Soft Glow – Gaussian Blur Quick Tip

By dinahhillsdon

This week, on-hand Photoshop Guru Eric Renno, aka Tip Squirrel demonstrates a quick Gaussian Blur tip for creating a soft glow in Photoshop

Gaussian was a brilliant mathematician and developed an algorithm that works amazingly well for creating blurs. I would be happy to explain the algorithm, however:

1. I don’t really have the space here and

2. I wouldn’t know where to start. What I do know is that for a very long time it was the go to blur for a number of effects.

Times Change

Once the hero of Blurs, Gaussian has had to relinquish its crown to the new …read more

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