In 1 minute, learn how to create a lightsaber in Photoshop using the Brush Tool, Layer Styles, and a Layer Mask!
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Tools used in this tutorial:
The Patch Tool: This healing tool lets you tell Photoshop which area of your photo you’d like to use as the source of the repair. You’re able to use any selection method of choice, including the Patch Tool’s freehand to choose what you want to heal. Once selected, drag the selection to the area you wish to replace it with.
Layer Styles: If you’re looking to add effects to your layers, you’ll likely want to use Layer Styles. Whether it’s an outer glow, a few shadows, or a bevel to give it depth, the possibilities are endless!
Layer Masks: If there’s an area of your layer that you wish to hide (or bring back), Layer Masks will help you do that. Painting using a black brush will hide portions of the layer, and painting with a white brush will reveal them.
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