As Confucius once said,
“Wherever you go,
go with all your heart.”
Is your heart glowing as we approach Valentine’s Day? Here is a tutorial to create a Photoshop neon heart. Hope it illuminates you with love.
In Photoshop, set the background color to black.
Create a new Layer (1).
Put outline of a heart on Layer 1.
Right click/Duplicate Layer/Name it Layer 2
Right click/Duplicate Layer/Name it Layer 3 (Top Layer)
Hide original Layer 1
Blur Layer 2: Filter/Blur/Gaussian Blur (10px)
Double click Layer 2
Outer Glow Layer 2:
Blend Mode: Linear Dodge
Click on Layer 3 (Top Layer)
Filter/Blur/Gaussian Blur/Radius: 10
Click on Layer 1
Drag Layer 1 to the Top
Double click Layer 1
Under Advanced Blending, set Fill Opacity: 0
Outer Glow Layer 1:
Blend Mode: Color Dodge
Inner Glow Layer 1:
The Layers Palette should look something like this:
Brighten your blog or website with this neon, web design inspiration effect.
(Tutorial adapted from: Learn Web Development)
PS – Valentine Gift Ideas – Give your love bird an Angry Bird Flash drive. Or, keep mobile-device-tappin’ fingers warm with conductive gloves.