Lightning

Tutorial Lightning


Here we learn how to use lightning in images
You can use it in thunder storm or in horror images

Materials


Photoshop Brush: Lightning
Download the brush from 4shared


To download the brush you need winzip
Extract the brush in Desktop

Go to

My Computer – Local Disk (C:) – Program Files – Adobe –
Photoshop CS4 (or your version CS5 / 7.0) – Presets – Brushes

We can start now

Open the girl image in Photoshop
Right Click on Layer – Layer From Background
Layer – Duplicate Layer


Do it another 2 times – Total 4 layers


Select 2nd layer from bottom (Layer 0 copy)


Layer – New – Layer


Click on brush – Then click on the little arrow above


Click as shown in the picture and select Lightning


Select 1465
Resize it by dragging the tab shown in blue arrow
Set it at 330 px
Left click once in the appropriate place
Layer – Duplicate Layer
Layer – Arrange – Bring to Front


Again select 3rd layer from bottom (Layer 1)


Click on the arrow at the top right corner (see picture)
Merge Down


In my case it is like this


Select the middle layer from top (Layer 0 Copy 2)


Layer – New – Layer


Click on Brush – Go to Top
Select 527 and set the size to 360 px


Left click once in the left of the image
In my case it is like this


Layer – Duplicate Layer
Layer – Arrange – Bring to Front


Click on the arrow at the top right corner
Merge Down


Again Merge Down


Click on Layer 1 – Merge down
Select bottom layer (Layer 0)
Layer – Duplicate Layer
Layer – Arrange – Bring to Front
Layer – Duplicate Layer
Layer – Arrange – Bring Forward
Select layer 0 Copy 5


Layer – Duplicate Layer
Layer – Arrange – Bring Forward
Now you have this



Go to Window and click Animation


Animation (Frames) will appear in the bottom of Photoshop
Click on the small arrow shown in the picture




Click – Make Frames from Layer


Your Photoshop now look like this


Now change the timing
Click here – see the picture


Frame 1,3,5 and 7 = 1.0 sec


Frame 2, 4 and 6 = 0.2 sec


Play the Animation by clicking the play button


You may change the timing according to your likings
Now how to save
Go to
File – Save for Web & Devices…


Click on Save


When pop-up box will appear
Click save. Do not touch any other thing


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