add an eyeshadow effect.

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basicly, it's just from this; to this:

Okay, first, you open your image:

take your polygonal lasso tool:
and lasso around the eyes.
right click inside of the selection and click "Select Inverse"
grab your BRUSH tool and pick a soft brush, preferably 13 to 17(depending on how big your picture is) and outline the eyes:

now when you're done with that, click Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur.
You'd probably want your radius to be around 9.5
Click ok
Do the same thing with the other eye, of course on a NEW LAYER..
You might want to grab your blur tool and blur around your eyes, it might look weird before that..

So you're pretty much done! if you want a background eyeshadow like on mine it was pink, you really just do the same thing except move the new layers BEHIND the black eyeshadows...

Then of course you can add extra stuff..

Tutorial Comments

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oooooooooooo..i was actualy stuck on a model pictue on this..THANX..good tutorial

By DezineFactory on Aug 27, 2008 9:46 pm

o0o0oo0o cool! makeup in comp. lol

By L0V3M4K3UP on Aug 7, 2008 4:58 pm

can u give a thorough tutorial on adding the eyeshadow?!pweez...thanks in advance.

By PorclehnDoll on Jul 10, 2008 11:23 pm

great thanks!!
oh and for a days you can use either or to color your pretty eyes!! i use eyeshadow over my eyeliner to create a smoky eye look..or just the eyeshadow will do... an eye can be lined or

By missk on May 14, 2008 4:37 pm

this is eyeliner, not eye shadow. but anyway, great tutorial. this is where i first learned it. do u really need to use the lasso, though?

By lkajsfklajskds on Dec 27, 2007 5:38 pm

not sure but i would guess so.

By xkrisxo on Nov 3, 2007 11:25 pm

can u do this on photoshop 7.0?

By munkyfacgrl on Oct 18, 2007 5:57 pm

Does this work on Photoshop CS3? cuz i dont have a polygon tool. and i really wanna learn how to do this.

By Jacklyn-x3 on Sep 3, 2007 12:53 pm

yeah it's done in CS2.

By xkrisxo on Aug 9, 2007 11:23 am

is this done in Photoshop CS2? cause the photoshop i have.

By greenieg2ps on Jul 26, 2007 6:01 pm
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Author xkrisxo View profile
Submitted on Jul 8, 2007
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Approved on Jul 8, 2007

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