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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.
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.
If you find your image / portrait is too normal, you can have a try to turn it into something fashionable. You can use Photoshop manipulation to change your hair and draw something special on your face plus little Photoshop effect to change the color.
This tutorial shows off the techniques for photo manipulation, retouching and editing he brought to bear on the cover. The real creative challenge for Immersion was to achieve an original and natural-looking scenario merged with some hyper-real techniques.