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How to create a starry night



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Make a new file or Layer (whatever floats your boat)

Pick a dark Blue colour and fill your layer. This is your background. I used #160f46

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Pick the Burn tool and pick the maple leaf brush. (Comes default with Photoshop) Set the exposure to 10-20% and go over your background darkening it. Leave some light areas untouched.

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Pick the Dodge tool and the leaf brush again. Set the exposure at 20-25% and go over the lighter areas that you left.

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Make a new layer and pick a soft brush. Set the flow at 20-30% and star painting stars. It's easier if you se the mouse for this. If you're lazy like me you can create a few stars and then copy/paste accordingly. If you want look at real starry sky pictures to make your effect more realistic.

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Make another layer and use the same brush but a bigger size. Go over your bigger stars and make them glow. When you're done set the layer opacity to 70%

Enjoy your night sky! You can also make red and orange etc skies this way :D

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2007-09-24 [SilverFire]: 'whatever flows your boat'? :P

2007-09-24 [Jitter]: I use it a lot xD Adding images now ^^'

2007-09-24 [SilverFire]: But why 'flows'? O.o

2007-09-24 [Jitter]: oops I meant floats xD

2007-09-24 [SilverFire]: XP

2007-09-24 [Jitter]: wow you're fast with a keyboard xD

2007-09-24 [SilverFire]: I have a job as a typist. :P

2007-09-24 [Jitter]: ;)

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