Glowing Heart Photoshop Tutorial : learn how to create a glowing shape based on a primary shape By following This photoshop tutorial made by Easy-Psd, we will list as much as possible tutorials for this great designers.
First of all create a new big size image with black background. In the left menu click on Custom Shape Tool(U) and draw a shape you want to make , but don’t make the shape too big because it will be hard to handle . I selected a heart.
Now create a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) , and install this brush pack. Now with one of the new brushes and with white color draw a brush with the size bigger then the shape you selected.
Now you have to make the brush take the shape you want . For this heart is enough to make half of it because it’s symmetrical . Press Ctrl+T for transform and Right Click on it to rotate it in the position you want .
something like this :
For a better accuracy , you have to warp it more then once. After the second warp and the image look like this:
click and select warp).
Now the hard part is over . Hide the layer with the background and select the new layers content ( Ctrl+A ) and copy the selected area ( Ctrl+C). Then create a new file (Ctrl+N) then paste (Ctrl+V) . On the top menu , go to Image-Rotate Canvas-Flip Canvaz Horizontal. Select the resulting image ( Ctrl+A) , then copy it (Ctrl+C) and paste it on your first document.Make the background visible again and move the pasted area like in the image below.
Now you can make your background image black because you don’t need the original shape now . Hide the brushed layers and on the background image fill everything black(Alt+Backspace).
The image is ready! enjoy