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1. open up your picture in photoshop.
i will be using this picture of green day:
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2. make a new layer by going to layer>>new>>layer(or Shft+Ctrl+N)
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3. select the gradient tool
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4. set the gradient tool to the following settings:
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draw lots of gradients all over the new layer. i got something like this:
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5. change the layer type to 'hard light'. you can play around with the layer types and opacity for different looks.
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after you change the layer type, it should look like this:
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then you can have some fun and add things like the [url=http://www.createblog.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=41184]grungy pixel effect[/url] and text. i used filter>>blur>>radial blur to soften the colors a bit too.

here is what i did:
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this tutorial also works well in pse 2.

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so awesome.

By MiissYER on Apr 15, 2009 2:18 pm

GREENDAY IS AWSOME!!! this is a cute tutorial :D

By Forsaken-vampiress on Mar 27, 2009 5:06 pm

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Submitted on Feb 10, 2006
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