Did you know that you can add realistic light or shine to objects like streetlights and jewellery by using the magic of blend modes in Photoshop?
In this tutorial, Photoshop instructor Unmesh Dinda shows you how to use color dodge and layer styles to mimic the properties of lights or shine. He takes you through five different image examples and shares two different methods to achieve the desired effect. Watch below.
00:32 – Example 1: Add shine (Method 1)02:16 – Example 2: Add light (Method 2)05:57 – Example 3: Add shine with direction of light07:36 – Example 4: Enhance shine08:18 – Example 5: Add shine to dull objects09:20 – Summary of both methods
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