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A Wonderful Night Scene for a Castle and River
Under Photo Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
Simple objects such as clouds, river and castle can be formed a fantastic night scene using photo manipulation. To group different images together, you need to remove surrounding stuff for your objects and do some color adjustments.
The techniques in this tutorial will teach you how to subtly use Overlay effects and Selective Color to change the mood of your image. You’ll also learn how to place shapes to aid visual abstract design, how to use brushes to aid movement through the composition, and how to add depth to the foreground.
How to make your personal picture to be special? This tutorial will show you how to do that. To make your photo to be special, just turn your picture to be typographic. The color and the text are entirely up to you and advance photoshop skills are not required.
You may wonder how to create a non-gravitation scene like space. The best way is to put the something natural flying on the sky such as tree leaves and stone. If you key the leave or stone directly, it may not look realistically. You have to use some photoshop skills to mix them together.
Here’s a little Photoshop guide to mimic the 300 style. The effects could also be applied to video in After Effects with a similar setup. Obviously there was a lot more in the compositing of each scene in 300, but I think this presents the basic elements. You can see the layering in an actual 300 shot on this page of the VFX article in this tutorial.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to transform an illustration objects into hand sketch using a picture plus some imaginations, and make it all look like a classic pencil drawing.
How to turn a human into alien? the easy way to do may be using picture combination method. Prepare a draft of your alien, and then cut and paste a human skin from a picture to formula your alien. Using coloring and lighting effect to make it look like a single scene.
If you find your image / portrait is too normal, you can have a try to turn it into something fashionable. You can use Photoshop manipulation to change your hair and draw something special on your face plus little Photoshop effect to change the color.