Tutorials Photoshop Special Effects How to Create a Milky Way

How to Create a Milky Way

1. Make a new document, any size doesn't matter. Press Ctrl+D to reset your palette colors. Set your background to black.

2. Apply Filter > Artistic > Plastic Wrap with these settings:

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3. Apply Filter > Distort > Wave with these settings:

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4. Apply Filter > Distort > Diffuse Glow with these following settings:

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5. Press Ctrl+U and apply these Hue settings:

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6. Now we got something like this:

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7. I added a twirl to my final effect. Filter > Distort > Twirl:

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Final Effect:

Milky Way

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