Introduction: Bubble in Photoshop

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In this instructable, I'll show you how to make a little bubble. (PS, I found this somewhere on the internet, this is not my original idea.)

Step 1: Clouds!

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First of all, pick your two colours you want your bubble too be. I chose a dark and light blue. Then go to Filter> Render> Lens flare, and use the default settings(I forgot to do this, this will make the bubble look shiny). Then go to Filter> Render> Clouds.

Step 2: Ooh, Polar Coordinates!

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Now go to filter> Distort> Polar Coordinates. Then Edit> Tranform> Flip vertical.

Step 3: Finishing the Bubble

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Now you have your bubble, but it is a bit hard to see. Too make it more visible, go to your elliptical marquee tool (top left tool) and drag from the top left corner down to the bottom right corner. Now hit ctrl+Shift+I (for a mac I think it's command+shift+I), then hit delete.

Step 4: Tada!!!

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Your bubble is done!
(PS, I can't make image notes, do I need Mozilla Firefox, or can I use Internet Explorer?)


boogschd (author)2007-11-16

i dnt mean to be mean or anything but... it doesn't look like a bubble... not to me anyway

sicsick6 (author)boogschd2008-05-28

i second that... for bubbles google for "gloss photoshop tutorial"

berky93 (author)2008-04-27

it looks kinda like a vortex - in any case it needs more work to make it realistic as anything. maybe to make it a vortex like I said add a gradient from black to transparent from the outside of the circle to the inside. and maybe swirl the middle... I dunno

PhotoshopMan (author)2007-11-16

I know, it is a bubble type thing. I don't really know what else to call it.

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