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Creating Energy Spheres in Photoshop
Under Photo Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial, you need to find a nice photo. This stock photo is found in the website Stock Exchange. For this tutorial you will learn some photoshop techniques to create a energy sphere effect.
The aim of this tutorial is to create a manipulation photo, with a guy standing above the clouds in the sky watching and considering about an optical illusion. To realize this effect, you need to create a surreal sky scene, blend light effects and create realistic looking lens flare. Good luck and have a try!
Lots of monsters in movies are formed using different characteristics of animals. Using this idea, you can pick few animal images and extract their parts, then you can form a new species or your own monsters by photo manipulations.
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.
Sky is a popular background for general objects as it can increase the attractiveness and stand out your object. Here this tutorial will teach you how to apply the lighting effects into the object with sky background. Of course, you can adjust the settings to suit for your own style creation.
To turn your image to be special, fading effect plus some sketching can be applied to your image. In fact, there are many fading effects such as turning it into smokes or liquid. In this tutorial, a nice result is formed using sketch plus mixing with colour fading effect.
Lots of nice effect are very straight forward and simple. Not much technical skills are required. This spreading effect is not the exception. You can learn this funny effect within 15 minutes. Most of the things are the settings in the blend mode.