How to create a Galaxy Portrait in Photoshop

How to create a Galaxy Portrait in Photoshop

Step 11

Now, create more lights. Create a new layer and press right click “Create Clipping Mask” Blend mode change to Overlay.
Then go to Edit > Fill and Contenst: 50% Gray and press Ok.
Now use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and Brush Opacity set to 10-20%. Then start painting. Take a look at the example in the picture below how much you need to paint, where there is the most white color, draw the most.

Step 12

Next, place Texture Go to File > Place and select Texture. Then place it to our work canvas and position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and rasterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to rasterize all sides together and Create Clipping Mask.
Then Blend mode change to Multiply with Opacity 85%.
Use Brush Tool (B) Soft Round with foreground color black and paint on left side to delete it.

Step 13

Create a new layer with Blend mode Linear Dodge (Add) and use Brush tool (B) Soft Round with foreground color bright blue #699ba7 and paint some glow.

Step 14

Next, we add Clouds but first we need to import brushes. Select a Brush Tool(B) and right click on background. Now click on the gear icon and Import Brushes (Select a downloaded brush).
Now we can paint Clouds. Create a new layer and Foreground color use White.

Step 15

Add Adjustment Layer "Curves"

Step 16

Next, go to File > Place and select Stars Texture. Then create a layer mask and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint on dress.

Step 17

Next, open Nebula Go to File > Place and select Nebula and repeat the same procedure as in Step 16. Now select Stars Texture and Nebula then put to folder (Ctrl/Cmd +G).

Step 18

Add Adjustment Layer "Curves"

Step 19

Now go to open Planet. File > Open and select Planet. Use Eliptical Marquee Tool(M). With the Eliptical Marquee tool, drag over the area you want to select. Hold down Shift as you drag to constrain the marquee to(release the mouse button before you release Shift to keep the selection shape constrained).
Right click on layer and select Blending Options. We now get an Layer Style options window. 1. Inner Glow
2. Outer Glow

Step 20

Add Adjustment Layer "Curves"

Step 21

Now in this step below planet layer place Stars, Go to File > Place and select Stars. Then place it to our work canvas and position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and rasterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to rasterize all sides together.
Blend mode change to Screen

Step 22

Now create a three separate layers and set blend mode to Linear Dodge (Add) with Opacity 35%. Use Brush Tool (B) Soft Round with foreground color blue #1e4a6e and paint on planet. Then on second layer use Color #627686 with biger brush and paint on planet. On last layer use the bigest brush and paint, the color code is #7999ac

Step 23

In this step place a Texture 2. File > Place and select Texture 2. Blend mode change to Screen with Opacity 20%.

Step 24

Go to open Particles, File > Open and select Particles. Use Rectangular Marquee Tool(M). With the Rectangular Marquee tool, drag over the area you want to select. Hold down Shift as you drag to constrain the marquee to(release the mouse button before you release Shift to keep the selection shape constrained).

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