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chaimocha

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Hello, I was wondering if anyone here knew how to recreate the multi colored gradient shadow effect on the image below. I have the black outline of the object that I want to be surrounded by the gradient, and I want to recreate it so that it is exactly how it is in the flyer below. Thank you.
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IamSam

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Create three layers.

A black background layer. (Bottom)
A gradient layer. (Middle)
A Africa shape layer. (Top)

Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.28.34 PM.png

Should look like this.....
Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.28.42 PM.png

Next, highlight your Gradient layer.
Cmd/Cntrl + Click the Africa Shape layers thumbnail.

You should have a selection that looks like this....
Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.28.56 PM.png

Next, go to SELECT > MODIFY > EXPAND

Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.29.13 PM.png

Expand your selection by 22 pixels. (You might have to experiment with this step)
Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.31.13 PM.png

Next, go back to SELECT > MODIFY > FEATHER
Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.31.25 PM.png

Feather your selection by 8 pixels. ( Again, you may have to experiment with this setting)
Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.31.47 PM.png

Next, go to your 'Add Layer/Vector Mask' icon located at the bottom left of your layers panel and click.
This will add a layer mask to the gradient layer we highlighted earlier.

Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.32.06 PM.png

You should have something looking like this.......

Screen Shot 2015-03-12 at 9.43.04 PM.png
 

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