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I was surprised the "spikes" tutorial wasn`t in here. So I decided to teach people how to make them, especially for those who don`t have the spikes brushes. First open a new document (Ctrl + N) I`m going to use 500x500 It doesn`t really matter, you can use whichever numbers you want, but don`t make it too small.

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2. Click the Polygon Lasso tool (L) and at the top, make sure to click the first one.<br>
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3. Click anywhere outside of the 500x500 (or whichever size yours is) document.
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4. From the start, continue until you make a spike and finish at where you started. (I know that`s confusing but I can`t explain it any easier, just follow the pics I`m showing you xD)
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5. Now get your paintbrush button (B) and with ANY brush you want, color it in.
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6. Now get the Polygon Lasso tool once again, and on top, redraw another spike.(You don`t have to but it`ll look better because the first spike is sort of like a shadow) After that, repeat step 5 (except with a darker shade of color)
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7. There! Now get the magic wand tool (W)
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8. Click ON the spikes you just made.

9. Now jump to image ready.
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10. Now you`re done! ^^;*

This is how mine turned out.
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Tutorial Comments

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very simple, very effective, very cool end result. just how a tutorial should be in my opinion.

By matthewdb on Sep 6, 2007 10:39 pm

Awesome tutorial, I'd like to learn more stuff from you more often, this COMPLETELY helped me, now I can make a cool graphic for a cool layout! Thank you.

By Galeria on Apr 18, 2006 7:53 pm

I loved that tutorial.I breifly looked it over yesterdayand found it very simple+sweet!

By n00b on Apr 18, 2006 12:08 am

Thank you! Now I don't have to download them.

By LoveToMySilas on Apr 17, 2006 1:56 am

Very simple tut. I like it.

By demolished on Apr 16, 2006 6:04 pm

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Submitted on Apr 15, 2006
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