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Creating Powerful Lighting Effects in Photoshop

by Gavin Campbell

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.

What you'll learn

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

Gavin Campbell is a freelance illustrator & graphic designer, based in the United Kingdom. He is drawn to lighting effects, photo-illustration and compositing. His works creates a sense of movement via kinetic and electric energy. His style of work is a unique tool in the formation of brand language in advertising, illustration and web projects and is appreciated by clients worldwide. For the past 13 years he has been working with global brands in fashion, lifestyle, editorials, advertising,... more

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