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Create a Dark Landscape Matte Painting with Photoshop

Create a Dark Landscape Matte Painting with Photoshop

By Jenny Le, 29th April, 2015, 0 Comments

(Photo Effects - Tutorials)

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a misty landscape matte painting with a dark castle. We’ll create a misty scene with the layered mountains and the light from afar. The main technique here is blending with adjustment layers, masking and brushes. There are something basic you should know about contrast, distance, intensity etc, and we’ll dive into all of those in today’s lesson!

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Create a Dark, Mysterious Photo Manipulation

Create a Dark, Mysterious Photo Manipulation

By Bunty Pundir, 9th March, 2015, 11 Comments

(Photo Effects - Tutorials)

Today’s tutorial will walk you through some essential manipulation, blending and colour matching techniques. In this lesson I’ll show you how you can convert a forest into a dark, foggy, ominous scene. You’ll learn how to work with shadows, lighting, adjustment layers, layer masks, dodge & burning and much more.

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Photo Manipulate a Dark, Emotional Fallen Angel Scene

Photo Manipulate a Dark, Emotional Fallen Angel Scene

By Jenny Le, 16th October, 2014, 0 Comments

(Photo Effects - Tutorials)

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a dark and emotional fallen angel scene using a variety of photo manipulation techniques. You’ll work with blending techniques, adjusting colour, practice retouching, painting and more.

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Photo Manipulate a Mystical Tribal Warrior

Photo Manipulate a Mystical Tribal Warrior

By Santhosh Rao, 17th June, 2014, 0 Comments

(Photo Effects - Tutorials)

In today’s tutorial you’ll be brushing up on your photo manipulation skills, by creating a mystical tribal warrior. This tutorial is packed full of useful techniques, from blending tactics, to digital painting, lighting, layout sketching and much more.

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How to Clean up Your Photo Backgrounds in Photoshop

How to Clean up Your Photo Backgrounds in Photoshop

By Daniel Meadows, 9th May, 2014, 0 Comments

(Photo Effects - Tutorials)

In retouching you see this quite frequently, whether you’re using seamless paper, vinyl, a fabric hanging or a purpose built infinity cove, it’s going to get dirty. You have a couple of options, one is to check out some reviews on Amazon for handheld vacuum cleaners and have your assistant scoot around with it between shots. The other more sensible option, which we’ll cover here, is to solve it in post, in this case using Adobe Photoshop.

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