Apply Glowing Effects on Object in Photoshop

In this tutorials you will learn  how to Glow up objects in Photoshop. Just follow the step carefully and I know you can make it easily. (Almost every step contains picture and they can guide you to perform well…)

1. Open Photoshop (In XP: Start>>Programs >> Adobe Photoshop CSx) (Win 7: Start>>All Programs and Adobe Photoshop CSx)

2. Now open the your considered picture by Tool Bar>>File>>Open (now select the picture you want to edit and open it).


3. “REMEBER to leave the background layer empty (Important)”

4. Now cut the picture by Selecting ALL (Ctrl+A) and Cut (Ctrl+X)

5. After it insert new layer by ( Layer>> New>> layer) Or you can follow up the shortcut (shift+ctrl+N) Or just see below the “background layer” at bottom (Second last option).

6. When new layer is inserted just Paste the cut image by (Ctrl+v)

7. Now you are ready to work on the picture.


8. Now use the “magic Wand Tool” from Tools and click on the White area at picture and Press Delete.


9. When done, just add up a new layer above the “Background layer/beneath the layer1”” and select the “Brush tool” from Tools and right click on the picture (Do the settings as done in Example Picture). Ok when you done with the settings. REMEMEBER well, I have done a short work here you can do it more as you like, I created a circle spot – you can just use the brush tool and draw up the border line beside the object or as you like).


10. When you done with it just right click on the layer and click Blending options.


11. In the options click-check on Gradient overlay and do the following settings.


12. When done with the settings click ok and merge all the working layers. (Ctrl, and select both) and click merge layers.


13. When merging done select “Blur Tool” from Tools. Make sure your tools size is same as mine. (Do match the settings as mine). And blur out the edges as done is example picture.


14. So, now here is the final images. I wish you have made it better than me….!


15. Finally save it to disk (File>>Save As) and name it, Or save it on the JPEG or BMP format. (For final looks)

Nokia-N900 final

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Author: Revo

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