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Questions tagged [lighting-effects]

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How to do a glossy air bubble effect with Illustrator

You know how some sneakers have those transparent little air pockets in the heel? I'd like to achieve that sort of 3D, smooth, glossy, rounded, translucent, light reflecting, window/bubble-like ...
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How can i create following lighting effect in Adobe Illustrator? [closed]

How can i create similar lighting effect in Adobe Illustrator? Marked with black border. Another Example Here.
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Help identifying effect(s)

I am trying to create a template for a dead card game. My end goal is to generate a vector template that I can use to create new cards for personal use. I've toyed around with using an image trace, ...
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Cinema 4D setting up a 3 point lighting system for whole scene

I am working on a small car animation project. On my scene, I have three cars which will be crossing a crossroad. It is a simple project but I would like to have my lighting set up correctly. From ...
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How to get a color scale representing reflected light

I got this wonderful image below from the Wikipedia page on Dodecahedrons. It shows a Tetroid rotating slowly. If you look carefully, it is clear that the assumption is that there is a light source ...
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How to make Photoshop CS6 render a 2D text into 3D?

I have a 2D logo that I would like to render 3D using Photoshop CS6. I have gone as far as using new 3D extrusion from current selection. However, once the 3D shadow is made, it looks black, while I'...
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What are the mechanics of “bounce” light? How does it work?

I'm a learning 2D artist, trying to learn more about light and I am having trouble with diffuse "bounce" light. I would think that reflected/bounce light would illuminate certain areas evenly. In the ...
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Evening lighting on (badly) photographed archive documents

I'm going slightly mad trying to 'restore' 19th-century maps that were photographed in less-than-ideal lighting conditions. Even before getting to the stain/tear repair, I have to ensure that I have ...
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How I can do this “light streaks” or “linear lights” in photoshop?

Can someone teach me how to do this lights? I don't even know how to call them. Not the black silhouette, the lights (the "lines" and that "light up"), Thanks!
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Name of the contrasting text effect

I'm looking for a name for the effect when there's a layer over another layer so that one of them always adjusts so that it has always the opposite shade of spectrum. So I want a title to look black ...
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How can I color grade like Liam Wong's Tokyo Night series?

I found this image that has a similar color grading to Liam Wong's Tokyo Nights series though it isn't actually his, and I'm curious as to how the effect may have been achieved. It's obvious the ...
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How to make night effect and empower car with extra lights [closed]

I'm new to design and it would be great if you could help me out here. I have a photo of a car: and I want to make a very realistic effect of night and put some extra, cool lights on top of the car, ...
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How to add glow effect on the skin of a model?

I'm working on the post production on a few dress photos, still, the designer of the dresses is not satisfied with the outcome, and wants the second picture to look like the first in terms of skin ...
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How to manuallly create glossy/metallic lightning effect on object?

like the title says, is there a way to manually create a glossy/metallic lightning effect on certain part of the object ? I am using Adobe Photoshop CS6. This is my image, i want the light on my ...
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Is it possible to add transparancy to a light in After Effects?

Title says most of it. I want to have a light slowly fade away and make the 3D cube look 2D (it looks 2D when the light is off). In the transform options there doesn't seem to be a opacity effect ...
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How do I create this lighting overlay in Photoshop?

I've tried experimenting with several Blending modes but keep missing the mark. I'm sure this has a very easy answer but I'm having trouble recreating the effect on my own.
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Light diffusion in Inkscape

For a little project of mine, I am working on creating a resource pack similar to the package found here. Essentially it is a pack of letters which have light bulbs to light the text. You can see an ...
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Simulation of a light source in a scene?

I have photos of LEGO scenes with several objects, walls, surfaces etc. in them. Currently, there are no lights in the scenes, except for the lapms that light the scene from outside. The goal is to ...
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What is the term for color overlay effect? [closed]

Is there a specific term for this type of color/light effect overlay? If so, what is it? a user suggest 'gradient mesh' However I am not quiet sure with this as it does not come up in Google ...
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How to color pictures to pastel?

I wanted to ask you how I can (re-)color pictures. I use Gimp, but I guess the functions of Photoshop/Paint Tool Sai/etc. aren't that different, just easier to find. First, as an example, this is the ...
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Creating an implied floor with light

The title isn't the best way to describe what I want to do, probably. I'll try to explain better here. The relevant selection is below. You can see that inside the door is a bright white space, but ...
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How to preserve and reproduce lighting effects on print

I'm doing an LP cover with some lighting effects that looks great on screen. I really want to be sure to get this printed as nice as possible, so I'd like some advice on appropriate print specs for ...
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How to create a light highlight in Inkscape?

I have the following image created in Gimp. I'd like to create a similar image in Inkscape. What I want to happen is to have a bright light source and I want this light source to brighten the circles ...
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How can I achieve this glowing effect on my images? [duplicate]

I've looked around for tutorials but I'm not quite sure how it's achieved. Thanks for any help!
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How to create a line to a circle in Photoshop?

I am trying to make circular lighting effect as shown in this pics I was thinking of using a gradient tool to make a straight line with dark blue and light blue colors. Then I was thinking of ...
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How can I make a shape look like it is made of glass?

What are the general principles I can apply to make a shape look like it is made of glass? More specifically I want to make some simple graphics that give the impression of looking at a lens side (see ...
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Apple's U2 ads - light effects and mask

How to achieve this light effect/mask in Photoshop: I tried different shading and masking but I'm not able to achieve the look and feel of this visual.
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How can I draw different light shades inside an object?

Look at this picture: It is part of an Adobe Illustrator tutorial. The tutorial is about using patterns, but what I am interested in is how to draw the darker parts inside the objects. I'am talking ...
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How to apply a texture preserving the lightning of the original

I already saw some tutorial how to add a texture to the picture (for example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wnB2NUIb1h0). I am interested in similar technique but with one extra condition -- ...
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Not getting shadows on 3DSMax model

I created a model of a reception desk in 3DSMax. To light it, I'm using a target light positioned behind the camera angled toward the scene, and one free directional light with the same specs. The ...
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How can I create TRON-like glowing effects in Illustrator?

I am trying to use Illustrator (CS3) to recreate the Tron neon-glow visual style in graphics I plan to use on a website. This page is an excellent example of what I'm trying to do: http://www.disney....
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Light baking, what is it?

I'm a newbie with computer graphics and I'd like to learn what "light baking" means. I've heard of this term but never understood it completely. Can someone explain this to me in plain English (...
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How to control quality of light baking in 3DS Max? [closed]

Our team has been struggling to figure why a shadow/light is rendered with high quality and something rendered in low quality (pixalite). Example of good light map (shadow of sofa on the wall and ...