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Boom!
Step 5-
Finish With Lighting Effects

With this powerful explosion going off right behind the text, I wanted to make it look like some of the light was shining up from underneath, onto the text.

To make this happen, choose Filter>Render>Lighting Effects, which launches the dialog box shown on the right. Select a Spotlight from the Light Type pop-up menu, and click the color swatch and select a medium yellow. In the preview window, drag the light over the text and set the direction coming up from below.

Increase the Exposure and Ambiance sliders slightly to fine-tune the effect and click OK to apply. Roll over the Lighting Effects dialog box to see the final image.


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Created: Jan. 20, 1999
Revised: Jan. 20, 1999