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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.
Have you ever tried to use combination effect to create a legend scenery? Here is a such good example to create a princess to stand in her castle. To mix several pictures into a single one, it is mainly related to color and lighting combination techniques.
Using different normal photos plus some light effects, you can form an extraordinary scenery. To start, you need to prepare simple images e.g. grass field, sky and a lady. Then you cut & paste and put them together. Of course, you can choose any other combinations as you like to form your own artwork.
Holloween is coming. Some of you may want to change your image into a zombie. Turning yourself into a zombie, you need to prepare an image of a dead animal. Then you can cut and paste the damage meat into your image face or body plus some color adjustment to finalize it.
Different posts need different style design as a background. And this tutorial just show you the post of skateboard riding. The idea is to arrange the objects in a certain angle (the feeling is like the object is sliding down), which is processed by illustrator. And the rest of effects can be done by Photoshop.
You may always find that most of the movie posters are very awesome. Lots of movies production company would hire the best designer to produce some nice movie posters to advertise their movies. You can pick up some advance skills after following this movie poster tutorial.