1. Start with a new document, 300x300 pixels and a white background.
2. Press D to reset your colour palette.
Apply Filter > Render > Difference Clouds until you get something
nice. After the first time, just press Ctrl + F to reapply it. I did it
10 times and ended up with this.
4. Use Filter > Blur > Radial Blur with Amount: 35; Blur Method: Zoom; Quality: Good.
Now apply Filter > Brush Strokes > Sprayed Strokes. I set Stroke
Length to 10; Spray Radius to 20; and Direction to Right Diagonal. Feel
free to change some settings in this step though.
6. Use Filter > Distort > Twirl with an angle of 200.
7. Create a new Layer.
8. Add some more clouds, Filter > Render > Clouds.
9. Use Filter > Distort > Ocean Ripple with a Size of 9 and a Magnitude of 9.
Add a Lens Flare to the middle of your image by using Filter >
Render > Lens Flare. Set brightness to around 120% and use 105nm
11. Press Ctrl + L to bring up the Levels dialogue and select Auto to darken your image a little.
12. For the top layer with the Lens Flare and the clouds, set the Blending Mode to Colour Dodge.
Finally, give your image some colour. Press Ctrl + U, and make sure the
Colourize box is checked. I used Hue: 182; Saturation: 25; and
Lightness -8. Hope you enjoyed this tutorial! Here is my final...