Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a glowing-edges effect, part of Photoshop for Designers: Filters.
If you're lucky enough to have been to Venice, you almost certainly have a …picture much like this one. So what I wanna do with this is use the …Glowing Edges filter to achieve this kinda effect. …Or, alternatively, to achieve this kinda effect. …So what glowing edges does is make your image dark, and as the name implies, the …edges glow. In this first iteration, I have used …glowing edges in combination with surface blur, smart sharpen, and the cutout filter.…
And in the second, I've left out the cutout filter, but I have applied glowing …edges with a different blend mode. Let's begin with our starting file right …here, and I'm gonna convert this to a smart object. …And the first thing I'll do is come up to my stylized filters and choose glowing edges. …And I want to increase the width of the edges to four. …And I want to make them a bit brighter, I'm going to go to 11 as the edge …brightness, and I'm going to take the smoothness down to 3.…
Why those values? I just thought they're the values that …
- Understanding the importance of Smart Filters
- Sharpening with filters
- Creative use of filter blend modes
- Painting in the effect of a filter using filter masks
- Combining filters
Skill Level Intermediate
2. Sharpening: What Every Designer Needs to Know
3. Blurring for Effect
4. Artistic Filters
5. Brush Strokes Filters
6. Working with the Distort Filters
7. Effective Use of the Pixelate Filters
8. Using the Render Filters
9. Creative Use of the Sketch Filters
10. Working with the Stylize Filters
11. Using the Texture Filters
13. Applying Camera Raw as a Filter
12. Creative Use of the "Big" Filters
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