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Manipulating a Beautiful Angel in the Universe
Under Photo Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
In this tutorial you will create a beautiful fantasy landscape of an angel playing in the cosmos. You will learn how to manipulate simple stock images into a fantasy scene. You will learn skin retouching techniques, how to paint custom hair, blending, filtering and much more.
To create a style poster, you can have a try to apply this text art to form your poster. In this tutorial, it will turn a typical portrait image to a fantastic typographic design using Adobe Photoshop. It will be creating typographic brushes to be applied to the poster’s portrait for a more creative and customized typographic effect.
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.
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.
I will explain the basic steps and techniques I used… but I will be specific in some areas. This tutorial assumes you have basic knowledge of photoshop – how to use layers, layer masks, filters, and the tools in the tool panel.
Wonderful objects always need to have nice background to match with. Simple and colorful effect can be used for creating various of natural or scientific backgrounds like this one.
In this tutorial, it is going to show you how to create a realistic IES (photometric) lighting effect. We are going to use Photoshop CS4 as well as some free plugins and software. You can always apply the same idea to your image and other objects you like.