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Bubble Reflection Tutorial

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I couldn't find a tutorial on how to do convincing bubbles with proper reflections ... so I thought I should share how I did mine

I have shown two ways to make a bubble reflection ... the part in green is for PS 3 and lower

Here's what I made:

The bubble brush I used in the tutorial is this one (the first bubble in the set): [link] ~elestrial

This tutorial was painstakingly and lovingly made by me! You do not have permission to post it on other websites without my permission ... you are however free to use the "share" buttons to pin and tweet and stuff this tut.

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EDIT 01:
The 3D menu is only available on Photoshop CS4 Extended edition (and above?) ... so I added another method to make up for that. Now you have 3 methods to create the start of the reflection: 3D Sphere (blue); Liquify: Bloat (green) and Warp (purple).

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Had fun creating bubbles as instructed here. Thank you so much! Wonderful tutorial :heart:
FireFlyExposed's avatar
:D great to hear! and thank you :)
Vanessa28's avatar
Hey! You did the best you could with this tutorial and you did a great job!! I can't wait to try it out myself :D
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Thank you! It's fun to do :D
KiraSaintclair's avatar
That's simply amazing Oo
FireFlyExposed's avatar
Aww thank you :D
Hope it is useful
XxAnimeLov3rxXCredit's avatar
Gorgeous ~! Thank you so much for the help! 
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Thank you

and you are very welcome :)
DarkForceLeader's avatar

You saved me the time and trouble, thanks a lot.

By the way, your reflection bubbles are very beautiful.

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Aww ... thank you very much :aww:
CoderSpriter's avatar
Awesome tutorial!
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Thank you very much
:aww:
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  No problem! 
FlyingGekko774's avatar
Epic, epic tutorial!!

Thank you for taking the time to do this!
FireFlyExposed's avatar
:D hope you can use it
Thank you
Chengmonkol's avatar
WOooooooooooooooooooowwwwwwwww!!!
lolotaha's avatar
but the 3d menu does not   show in menus
and i have photoshop cs6
FireFlyExposed's avatar
the 3D menu is in the extended addition.
lolotaha's avatar
thank you
i will try to download it
Greatgreat tut!! thx :)))
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Thank you very much :blush:
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