Submerging a Scene Through Photo Manipulation

By utilizing the techniques and approaches applied in this tutorial, you'll be able to add another level of creativity to your own photo manipulation projects. Software required: Photoshop CS6.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 18, 2013
Duration
1h 51m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 18, 2013
Duration
1h 51m
Description

By utilizing the techniques and approaches applied in this tutorial, you'll be able to add another level of creativity to your own photo manipulation projects. We'll begin this process by examining our original photo containing our head sculpture which will be the main focal point of our final scene. We'll learn how we can separate our head sculpture from its original background by using the quick mask tool and a layer mask. From here we'll embark on a series of lessons where will block in various photographic elements of water to create ocean waves and an underwater environment in which our head sculpture will be submerged. Along the way, we'll explore incorporating additional textures and other storytelling imagery into our submerged water concept in addition to some digital painting. Software required: Photoshop CS6.

About the author
About the author

Kurt is a design tutor at Pluralsight. Ever since he could hold a crayon, Kurt has been in love with drawing. Apart from his dedication to training artists at Pluralsight, Kurt has an extensive background in illustration. He has previously worked for a book publisher, as well as Rhythm and Hues Studios. It was through his extensive industry background that Kurt learned the way of the Wacom, and that the Pen tool is truly mightier than the sword.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello, I'm Kurt with Digital-Tutors. Welcome to this series of lessons where we'll focus on creating a submerged scene through photo manipulation in Photoshop. We'll begin this process by examining our original photo containing our head sculpture, which will be the main focal point of our final scene. We'll learn how we can separate our head sculpture from its original background by using the Quick Mask tool and a layer mask. From here, we'll embark on a series of lessons where we'll block in various photographic elements of water to create ocean waves and an underwater environment in which our head sculpture will be submerged in. Along the way, we'll explore incorporating additional textures and other storytelling imagery into our submerged water concept in addition to some digital painting. By utilizing the techniques and approaches applied in this course, you'll be able to add another level of creativity to your own photo manipulation projects. So with that, we'll begin in our next lesson.