Powder Galaxy


The subject for this image was photographed on a black background and all the stars were added in post. Use the included high-resolution star and sky images to create your own galaxy. Improve your skills with blending modes and layer masks to build incredible effects!

Tutorial Instructor: Aaron Nace

Beyond details. Beyond infinity.

Discover how to enhance your images in all new ways. To create a truly immersive composite environment, all of the details have to be on point. In this Phlearn PRO Tutorial, you’ll learn how to bring out the most important details to more effectively tell your story.

  • Dodge and Burn

    Learn how to dodge and burn in new ways to help blend images together. Alter the highlights and shadows to create extra details in specific areas. Use what you learn to add style and interest to any image.
  • Sharpen the Details

    Learn how to selectively sharpen different areas of the image to draw attention to where it’s needed. Usually, the subject of the photo should be a bit sharper than the rest of the image to catch the viewer’s eye. The most subtle details can make the greatest impact.
  • Create Light Sources

    Easily add your own light rays and learn the best methods for making them blend seamlessly into your image. Adding light with Photoshop is a great way to bring atmosphere and attention to your images.
  • Custom Powder Brush

    Create your own Photoshop brushes so you’ll always have the right brush for the job. Custom brushes are excellent for advanced retouching and adding special effects to your images.

Create a new galaxy.

  • Blend and Composite

    Learn the secrets to compositing and blending multiple photos together to create seamless, stunning effects. See how each image is adjusted and combined using Photoshop.
  • Blending Modes

    Use multiple layers to blend different textures. Learn how to stack layers and adjust powerful blending modes to achieve an effect that blends texture into skin.
  • Levels and Color

    Learn how to use blending modes to blend images together based on their light and dark information. You will also learn how to adjust those values using levels adjustments.
  • Create Multiple Versions

    See how to quickly and easily create multiple versions of your images. Since there are endless possibilities when creating special-effect composite images, it can be very helpful to have multiple options. Especially when working for a paying client.

Included in Your Download

Our goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive learning experience possible. When you purchase the Powder Galaxy Phlearn PRO Tutorial, you’ll get more than just videos. We provide everything you need to learn and practice at the same time!

$34.99 Add to cart

  • 2 hours of step-by-step Photoshop instruction
  • 12 original images to follow along
  • Phlearn Custom Photoshop Brushes
  • Tips to make your photo composites more successful

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  • 5 out of 5
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    Perfect (Y)

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  • 5 out of 5
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    Thank’s phlearn
    i’ve finish now this tutorial and it’s great !

    i share with you my result
    enjoy !

    ( Phlearn Atishoo = Dan answers ” god bless you ” ) XD

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  • 5 out of 5
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    very difficult for me to get the colors right

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