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How was this bg made?

Posted 28 September 2009 - 12:05 PM

I've tried messing with my gradients to duplicate this bg with no success and a bit with lighting effects how was this BG made? Then I tried using a clipping mask over the original color and using omni lighting but that gave a slightly different effect

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Re: How was this bg made?

Posted 28 September 2009 - 01:38 PM

Linear gradient - dark to light from top to bottom.
In the center make a circular gradient of that light blue to transparent.
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Re: How was this bg made?

Posted 28 September 2009 - 01:52 PM

That should work!
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Re: How was this bg made?

Posted 28 September 2009 - 11:56 PM

easier to mess with if you drop a flat blue color background.

then new layer, and with a white brush or gradient lay out what you want, and put layer mode to overlay,
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Re: How was this bg made?

Posted 29 September 2009 - 09:33 AM

It took a few minutes (maybe 10?) to do this in UGA5. Create a new blank object. Get the canvas size right, fill with a base blue color. Use paintbrush, size like 65 or something, transparency 75 or so, soft edge maybe 80? I changed them as I was painting, so I can't give exact numbers.

Pick black and tap the edges (I mean click a little around the edges...you know, where the dark part is). Pick a lighter color of blue, change brush shape to square, click a few spots in the middle.

Keep painting areas until it looks like you want it to. Easy as pie. :)

Due to a glare on my computer screen, I could not decide which of these two is closer to your original:

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edit--after saving your image and comparing, I see that mine are a little brighter, but this is easily fixed using the paintbrush tool in the same way as I described above. I should have saved your image and then tried to duplicate it, because the glare would not have been a factor. Oh well...

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