14
Feb
2013

Make a shining sun in Photoshop

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In this Photoshop tutorial, I will show you how to make a shining sun in Adobe Photoshop. This is another small tutorial, and we can finish it in hardly 5-10 minutes. At the end of tutorial, you can also download PSD file of the tutorial FREE.

Below is the preview of final image of the tutorial:
shining sun

Step 1:
Create a new document. (File >> New)
new document

Create a new layer (Layer >> New Layer).
Set foreground color to #21bcf6 and background color to #6cecfc
foreground color and background color

Select gradient tool.
gradient tool

gradient options

Press and hold shift key and drag mouse from top to bottom. This is how our image will look now.
after gradient

Step 2:
Create a new layer. (Layer >> New >> Layer)
Select Ellipse tool.
ellipse tool

Set foreground color to white. Press and hold shift key and draw a circle.
circular shape

Step 3:
Right click circular shape layer and select “Blending Options”
Blending options

Apply following layer styles.
inner glow

outer glow

inner glow

color overlay

Our shining sun is ready.
shining sun

Download PSD file of the tutorial

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Name: Ravi Shekhar
I love learning and sharing web stuffs.

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