Night Sky

Night Sky
Night Sky

1. New file, goto the scroll menu and select flash, or make it 550×400

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2. Press “D” to go back to default colors, fill layer with white (ctrl+Backspace)

3. Time to add a moon, goto Filter, Render, Lighting effects, and use something around these settings.

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4. You need to get darker colors for you clouds, I used #898988 and #4b4b4b

5. Make a new layer, then goto Filters, Render, Clouds. (Ctrl+F if you dont like the outcome)

6.Now just goto the Hue/Saturation.
Use something around these settings:
Hue:216
Saturation:19
Lightness:+20

7. Now set the Blending Mode to Overlay

Now it should look something like this:

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8.Now make a new layer, set your colors back to defalut (press “D”), and fill the layer with black, Alt+Backspace.

9. Stars now, goto Filters, Noise, Add Noise. Check Gaussian, and Monochromatic and use about 14-16.

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10. Set the blending mode on the Noise layer to Soft Light and then your done.

Myn turned out:

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And for added effect add another layer with a “Spotlight” Light effect, and play around with the blending mode and order of layers for a shooting star.
and with the shooting star:

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