Electric Node

Open a new document in photoshop, 400x400 with a black background.

Create a new layer (Layer->New->Layer...) and fill it with black like the background.

Then, with the new layer selected, Filter->Render-Lens Flare... And do like I did here:

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Now, scale it down like this:

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by using the free transform tool (Ctrl + T or Edit->Free Transform)

When that's done, duplicate the layer you're vorking on (Layer->Duplicate Layer...) and rotate the copy 90 degrees (by using the free transform tool again) like this:

image 3

Change the new layers blend mode to "Lighten":

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And merge the two layers together by Layer->Merge Down or simply Ctrl + E

Duplicate the merged layer, set the blend mode to "Lighten" again and rotate it 45 degrees like this:

image 5

And the two final steps:


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And some blending options:

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Color Overlay:

image 8

And that's about it.

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