Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Turning on the neon, part of Photoshop for Designers: Filters.
Here, I'm going to use the Neon Glow filter to create a neon glow. …And I'm going to combine it with the use of the Plastic Wrap filter. …And that's what makes me happiest about this, the fact that I found a use for the …Plastic Wrap filter. This is the finished result. …Here's our starting point. Let's just dive straight in with this one. …So, I'm going to convert this with a Smart Object. …Now, the first thing I need to do is isolate the area of neon. …And thankfully, you'll be thankful, I've already created a path that does that.…
So, I've drawn around the neon area a pen path. …That pen path is not a closed path, so I cannot make it into a selection. …And if I try, nothing is going to happen. So, what I'm going to do instead is I'm …going to stroke that path. In order to do that, I need to create a …new layer above my existing layer. So, I'm going to create an empty new layer. …And then, I'm going to choose red as my foreground color, the color of my neon.…
Then I'm going to go to my Brush tool, and I'm using a brush size of 8 pixels. …
- 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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