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Create a Beautiful Lady in Magical Forest
Under Photo Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
This tutorial will show you how to create a dark, mystic photo manipulation. Along the way you will learn some interesting tricks and techniques such as working with tree branches and ivies, advanced blending and coloring techniques.
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 is written about how to create a very cool looking alien using Adobe Photoshop. The sample picture of Tom Cruise is used to alienize. Of course you can use a picture of your friend, a family member or even yourself.
One of the main idea for photo manipulation is to create a nice background for your image. The most difficulty would be mixed different images together like from a single scene. It is all about color and lighting adjustments.
This tutorial shows off the techniques for photo manipulation, retouching and editing he brought to bear on the cover. The real creative challenge for Immersion was to achieve an original and natural-looking scenario merged with some hyper-real techniques.
In this video tutorial you will learn how to put together a composition from scratch from scans and textures. Techniques used; pen tool, blending modes, displacement map, and others. After completing the tutorial scan your own elements, use your own textures and come up with a creative concept.