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I would like to to create the image above. I have tried to make multiples layers of the waves and edit it's opacity but it does not seem to work. I would really appreciate some feedback and guidance. Thank you.

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    Can you post a screenshot of what you did? It seems that multiple layers of waves with opacity would be the answer, so it would be helpful to see where you're running into trouble. – spiral Jun 17 '16 at 7:57
  • what software are you using? you added a lot of tags to the question – Luciano Jun 17 '16 at 8:55
  • Hi Floyd, welcome to GD.SE and thanks for your question. Could you please tell us a bit more? What software do you want to achieve this in, and what do you have up till now that doesn't satisfy you? Please show us a screenshot of your work thus far. Thanks! If you have any questions about the site, have a look at the help center or feel free to join us in Graphic Design Chat once your reputation allows you to. Keep contributing and enjoy the site! – Vincent Jun 17 '16 at 9:12
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What I did:

  • Create each wave with white to transparent gradient in different layers (maybe solid fill works better)
  • Each layer is set as "Soft Light"
  • Layer order does matter, play around which ones should go on top of which till you get the effect desired.
  • Set varying opacity for the lighter ones

I did it in all of 10 minutes I think. Hope it gives you an idea as to how to achieve it.

  • did you use photoshop? – Floy Rodd Jun 17 '16 at 15:29
  • Photoshop CS6 yes. – Chayemor Jun 17 '16 at 23:10

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