In this collection of lessons we will learn about different tools and techniques that can be used to manipulate a stock photo into a completely new image. We'll get started exploring some techniques for removing the background from our stock photo. Then we'll move on and look into a couple different methods of removing unwanted details from our image. After that, we'll examine several different tools for modifying the anatomy of our model to slim her down a bit. From here we'll work through redesigning our model's wardrobe, converting her soft fleshy tissue to hard surfaces as well as color correcting our image. We'll wrap thing up by focusing on a variety of details that will push our finished piece over the top. After completing this course, you'll be familiar with the tools and techniques used to create a complex photo manipulation. Software required: Photoshop CS5.
Eddie is the dedicated Pluralsight texturing and rendering tutor. His roots are firmly planted in a deep background in illustration and design, and Eddie lives to express himself through his art. Eddie has been with Pluralsight (and previously Digital-Tutors) for four-plus years, teaching creative artists to expand their knowledge on everything from design and illustration, to hand painting beautiful textures for their models.