Thursday, September 28, 2006

Make an alive radar!

In this tutorial you will learn how to make an alive radar in some easy
steps!

Step1
Start out by creating a blank document, Select the Polygon Tool, set color
to #103000 and make a circle like picture!



Right Click on layer and click on
Resterize Layer

Step 2:Make it's style
Double click on the layer or go to Layers->Layer Styles->Blending options
and set these properties.





result :


Step3:
Making it's mask:
Make a bigger circle using Polygon tool And Right Click on the layer and
click on Resterize Layer.
Hold down Ctrl and click on circle layer to select it.



Hold down Ctrl and Alt together and click on smaller circle layer:


Press Ctrl+Shift+I to inverse selection and then press delete
button.

Result:



Make style of mask:







Now select the circle layer and press
Ctrl+T.





Step 4: Add details

Press Shift+M to select Elliptical Marquee Tool .
Make a new layer using Ctrl+Shift+N.
Set style of selection to Fixed Size and set width and height of selection to
20px.
Make a selection like picture.

Add stroke.


Result:



Increase width and height of selection to 40,60,80,...,140px and add stroke
to them.
your result should be like this:



And follow the pictures:








drag layer2 under shape2.




Press Ctrl+T and rotate.


Result:


Add Glass to Radar:















finish:


Add some enemies to your radar!


Have questions about this tutorial? Have idea? OK, Post a comment!

Let us know what do you think about this tutorial.

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

WOW!
Very Good Tutorial

Anonymous said...

Nice Tutorial.
You could make it even better and animate it. :)

Anonymous said...

Great tutorial I'm just starting out and this is the first tutorial I've attempted. I've flown through the first half but it gets a little fuzzy when you talk about making the waves on the radar. Great Tutorial overall though!

Anonymous said...

I think it has potential but I dont know how to make the selections getting close to the end. Making like a quarter of the circle or half of it selected. I'm not too knew to everything but am a little. Umm if someone can email me the answers at jingle_himersmit@hotmail.com which is also my messenger name. k thanks everyone.

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Really, really thank you... that was EXACTLY what I was looking for. Worked very well with a little PS experience.