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How to Add Realistic Rainbow To Photo in Photoshop

August 9, 2019

How to Add A Realistic Rainbow To A Photo in Photoshop welcome to psdesire photoshop & photography Youtube Channel. In this Photoshop Effects tutorial, we’ll learn how to easily add a rainbow to a photo! Here’s the photo I’ll be starting with. The first thing we need to do is add a new blank layer above the Background layer. Double-click directly on the name of the layer and change it to “Rainbow”, select Gradient Tool from the Tools panel. click on the Gradient Picker in the Options Bar at the top of the screen Click on the small settings icon in the top & Select the “Special Effects” gradients. Click “Append” to add the new “Special Effects” gradients in with the original gradients. Click on the “Russell’s Rainbow” thumbnail to select the gradient. Select “Radial Gradient” from the Options Bar. Dragging out a radial rainbow gradient from bottom to top in the image. Photoshop draws the gradient when you release your mouse button. Add a layer mask to rainbow layer. Choose The Black To White Gradient Choose “Linear Gradient” From The Options Bar Drag A Black To White Gradient On The Layer Mask Now change the blend mode of the rainbow layer to Screen. Let’s blur the colors of the rainbow together so it looks more realistic. Go up to the Filter menu, choose Blur, then choose Gaussian Blur: Drag the Radius slider to soften the color transitions in the rainbow. in just case If u want more brightness & color just duplicate the Rainbow Layer since I don’t want the rainbow to appear as bright for this photo so i will delete it. here is before and after results Thanks for watching our free Tutorials! If you enjoyed this video be sure to subscribe to our channel. post a comment, click thumbs up, like and share to get more videos. see you again in next tutorial.


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    hey would you mind telling me how to delete a grenn screen VIDEO NOT PIC

  • Reply aditya zz July 5, 2017 at 2:29 am

    really helpful for me..thanks

  • Reply Moyosore Tobun June 13, 2018 at 5:28 pm

    Please how can you reduce the size of the rainbow

  • Reply ThuhCaptain June 30, 2018 at 5:09 am

    Thank you!!! So very helpful.

  • Reply Charlie Kimmel October 27, 2018 at 2:39 am

    does not work, give me a circle.

  • Reply shubham sirvastava Animator March 14, 2019 at 3:45 am

    It's very helpful fore

  • Reply Урфан Рзаев March 14, 2019 at 9:12 am

    Thank you soo much!

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