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Create a Special Art Effect on Your Image
Under Photo Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, it will show you to “Create a Special Art Effect on Your Image” in Photoshop. We will build the effect around a human portrait image with metal, fire and abstract brushes. We will also be using image adjustments to fine tune the effect.
In this tutorial, it will show you the steps to design a stone dragon in Photoshop. This is a good example to show you a few simple methods to blending objects together in Photoshop, and edit them with various image adjustment tools.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create some custom brushes based on scans of different types, and then you will instantly put them to use to come up with a wild finished result. You will see how simple custom brushes can make this water splashing effect.
The second episode of Hell Rider is on show. You may wonder how to transfer a normal scene to this movie scenery. This will show you how to apply fire for the motorbike and change the skull for your image plus other background adjustments.
This will show you how to create a misty landscape matte painting with a dark castle. We’ll create a misty scene with the layered mountains and the light from afar. The main technique here is blending with adjustment layers, masking and brushes. There are something basic you should know about contrast, distance, intensity etc.
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.