Shiny wheel rims

Tuesday, January 5, 2010 ·

In this Photoshop car tutorial you will learn how to create a shiny wheel rim effect using the blending mode options and the brush tool. If you need an image of a car, checkout this post and if you want to add alloy wheels to a car then checkout this tutorial.

Shiny wheel rims

Step 1

Open an image of a car in Photoshop. I have used an image of a Audi, but you can use any images you wish.

Step 2

Insert a new layer by pressing Ctrl + Shift + N on the keyboard. Then select the Brush tool with an appropriate size and white colour. Also change the mode to lighten and the opacity to 50% as shown in the image below.

Step 3

Now carefully paint over the areas of the rims. If you make a mistake you can use the eraser tool.

Step 4

On the layers panel, change the blending option to overlay. If your shiny effect is too bright you can lower the opacity.

You should now shiny wheel rims.


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