of our streaks will be created. Step 3 Make a copy of the light layer that we just created, and hide the original. Step 4 Now we get to start having fun. The Twirl filter will give you a streak that is moving in a more radial type of path. Also, don’t be afraid to combine the two.

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