"How Did You Do That?" (HDYDT?) #1 Current Status: Published (4) Change Status: BlessedPublishedUnpublishedRestoredQuarantinedDuplicatedCensored By azartguy Tue Dec 9, 2014 9:14 PM arts Discuss: ! First in the HDYDT? series. If this composite image w/type is too small, let me know and I'll try chopping it up into components, perhaps with the type in the message...Any and all comments cheerfully solicited...Convert to 8bit JPEG > Resize (900x600p) > Save Duplicate Background > Background Copy layer (hide Background) Background Copy layer > Selection > Create Layer from Selection (#1) > Copy layer (#2) Layer #2 > Find Edges > Mode to Multiply Background Copy Layer > >Gradient Adjustment Layer > Drag lower left to upper right n@75% Multiply Mode > Repeat with Layers #1, #2 Background Copy Layer > Blur > Gaussian Blur @ 10 > Flatten and Save Select lower right >Gradient Adjustment Layer > Multiply Mode @ 50-80% Flatten and save ... Depending on the combination of layer Modes and opacities, either of the two images on the left can be produced, or something very different.