Brilliant Shine Background

Follow the steps of this tutorial to add a brilliant shine effect to your text.
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Let’s create a new file (File>New) that would have 1024x768 px and 72 dpi. Next select the Paint Bucket Tool (G) and give the new file black color.

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Apply on the made layer the next parameters: Filter>Noise>Add Noise

Create Brilliant<br />
Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Create Brilliant Shine<br />
Background in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of the last made layer, using for it these shown parameters: Blending mode-Color Dodge

Create Brilliant Shine Background in<br />
Photoshop CS3

Merge Down layers by pressing the Ctrl button for marking the appropriate layers and press then CTRL+E. Make a click on the same layer on Add a Mask option that may be found on the lowest part of the layers’ panel. After that we should use the Brush Tool (B) with Opacity of 30% and black color to clean out the below demonstrated zones on the picture.

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Take the Rectangle Tool (U) to give our picture a kind of surface

Create Brilliant Shine<br />
Background in Photoshop CS3

Use the next parameters on this layer by making a mouse click on the processed layer on the layers’ panel: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Brilliant Shine<br />
Background in Photoshop CS3

Create Brilliant Shine Background in<br />
Photoshop CS3

It’s time to write a word for the picture: “SHINE”, keeping the demands for the inscription from the table below:

Create Brilliant<br />
Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of this recently made layer and select Free Transform option to turn over the copy, placing it as it is indicated below:

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Make a mouse click on Add a Mask selection on the layers’ panel and select the Brush Tool (B)

Brush Tool (B) and Opacity of 10% and black color to clean out a little the word in reflection.

Create Brilliant Shine<br />
Background in Photoshop CS3

Create a new layer and use again the Brush Tool (B) and Opacity of 10%, this time of white color, for representing on the picture the luminescent upper parts of the letters.

Create Brilliant Shine<br />
Background in Photoshop CS3

We can also use the Pen Tool (P)

Pen Tool (P) of white color to represent several shining rays, which shapes may be corrected with the Convert Point Tool.

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Make a copy of the last made layer and select the Free Transform option to turn around the copy on 90 degrees.

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Getting a better result it’s possible when combine the rays’ layers in a single group (press Ctrl option for accentuating the corresponding layers and then keep pressed the left mouse’s button for moving the marked layers on Create a new group selection). Use the next indicated parameters for the new group: Opacity 30%

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Make three copies of the new made group, placing the copies as below:

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Applying the same method for representing the rays for the letters, it’s possible to represent one more ray of white color with the same Pen Tool (P). The new element’s shape may be corrected with the Convert Point Tool.

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Make two copies of the last made layer and select Free Transform option to place the copies the same way shown next picture:

Create<br />
Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Merge Down all three layers containing the white rays (pres Ctrl button to mark out the necessary layers and press CTRL+E options). Select for the new layer this option: Filter>Blur>Motion Blur

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Create Brilliant Shine Background in<br />
Photoshop CS3

Select one more option for the same layer: Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop<br />
CS3

Use the Pen Tool (P)

Pen Tool (P) and Convert Point Tool to draw that part on the ray that would be more voluminous.

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Gradient’s parameters:

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop CS3

Make two copies of the last made layer and select Free Transform option to situate the copies above those two rays.

Create Brilliant Shine Background in Photoshop<br />
CS3

The picture is finished!