How to Make a Great Photoshop Elements Lightsaber Effect If You Miss Galaxies Edge Disneyland

How to Make a Great Photoshop Elements Lightsaber Effect If You Miss Galaxies Edge Disneyland

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In this tutorial I show you how to create a Photoshop Elements Lightsaber Effect using simple Layer Styles tricks and some Blend Modes. This is a great way to get some of that Star Wars feeling, especially if you were hoping to get to Disneyland or Walt Disney World this year for Galaxies Edge.

00:00 Photoshop Elements Charcoal Sketch Effect Intro
00:30 The two files used in the Lightsaber project
00:45 Duplicate background for safety
01:03 Removing the Ninja Sword
01:52 Remove the Sword Shadow
02:02 Cleaning up around the hand
02:19 Make selection to protect the hand
03:19 Use Clone Stamp for cleanup
03:42 Saving the selection
04:01 Luke Skywalker’s Lightsaber
04:20 Modifying the Lightsaber
05:52 Merging Layers to new Layer
06:08 Setting up Floating Windows
06:31 Resize and Reposition Lightsaber
07:02 Mask the Lightsaber to the Hand
09:31 Clean up the Mask
10:10 Add a reference line
10:48 Add in the Lightsaber “blade”
12:20 Add the Glow to the Lightsaber
14:44 Adjust the image values of the Ninja
15:46 Add in the Blue Glow on Wall and Ninja
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This Photoshop Elements Lightsaber tutorial was recorded in Photoshop Elements 2020 but will also work just as well in other versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements.

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