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Visual effects in the style of 300
Under Photo Effect, Photoshop Tutorial
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.
Most of the time, you may be stuck on how to apply different scenes for different characters. It is not necessary to put the fighting or war scene as a background in this case. A simple sea and a beautiful girl can also be applied for your gladiator.
This tutorial will show you how to create a dark, mystic photo manipulation. Along the way you will learn some interesting tricks and techniques such as working with tree branches and ivies, advanced blending and coloring techniques.
In this tutorial, it is going to walk through my process for creating a photo-realistic steampunk style insect. This tutorial is surprisingly easy, you just need to have a basic understanding of selection and blending techniques in Photoshop to make the final image appear as realistic as possible.
Create a concept that would utilize this tool in a cool way, that would be fun and interesting. The result is this tutorial on creating a vintage style circus poster design.