Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the rainbow, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
So now we're going to create our rainbow. So in a layer on top of a whole bunch of …other things here, we're going to create a long rectangle, like this. …Okay? There we go. …And in that rectangle, we're going to add a gradient. …I got my gradient tool. I make sure we're set to a Rainbow …effect, like this one right here. So we'll create this nice rainbow, and …right in here we'll just click and drag to create a rainbow, and oop, it's set to …circular, it's okay, we'll just reset it to linear, and do it again.…
So there is our rainbow. So let me deselect that. …And I'm going to blur it. I want it to be nice and soft, so I'm …going to go in there give it a little Gaussian blur. …I'm already set to Gaussian blur, so I'm going to go in there and blur it just a …little more, just to soften those tones up nicely like that. …Click Okay. Now I'm going to apply a warp to this. …Let's bring it down, bring it in the center here, and I'm going to give it a …warp. So I go into my Tranforms, say Warp. …
Check out the original Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 1 for more inventive illustrative techniques.
- Isolating and retouching composite images
- Colorizing backgrounds
- Adding shadows
- Creating effects like smoke and sparkle
- Positioning elements
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 1with Bert Monroy4h 38m Intermediate
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2. Ice Cave
3. Ghost at the Door
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