Introduction: How to Make Sheet Lightning

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short guide on how to make lightning.

Step 1: Open Up the File

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now we open up a new file with no background.

Step 2: Cloud Time

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now we go to filter>render>clouds. make sure you color is blue then white.

Step 3: Change the Clouds!

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now go to filter>render>difference clouds.

Step 4: Invert

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now click crtl+I. or invert for some people.

Step 5: Levels

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go to image>adjustments>levels. then slide the bar all the way to the right.

Step 6: Finish Prouduct

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then you get this.


Patrik (author)2008-05-11

You can also do a single lightning bolt (sort of), by adding a gradient first, as in this similar instructable.

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