Airbrush look chrome

A different way to get the chrome look (no gaussian blur & lighting effects), this way looks more like it's been airbrushed, start with a black layer

Make a new layer and draw the shape you want in mid grey, works best on thin wavy shapes.

Apply the artistic/plastic wrap filter

Now goto curves and set them something like this

You should end up with this

Now apply the curves again to darken the edges using these approximate settings

Looking pretty good already

Just knock the contrast up to finish it off

Thats it, decent shiny looking chrome without having to resort to using the airbrush

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