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In this short and detailed tutorial i show you how to make a really cool exploding planet or star effect.
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What's up YouTube, its Creative Ice Media Group and I'm going to show you a really cool thing in Photoshop which is how to make an exploding planet. As you can see in front of you, this is what we're hoping to achieve at the end of this. And it’s just cool and fun to make. Alright. To make this, let me close that. To make this, you need to go to Google whatever and get yourself an image of cracked or dry mud. Just Google search it or something and I’ll lock layer, press OK. And make a new layer. Go image, canvass size, change it to pixels. And you want to add around 300 pixels to what we have already. So, for me that would be 1200x900. Okay. Press OK. There we have it. Now what we want to do is drag layer one beneath layer 0. Layer 0 will be your cracked mud. Alright. Go to image, adjustments, invert. Or you can press control I. now what we want to do is click on our elliptical marking tool. Alright. And while pressing down shift and alt, we should make a circle like that. And right click. Select inverse and press delete. Press control D to deselect. And now we have your circle. That’s great. Now what we want to do is go to filter, distort, spherize. And let me drag back to this screen. And do a 100%, press OK. Let's go to filter, distort, spherize again. Sorry guys, I got two monitors. Drag it in, this time 50% and press OK. Once you have that, we want to make the background, Layer 1. You want to color that in. so let's make it a black and we want to merge or flatten the image. Merge visible or flatten the image. Merge visible. Doesn’t really matter. Alright, now what we want to do is go filter, sharpen, unsharp mask and we want around 500% amount. Radius, 2 pixels. And threshold, 1000 levels. You can play around, but this is what I'm using. Alright, press OK. Once that’s done, we want to go to filter, distort, polar coordinates. Let me drag that in, there we go, I want polar to rectangle. Press OK. We want now to image, rotate, 90 degrees clockwise. And we want to go to filter, stylize, wind. And drag that in, we want method wind from the right. Press OK. And go filter and on the top, you last what you’ve done will be there. You can do wind again. And you can do it again if you want, but I'm going to do mine twice. Now what you want to go to image, rotate canvass 90 degrees counter clockwise. Go to filter, distort and polar coordinates. Let me drag that in. and go to rectangular to polar. Press OK. There we have your main shape. Now what you want to do is press control U to open that image in the hue and saturation or go to adjustments, hue and saturation. Drag that in to there. You can create a hue like that. You can click colorize, like so. I’ll leave mine like this, just to show. Press OK. Now go into image, adjustments, color balance. Right. We want the red all the way and we want the rest down. Alright. Now what we want highlights, we can just play around in this actually. Whatever you think looks good. Yellow and shadows, like that. So you just do what you think looks good. Press OK. And there we have it, your exploding planet. As I said, you can do, remember when I said you can do the wind as many times as you like. What it all do is make this little things longer. In my image, I could’ve possibly done it one more time just to make the effect more effective. But that’s how you do it guys. Thank you for watching, please comment, rate, and subscribe.