Just a few years in the past I noticed a picture of Homer Simpson’s head in x-ray. I actually like that impact and at all times wished to strive one thing like that in Photoshop. I did not know precisely what to do however then I checked on-line and noticed that some folks did textual content results with the x-ray sort of picture. That was certainly a pleasant thought to strive.
So in this tutorial, I’ll present you how you can create a easy x-ray impact of a letter, in this case, the Abduzeedo emblem A. The entire course of is kind of easy however it can require a few hours to tug it off.
Open Photoshop and create a brand new doc. I’m utilizing 2560×1600. Also, fill the background layer with #11171c for the colour.
Add the article you need to use for the X-Ray impact. I’m utilizing the letter A of the Abduzeedo emblem.
Time to search out some photographs of bones. I discovered one at Shutterstock and you will discover it at by utilizing the reference quantity 62266120.
Copy bones from the picture and paste in the x-ray doc. To make the bones join you may go to Edit>Transform>Warp and Edit>Puppet Warp.
Select the letter layer after which go to Layer>Layer Style>Inner Glow. Use Color Dodge for the Blend Mode, 80% Opacity, 5% Noise, Edge for the Source, 175 for the Size, 45% for the Range, 35% Jitter.
Select Outer Glow. Use Color Dodge at 80% with white for the colour. Also, change the Size to 55% and the Range to 60%.
Select all layers used to create the skeleton and merge them into one. Change the Blend Mode of the Color Dodge, then go to Image>Adjustment>Levels. Use the picture beneath for reference of Inputs.
Go to Image>Adjustment>Hue and Saturation. Change the Hue to 0, Saturation to -100 and Lightness to 0.
Select all layers and duplicate them. Merge the brand new duplicated layers into one and alter this new layer’s Blend Mode to Color Dodge.
Go to Layer>New Adjustment Layer>Hue and Saturation. Use 197 for the Hue, 74 for the Saturation and 0 for the Lightness. Mark Colorize as properly.
Add a layer on high of the background layer and beneath the others. After that go to Filter>Render>Clouds.
Add a brand new layer on high of the others and fill it with black, then with the Eraser Tool (E) and a really gentle brush, begin erasing some areas over the letter A. Use the picture beneath for reference.
Select all layers and duplicate them. Once once more merge the brand new layers into one after which change the Blend Mode to Overlay. Also, go to Image>Adjustment>Desaturate.
Add some textual content utilizing the Horizontal Type Tool (T).
Select all layers and duplicate them. Once once more merge the brand new layers into one after which change the Blend Mode to Soft Light at 50% Opacity. Then go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur. Use 20px for the Radius.
Duplicate the layer and alter the Blend Mode to Screen at 50% Opacity.
Let’s add a pleasant plastic texture to create a extra practical impact. The one I’m utilizing might be discovered at http://www.selected-webdesign.com/textures-for-free-download.
Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light.
Go to Images>Adjustments>Hue and Saturation. Use 197 for the Hue, 11 for the Saturation and -8 for the Lightness.
This tutorial was only a fast tip on how you can create a pleasant x-ray impact. You can add just a little bit extra results and changes like noise or completely different mild results. But that’s as much as you 🙂 Have enjoyable.