14
Feb
2013

Add bottom shadow effect

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In this Photoshop tutorial I will show you how to add a bottom shadow.

add bottom shadow

Step 1:
Open your image in Photoshop (File >> Open).

Step 2:
Create new layer (Layer >> New >> Layer) and Set foreground color to black.
foreground color

Now select a soft brush. And set diameter little smaller than shadow size you want to add.
brush size

Click once just below the shape to which you want to add shadow.
apply brush

Step 3:
Go to: Filter >> Blur >> Motion Blur
motion blur

And apply following motion blur settings.
motion blur settings

Pres ctrl + F 2-3 times to re-apply blur motion effect. Bottom shadow effect is added to your image. See the image after adding bottom shadow effect using motion blur.
bottom-shadow-effect

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Name: Ravi Shekhar
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