Your Favourite Photoshop Tutorials in One Place
Under Photo Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
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.
This tutorial will show you to create a twisted neck from a giraffe. You will aslo learn the creation with the 3D models, water reflections, underwater textures, also learn how to create water line effect from scratch.
To magnify your motion such as crying or shouting in a picture, you can have a try to apply some photo effects. The photo effects usually are lighting, however, this tutorial will show you something different such as applying smoke and dark environment.