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Photoshop Tutorial: Create a Glowing Cyberpunk Portrait with Light Streaks

Step 44

Add the nebula image to the main canvas and change this layer mode to Screen 100%. Add a mask to this layer to reduce its opacity and lightness.

Step 45

Take different parts from the nebula image to add around the model to add more details to her and alter their mode to Screen 100%.

Step 46

Group all of the nebula layers into a folder and change this group’s mode to Screen 100%. Make a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer to make the color of the nebula effect changed. 

Step 47

Add a Levels adjustment layer to remove all of the white edges remained.

Step 48

Make a Gradient Map adjustment layer on top of the layers and pick the colors #e10019 and #00601b. Lower the opacity of this layer to 20%.
Add a Color Balance adjustment layer and alter the Midtones and Highlights settings:

Step 49

Use a Curves adjustment layer to increase the whole scene contrast. 
Create a Selective Color adjustment layer to alter the Reds, Blues and Magentas values:

Step 50

Make another Curves adjustment layer to enhance the final effect.

Final Result

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Tutorial by Jenny Le

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