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Create a Nice Imaginative Cover
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You may find most of the CD cover or poster to be too normal as the most common way is to put a picture as a cover. To create a special one, you can design one in which, a bird enters in a room and papers fly around to form a imaginative scenery.
Your image is easily transformed into whatever monster you like using photo manipulation. You just need to prepare some images with characteristics such as sharp teeth image for this zombie transformation. You can apply color adjustment and paint a little bit of blood, then the manipulation is done.
You may want to use your image to create posters. To create a fantastic one, you really need to have a reference to different professional posters. Here will show you how to pick a relevant objects plus using photoshop settings to adjust the color and lighting.
This tutorial will show you to manipulate a fantasy fish scene using a variety of photo manipulation techniques. You’ll learn how to combine different stock images into a cohesive scene using blending, adjusting colors, masking and brush. You’ll learn also how to focus on the details, work with lighting, manage your layers and more.
In this tutorial, it shows you how to achieve that glossy, detailed fantasy look through careful compositing, and control of layers and blending modes. You’ll extrude type in Illustrator and then composite on textures and other details in Photoshop.
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.