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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.
Try to create a dark Batman squatting high against the bright moon? Then follow this tutorial to create the manipulation using a variety of photo-manipulation techniques with Photoshop. Apart from blending the images together using adjustment layers, masking and brushes, you will also learn how to enhance the light and contrast, apply texture and create a dark atmosphere.
Photo manipulation is a magic to turn your photo to something extremely different. For example, a dark forest can be turned into a nice and green forest through photo combination effect. It is just to adjust the blending options plus some other simple photoshop skills.
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.
This time will introduce a tutorial about transforming a photo into watercolor painting style. One more special effect you can learn to change your personal photo like a paint. Photoshop functions such as Image, Filter & Blending options will be mainly involved. You can now have more practice with these functions.
This will teach you how to create an underwater mermaid in Photoshop using some simple blending techniques and layer adjustments. You can practice this beautiful photo manipulation using other underwater backgrounds to create something truly unique. Undersea photo manipulations are among my favorites Photoshop artworks.