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Apply Water Effect for Creatures
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Water effect is widely applied to human or any other creature in movies as water is a good stuff to turn your object to be outstanding. If you want to apply water effect to your own picture, you can use the same idea to do so.
Creating a realistic water surface in Photoshop is quite a challenge because it is the distorted reflection of the surroundings that makes the water look liquid. The displace filter is an excellent tool for making this distortion. Now it really looks like water. Notice that the layer mask is also distorted because it is linked to the layer. This causes the reflectivity to change with the angle of the surface.
This tutorial is an example of how a few simple techniques can be used to create a piece of digital artwork using multiple layers, masking, the Brush tool, some basic lighting and one simple noise texture. Using the processes here, you will be able to apply the same techniques to your photomontage and create your own look.
Simple photo manipulation can allow you to produce any background scene for your image. You just need to prepare few images and play around the layers and add the light effect. You can use the idea for any other scenery production you like.
In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to combine different fire and light effects to create a pretty violin players in Photoshop. You can also refer the same techniques to create your own style of artwork.