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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.
To build up different characters, different sort of effects are required. For example, lighting and colorful effects are suitable for some kind of bright arts. To design a magician, you can apply some mysterious lightings and patterns to surround your image.
In this tutorial, it will show you how to correct key issues those photographing artificially low-lit indoor events – such as stage shows, theatre productions and awards ceremonies – will come across during their shoots. These include underexposure, colour spills, distracting backgrounds and noise from shooting at high ISO.
How to picture the realistic city scene in a photo or picture. Here is a good example. You can start with a city scene with lots of tall buildings by the sides. And then, you can add some Photoshop effects to make it like a movie scene.
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.
There are thousand ways to turn a simple photo into something fashionable. Simple spreading effect can be applied to different kinds of image. Here is an example for your good reference.