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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.
In this tutorial, it will show you the steps to Create this Manipulation with Tree Bark Texture and Brush Elements. Along the way, you will learn how you can apply layer masks to image adjustment layers to create this water color effect, as well as learning to blend texture and to use various elements to create great abstract effect.
To make something memorable, it is necessary to apply some traditional effect for your image. Not many designers would like to create such effect, so there are not many tutorials available on the internet. Here is a good one for your reference using the first spaceman as a topic.
Most of special scenes can be made of different common images. Simple old carriage, bones plus one or two natural scenes can form a nice piece of special carriage scene using photo manipulation. This is mainly made using photo cut and paste plus color adjustment afterwards.
Create a concept that would utilize this tool in a cool way, that would be fun and interesting. The result is this tutorial on creating a vintage style circus poster design.
Learn how to create this windy photo manipulation of a woman leaning on columns with deteriorated flags. You’ll learn how to combine images, manipulate them to fir the windy scene, and work with lighting and shadows.