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  Tutorials Photoshop Special Effects Magic ball with shine

Magic ball with shine

1. Create a new document (500*500).

2. Fill the background with #000000 using the paint bucket tool.

3. Add a lens flare on the current layer with the settings from the screenshot (filter - render - lens flare).

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4. For now, you should have something simple like this.

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5. Now distort it like this (filter - distort - polar coordinates - polar to rectangular).

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6. The next step is to rotate the whole image (edit - transform - rotate 180°).

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7. And in the last strap we repaint step 5 but distort is with rectangular to polar instead of polar to rectangular (filter - distort - polar coordinates - rectangular to polar).

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8. This last step is not necessary! I duplicated the layer and changed the blending mode for the new layer to achieve these effects!

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Magic Ball with Shine

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