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Dustin WardBlack and White Rays
by on Dec 23, 2009 at 10:57:56 pm

I was trying to figure out an easy way to create black and white rays like you see on MTV all the time. Practically just black and white triangles in a circle filling the frame.


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Steve BlackerRe: Black and White Rays
by on Dec 24, 2009 at 2:41:12 am

Play around with shape layers, perhaps? Or solids and masks?

It's only work if you'd rather be doing something else...


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Michael SzalapskiRe: Black and White Rays
by on Dec 24, 2009 at 4:20:21 am

I don't watch MTV and many of our contributors here on the COW live in other countries where MTV's branding may be different. So without an example posted I'm going to have to guess.

I agree with Steve that you can probably do something with shape layers, etc.

I would also suggest you might be able to do something with the Distort>Polar Coordinates filter.

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Todd KoprivaRe: Black and White Rays
by on Dec 24, 2009 at 4:55:10 am

You mean something like what I show in these posts?

radial rays 1

radial rays 2

I don't watch enough MTV to know what you're talking about, so I'm guessing based on your description.

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Michael SzalapskiRe: Black and White Rays
by on Dec 24, 2009 at 6:16:23 am

That second method caused an expletive to come out of my mouth (an infrequent occurrence for me). I love it; it's so elegantly simple (your method; not my cussing).

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