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In this tutorial i will show you how to make this really cool looking realistic planet. All from scratch in photoshop.
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Creative Ice Media Group. Today, I am going to make a quick tutorial on how to make your own realistic planet. I’ve made a tutorial on how to make a planet explosion sort of thing but this is how to make your very own planet from scratch. This is how it will look if I do full screen. As you can see, it does actually look quite like a planet I would say. So, let me show you guys how to make it.
First, what you’re going to want to do is get two textures. You can get them from SXC sign, sign, I’ll throw the link bar. You can find loads of natural textures or you need as one of rocks and then, one of this. I don’t really know what’s called. There will be links for these textures in the slide bar, so don’t worry. But what you want to do, once you have then open up into Photoshop. You can go add the fine pattern, make it into a patter and then the same for this one. Once you’ve done that, you can just close them. Okay.
And we want to do, let’s go find you—and I am going to do around two files and by two files. You can use any size you want but yeah, you get me. All right, what we’re going to want to do is unlock the layer and color it in black. Once we have that, we’re going to click on our marquee tool. It might be a rectangle or triangular marquee tool, you might see. Just right click and click electrical marquee tool. What you’re going to want to do is while holding down the shift, make a circle, looks good. Oh crap. This always happens. I always let go of shift back There we go and there’s our little planet shape.
Now, what we’re going to want to do is click on the Paint Brush tool again. Click New Layout and as you can see, we’re on our paint brush. We click on, instead of foreground, we click on pattern and we choose this pattern. Wait for it and there we go. All right, what we’re going to want to do now is if you can see the pattern actually off lock to itself because it’s not big enough for the actual image we’re using. As you can see there’s a little line thing there. What we’re going to do is use the close up tool, this little thing right there and just click Alt here and just fix that up really quickly, nothing special. It doesn’t really have to be anything special but it’s all good.
All right, now we have that done, what we can do is we can actually go to filter, distort, spherize, okay. Now, we’re going to want to do is to amount 100 and press OK. And we go to filter and at the top, you’ll see Spherize, that’s your last command that you’ve done. We’re going to click on that and we’ve had quite good looking shape. We can deselect now.
What we’re going to want to do now is duplicated this layer and hide the top one. We’re going to work bottom one. What we want to do is basically put a gradient over down there and we’re going to have a blue gradient overlay, so I’ll take something like that although it’s a light blue, perhaps two lights. All right, I’m going to press OK. Then, what we’re going to want to do is put an inner glow, not inner shadow, inner glow. I am going to change the color to a blue and we’re going to choose 100, I think this is around 12-ish, 33 pixels and range around 40. Press OK. Once we have that, it’s all good.
Now, what we’re going to want to do is make a new layout. So, go up, make a new layer on top of all these, click on a paint brush tool again and click on your rocky pattern tool. Fill in the pattern and again, it’s not big enough, so we’re just going to press Alt and fix up really quickly. I really don’t care if it’s not perfect because this little detail isn’t noticed. okay. we’re going to go to Filter, Blur, Gaussian Blur and we’re going to add around 40. Okay, maybe perhaps a bit less phase. Okay now, it looks good.
Now, what we’re going to want to do actually—sorry. What am I talking about? That is way too much. So, I was just looking at my notes and I realized that was way too much. We need it around 12 because we still want some details hereon, 12-ish, 11.5 will be fine for me. And we’re just going to click on Overlay. You should have something that looks like this. All right, go ahead and unhide your top layer and change that to linear light. Bang! Okay. Now, you can see it’s way too blue.
So, what we’re going to want to do is click on that layer that has a gradient overlay and we’re just going to load opacity done to around 60-ish, whoever fancies your—and that’s our planet already.
Now, just for the final touch, we are actually going to put a shadow over it. So, we’re going to do this by duplicating any of the circle layers, duplicate and that will actually it’s—now. And we’re going to do a color overlay and we’re going to choose black. Okay. Press OK. Drag out a layout, make sure it’s the top layer and we go to Filter, Blur, Gaussian Blur. And we’re going to do all the way around 70. Okay. Sorted.
No, we’re going to just position it around there and press Ctrl-T and we’re going to start transforming this bad boy into a shadow-looking shape. So here, just play around of this. And I am relatively happy of that. Press OK. And then we can finally click on the fast layout, that one there and I think we should do an auto glow just to have a little on effect, we’re going to do a blue color again. Perhaps too blue—There. Press OK. Opacity 100 and we can just mess around with the settings. I think that would look good. Let’s zoom in 100%, oops, not too much as 100. And of course you don’t have to do auto glow, you can change color to be white. I think that would have been better to have a white a white outer glow there, yeah. And then spread 16 and size whatever is fancies again. All right. Just play around it as your settings and there you have—I don’t—I actually don’t like that auto glow but you can play of it. And there you have your own planet. It’s really easy to make. It actually really looks really realistic. You would expect it’s like—don’t know—to actually been a solar system. This might be called a creative ice solar system.
If I like—my aim in life is like, by the time I die, I want everyone to let my great, the creative ice solar system. So yeah, thanks for watching this tutorial. Follow me on Twitter. The link will be the side bar and actually, look magic, magic. I bet the Twitter thing is right here,—is right here. I swear if it isn’t then, YouTube messes up. I will look like an idiot.
Follow me on Twitter and just subscribe, comment what your thoughts are, post a video response on how you might have made this tutorial better or your result to something because I’m always looking back for feed. I am always looking for feedbacks. Favorite, subscribe, add me on Facebook, what else do I have to say? Yeah, subscribe to my Ovi channel. I am going to have photography tutorial, PS3 Game Play reviews, all these good stuff; funny, funny stuff and it’s all good. Links will all be on a side bar. Thank you for watching, until next time.