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Neon Light

FotoFects Photo Editing Mar 24, 2005

Add a glowing neon light under a vehicle.


image 1 1. Open the image for editing.

image 2 2. Duplicate the current layer (Ctrl+J) and use the "Hue/Saturation" tool to apply the following properties:

Colorize: Checkmarked
Hue: Colour of neon light
Saturation: 100
Lightness: 0

Click OK.


image 3 3. Add a layer mask (Layer> Add Layer Mask> Reveal All) to the current layer.

image 4 4. With the layer mask selected, use the eraser tool (E) to erase the areas around the neon light.

image 5 5. Apply a "Gaussian Blur" filter (Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur) and select a "Radius" that will slightly blur the mask.

Neon Light 6. Rollover the image in this step to see the original image before this technique was applied.

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