CoffeeShop “Creating Custom Rainbow Overlays” Photoshop/PSE Tutorial:
Change the Preset Type to Gradients on the top.
Click on the little cog to the top and right of the Preset Type drop-down menubar and select Special Effects.
Click Append on the pop-up. You don’t want to replace all of your gradients, just add these to your set.
The last gradient is a rainbow as seen above. I realize it is also in the screenshots above this one, but it is because I added it earlier and forgot to delete it before doing the screenshots for th is tutorial. 🙂
Now we can make our custom rainbow overlay. I make my New Document pretty large, 5000 pixels by 3333 pixels, but you can create your own custom size.
Open your Gradient tool and click to select the rainbow gradient.
Click the shaded circle on the top menubar just to the right of the gradient.
Click and drag on the blank document. In this example I made a simple circle. I could move this around to reposition it or make a new one with a different rainbow.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial!
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