Eyeball FxZone: Photoshop tutorials and tips

After FX Tutorials : Brushed Surface

This is another form of texture that you can apply for your interfaces. This effect goes well with metallic colors and is very simple to use.
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You will need first to
load a selection on the interface. Expand the selection by 6 pixels

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With the selection still loaded,
Fill the selection with white then apply FILTERS > NOISE > ADD NOISE with the following settings:

Amount : 280
Distribution : uniform
Monochromatic : checked

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With the selection still loaded, apply FILTERS > BLUR > MOTION BLUR with the following settings:

Angle : 0
Distance : 60

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Apply FILTERS > STYLIZE > EMBOSS use the following settings below:

Angle : -120
Height : 2
Amount : 60

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Change the layer mode for the current layer from normal to softlight via the layers palette.

Download the PSD file for this tutorial.
afterfx07.zip 56 kb

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