Star Field | Beginner Graphics in Photoshop [Tutorial]

Star Field | Beginner Graphics in Photoshop [Tutorial]


Hello everyone. It’s Jen from Olde Tinkerer Studio. In today’s Photoshop tutorial we’re going to make in a star field. Make a New Project. (Width: 1080, Height: 720) and Background Contents: Other (Choose #000000 from the pop-up color picker window) Right-Click on the Background layer and choose Convert to Smart Object. Go to Filter>Noise>Add Noise Amount: 25, Distribution: Gaussian, Turn on Monochromatic Go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blue and make the Radius: 2 Click on the Create New Fill or Adjustment Layer icon and choose Levels Black Level: 40, White Level: 46 Hide the Levels layer (click on the eyeball). Make the Layer 0 layer active. Click on the fx icon on the bottom of the Layers panel and choose Gradient Overlay. Click on the Gradient and choose the Black, White gradient (third one) Double-Click on the white color stop and change the color to #599EFF. Gradient Options: Blend Mode: Linear Dodge (Add), Opacity: 50, Angle: -100 Drag the gradient down and to the left to darken the lower-left corner. Turn the Levels layer back on (click on the eyeball). Hold down the ALT key (Window) OPT (Mac) and click on the line between the two layers. This will restrict the Levels layer to the Layer 0 layer. Shift-Click on the Levels layer to choose both layers. Right-Click on the Levels layer and choose Convert to Smart Object. Go to Filter>Render>Lens Flare Placement: Right-hand side of preview, Brightness: 100, Lens Type: 50-300mm Zoom Click on the Create New Fill or Adjustment Layer icon and choose Hue/Saturation Turn on Colorize, Hue: 220, Saturation: 40 Make the Levels layer active and change the Foreground color to Black and Background color to White. Create a new layer and name it Clouds. Change the Foreground Color to #001540. Go to Filter>Render>Clouds Change the Blend Mode of the Clouds layer to Multiply. And there you have your star field. I hope you found this useful. Have a good day!

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