3-D Effect Tutorial

You can probably do this on most platforms; Here. I’m using Photoshop CS2.


1. open your image

 open your image

2. duplicate the Background layer twice

 duplicate the Background layer twice

3. create a new layer above Copy 1; fill it with a neon blue (preferably #00f7e3); set the blending mode to Screen
Copy 2 is temporarily hidden in this image

 create a new layer above Copy 1; fill it with a neon blue (preferably #00f7e3); set the blending mode to ScreenCopy 2 is temporarily hidden in this image

4. create a new layer above Copy 2; fill it with a bright red (preferably #e10000); set the blending mode to Screen

 create a new layer above Copy 2; fill it with a bright red (preferably #e10000); set the blending mode to Screen

5. merge the colored layers down to their respective backgrounds (red merges into Copy 2, blue merges into Copy 1)

6. (optional) desaturate the original background layer (ctrl-shift-u)
red + blue layers are temporarily hidden in this image

 (optional) desaturate the original background layer (ctrl-shift-u)red + blue layers are temporarily hidden in this image

7. set the blending mode of both Red and Blue to Darken
this almost resaturates it, but no other noticeable difference

 set the blending mode of both Red and Blue to Darkenthis almost resaturates it, but no other noticeable difference

8. nudge Blue to the right a few pixels until you get the effect you want

 nudge Blue to the right a few pixels until you get the effect you want

9. nudge Red to the left a few pixels until you get the effect you want

 nudge Red to the left a few pixels until you get the effect you want

10. save and you’re done!

I hope this tutorial helped; If you have any questions please just ask!

I hope this tutorial helped; If you have any questions please just ask!

Sakura White Gelly Roll™ Pen | Review

“Ice cream smooth.”

So today I’ll be reviewing something I’ve wanted for SO LONG AHHH. A white gel pen!

Yes. This is what I’ve been wanting forever. I draw quite a bit and have always wanted something to add highlights and write on colored paper with. A white gel pen is an answer. For a few months, I would use Wite-Out pens, but we all know how that turns out. They dry up, take too long to activate, scratch up your paper, let the liquid out inconsistently, and leave a crusty mess behind. So no, they aren’t the best to use as actual pens.

Image result for wite out mistakes

This has just turned into a roasting sesh for Wite-Out, hasn’t it?

So that’s why I was so excited to find a pack of three at a local Michaels for about 3 bucks. Pretty good deal, especially for being such a large brand.

It’s time to run a series of tests to see if these pens were actually worth it. Continue reading