Secrets of Composite Artwork with Photoshop
Create complex and beautiful photo composites. This course will teach you the fundamentals and secrets of photo compositing--advanced masking techniques, luminosity and color adjustments, selective sharpening and more.
What you'll learn
With digital photo editing, "the sky's the limit." In this course, Secrets of Composite Artwork in Photoshop, you will start your exciting adventure and create a complex, dreamy photo composite. This course starts with a short introduction where you'll get familiar with the basic principles of photo compositing. The hands-on process starts with mastering advanced masking techniques with Photoshop Channels. Next, you will build the Composition and focus on Luminosity and Color Adjustments, taking advantage of several great Photoshop tools such as Black and White Adjustment Layer, the Curves Adjustment Layer, Gradient Map, and Blend Modes. Once you have the color adjustments ready, you will focus on contrast adjustments with a Dodge and Burn technique. Finally, you'll add a few last touches including selective sharpening and Dust Effect created with the help of Photoshop Custom Brush. When you're finished with this course, you will have a foundational knowledge of photo compositing, helping you as you move forward to professional photo editing and graphic design.