Tentacles

Tentacles
Create Anime Tentacles

1. Make a new document, anysize doesn’t matter. Press CTRL+D to reset your pallete colors. Start off with any color of background, I used white.

2. Starting with the Polygonal Lasso Tool we want to make a triangle selection like below:

Tentacles

Now move along by making a New Layer. Fill the selection in with BLACK.

3. Now go to Filter>Distort>Shear and use these settings:

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4. We got the tentacle shape now, right click the tentacle layer and go to Blending Options and add all these settings:

Tentacles
Tentacles
Tentacles
Tentacles

Making the pattern
Create a new image 4×4 pixels and using the pencil tool, draw something like below

Tentacles
Tentacles

5. Fool around by making new triangle shapes and copying the layer style over to get a mass of tentacles like below I also did a few touch ups on the gloss:

Tentacles