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Visual effects in the style of 300

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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.

Create a Great Universe Scene in Photoshop

Create a Great Universe Scene in Photoshop

To create an universe scene, planets and sun are the essential elements. Usually, the designers would create some nice lightings to beautify the objects.

Making a Great Lighting Effect in an Urban Background

Making a Great Lighting Effect in an Urban Background

In this tutorial, it will show you the steps of lighting effect in a urban background digitally in Photoshop, with elements such as urban building, grunge brushset and surreal lighting effect.

Photomanipulation for a Stone Dragon in Photoshop

Photomanipulation for a Stone Dragon in Photoshop

In this tutorial, it will show you the steps to design a stone dragon in Photoshop. This is a good example to show you a few simple methods to blending objects together in Photoshop, and edit them with various image adjustment tools.

Orange Porsche with Fruit Skin

Orange Porsche with Fruit Skin

In this tutorial, it will show you how to re-decorate the Posche with fruit skin. This time, orange skin is used for making the skin. Then use the color adjustment plus other special effect to complete this tutorial.

Super Transparent Effect for an Image

Super Transparent Effect for an Image

Lots of simple effects around you can be special. Simple turning your object into transparent that can draw lots of people’s attention. Here the tutorial will show you to turn a hand and mouse into transparent like under X-ray.

Portrait Transformation to a Realistic Painting

Portrait Transformation to a Realistic Painting

It is always not easy to develop a human portrait since it really requires a lot of skills to make it to be realistic. Using this portrait transformation, the story would be much different. As the painting is based on the original photo, the quality would be high and nice.

Creating Old Paper With Custom Brushes

Creating Old Paper With Custom Brushes

Sometimes, it is nice to create a personal brushes to do your art works as your time can be saved. To begin with, a plain white piece of paper will be taken, folded it in fours and left it in my pocket for a few hours. Next you need to scan the paper using the Grayscale setting on my scanner.

Create Your Own Planets

Create Your Own Planets

The “Polar Panorama Effect” is a photoshop technique which is eligible to turn the image into unique pieces of art. It takes a panoramic photo and uses the Polar Coordinates filter of Photoshop or The Gimp to create a circular image that seems to wrap the panorama around a planet.