Creating Powerful Lighting Effects in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we will be using stock images to create a powerful photo illustrated portrait. Software required: Photoshop CC, Corel Painter 12, Flame Painter 3, Lens Flare.
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Jun 27, 2014
Duration
1h 31m
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Description
Course info
Level
Advanced
Updated
Jun 27, 2014
Duration
1h 31m
Description

In this tutorial, we will be using stock images to create a powerful photo illustrated portrait. Topics will include how to create compelling lighting effects using Photoshop, Corel Painter, Flame Painter, and Lens Flare. We'll cover tips on how to create a sense of motion, flare, and energy from still shots. We will learn fantastic techniques on how to really speed up your workflow. By the end of the tutorial, you will have learned how to create powerful and striking images while working towards a tight deadline. Software required: Photoshop CC, Corel Painter 12, Flame Painter 3, Lens Flare.

About the author
About the author

Gavin Campbell is a freelance illustrator & graphic designer, based in the United Kingdom.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hey, my name's Gavin Campbell. I'm a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. I've worked on a number of fantastic projects for clients including Microsoft, Sony Music, Sky TV, Persil and McDonald's to name a few. In this course, we're going to take a basic stock image and turn it into a stunning photo illustrated portrait. Topics will include how to create compelling lighting effects using Photoshop, Painter, and some great third party plugins. This will include demonstrating how to create a real sense of motion, a flare, and energy from still shots. I'll be showing you some tips and techniques on how you can really speed up your workflow, and by the end of the training session, you'll have learned how to create some striking and powerful images working to a tight deadline. I'm really excited to work with Digital-Tutors, and it's great to be able to impart some knowledge with fellow artists. So, let's get started with the first lesson.