Make some thunder clouds and lightnings.
Great trick for your album.
Yesterday was a thunderstorm, and i was trying to make a picture of lightnings. I couldn’t get it. Finally i thought that i can make it in Adobe Photoshop! And soon i was finishing my brush set of lightnings. We’ll need a picture with regular sky and one with thunder clouds. You can use my photos of course. You’ll find thunder clouds picture in the middle of this tutorial. Open our picture:
Take Magic Wand ,
and use the following settings:
And click somewhere in the middle of the sky:
Some areas are not selected, so click on them:
Our sky is selected:
Sometimes you select too much. To fix it, go to
properties and press
Subtract from selection
and simply click on the problem area to substract it. Also you can try to change
Now open a thunder cloud photo. It was taken yesterday :0) Thunder clouds picture should be bigger than your main photo.
or press Ctrl+A on your keyboard:
Now go to Edit-Copy.
Click on the main picture:
Move tool ,
and move your clouds the way you want:
You can see some light areas on the trees (i indicated them with red dots. Looks like apples to me :8)):
and click on the leaves ti pick it’s color:
and choose small soft brush:
In the layer window click on the layer with the main picture. If you don’t see this window, press F7:
and just draw on the problem areas:
This is what i got so far:
Once you install brushes, set foreground color to white so lightnings will be white.
Choose any lightning you want:
and click and draw lightning:
Have a good lightning time! :0)