119 Comments

Dance Photo Manipulation Part 2

May 3, 2009

This is part two of the Dance Photo Manipulation tutorial, this part follows on from part 1 but shows some more advanced techniques and makes use of some of the skills you learned in the first part. This time we’ll be making use of the liquify tool, some brushes and some vector shapes to finish of the image and give an awesome result.

Introduction

This two part tutorial will be showing how to create some really cool elements for a photo-manipulation. We’ll start with an image of a person and use lots of useful techniques to transform it into a really interesting image that will stand out. Below is a preview of what we’ll create over these two parts. Check out part 1 here.

Step 1

We need to remove the right leg so create a new layer and use the same technique we used to remove the arm in part 1. You should be left with something similar to below.

Step 2

Create a new layer then select the clone stamp tool again but shange the brush to a hard one and clone some parts of the leg randomly to give the effect shown below.

Step 3

Now go Filter>Liquify a play around with the liquify controls and dragging until you you get something that looks good. You should now try and blend it into the leg ny either using the erasor tool or with a layer mask.

Step 4

Create a new layer then select the brush tool and choose a hard round brush of about 15px diameter. Now select the pen tool and draw a path that winds round the subject then sstroke it by selecting the brush tool and hitting Return.

Step 5

Now use the liquify tool to distort this line.

Step 6

We want this to wrap around the guys body so use the technique we used in part 1, step 5 to mask this layer.

Step 7

We’re going to add some random lines in now, these are easy, just select the brush tool and choose a 1px hard brush. Set the foreground color to a whiteish color then in a new layer draw some jagged lines freehand. Lower the opacity of this layer to suit.

Step 8

Now do the same in a new layer using a red color similar to that of the trousers.

Step 9

You can now use either the eraser tool or a layer mask, both with a low opacity brush to hide parts of the lines.

Step 10

Another design element which has became popular are thes colored blobs. Create a new layer then select the pen tool and draw a path in the shape of the blob you want then fill it with a color, create a few of these.

Step 11

Now for the highlights create them in a new layer using the same technique but with a fill color of white. Lower the opacity of this layer to around 30%.

Step 12

Now to remove the head, use the same technique as with the arm and leg and don’t worry if it looks messy because we’ll cover it up in a minute.

Step 13

You will nee some cloud brushes now which you can download here. Set the forecround color to white then in a new layer add a cloud, you will then need to use a layer mask or the eraser tool to make the cloud go behind his body. You can alter the opacity of the layer too if need be.

Step 14

Add another cloud to the image then either copy the layer mask from the first cloud or use the eraser tool again to make the cloud appear behind the guy.

Step 15

Now that I’ve shown you all the techniques you can go back in and use them them again to add more elements to the image for example I added another flame style thing to his left ankle and another white swirl round his body which I blurred and added a glow. Other things you can do to this image are to smooth out the top and put in some text. Some more drips and lines will add more depth as well, keep it subtle and keep building it up layer by layer and you will get a good result.

Conclusion

I hope from this tutorial, you’ve learned something new that you’ll be able to take away and apply to your own peices and you’ve also seen that creating impressive peices of art in Photoshop really isn’t that hard if you just build it up layer by layer.


Similar Tutorials:

Save and Share this Post

We like people who share our posts! Del.Icio.Us - StumbleUpon - Float - Reddit


Or why not subscribe to the feed? RSS - Email

119 Responses:

  • January 25th, 2015

    Photoshop Mockups:

    […] Dance Photo Manipulation […]

  • June 8th, 2015

    trodat 4912 stamp pad:

    Depending on the type of ink used and how a lot was used, it
    is potential that the paste will start to take on the colour of the ink
    on the stamp.

  • July 2nd, 2015

    Robert:

    I am professionally Graphics designer. I think this work is very creative and attractive. Thanks Work Tom.

  • October 13th, 2015

    Photo retouching services:

    Photo manipulation is very tough but creative work. Normal designer can not do this properly. I think you are a creative designer. reading this tutorial I have learn how to do Photo manipulation. Thanks for sharing

  • October 22nd, 2015

    vodafoneturkiye:

    Eski ça?lardan günümüze dek sanatla iç içe ya?am???zd?r . Duygular?, dü?ünceleri , hayalleri çe?itli sanat aktiviteleriyle ifade etmeye çal??maktay?z. Resim çizme sanat? eski ça?lardan beri süre gelmi?tir. ?nsano?lu ifade edemedi?i, anlatamad??? duygular? ?ekillendirip kendini anlatma ve rahatlama ihtiyac? hissetmi?tir. Günümüzde de ayn? ?ekilde ayn? duygularla resim sanat? devam etmektedir.
    Sizde hem kendinizi ifade etme ad?na hem de sanatsal anlamda kendinizi geli?tirmek için beylikdüzü resim kursu muzu tercih edin.

    http://ruyaavcisi.com/beylikduzu-resim-kursu/

  • October 27th, 2015

    www.storybizcoach.com:

    Hello there! Good post! Please keep us updated!

  • October 31st, 2015

    vodafoneturkiye:

    Y?llard?r sektörde konu?turan en uygun paket seçeneklerini sunan vodafone son 10 y?ld?r özellikle android telefonlar olmak üzere vodafone fiber internet paketlerinide çok uygun fiyatlara sizlere sunarak doyas?ya internette gezinmenizde olanak sa?lamaktad?r. Sizde de?i?imi yakamak için vodafone net ba?vuru formunu doldurarak internetin tad?n? ç?karabileceksiniz. Üstelik kota a??m?nda paket seçene?ine uygun oldu?u takdirde her hangi ek bir ücret talep etmeden özgürce internete sahip olabileceksiniz.

    S?TE: http://vodafonenetbasvuru.com/

  • October 31st, 2015

    vodafoneturkiye:

    Ah nerede o eski muhabbetler eski dostluklar diye diye dostlar?m?z? sormaz olduk ?imdi çok uzakta olsalar bile sadece sesleri de?il dostlar?n?z?da görebileceksiniz nas?l m? ? Teknolojinin bizlere sundu?u f?rsatlar ve vodafone net ile dostunuzu yan?n?zda hissedeceksiniz. Sevdiklerinizle saatlerce görü?ebilecek görebilecek ve sevdiklerinizin sesini duya bileceksiniz. Vodafone fiber internet ile kesintisiz internet keyfini ya?ayacaks?n?z. Üstelik vodafone yal?n internet paketleri 49.90 seçene?i ile takdirinizi topluyor.

    S?TE: http://vodafonnet.net/

  • November 19th, 2015

    Diseno web bilbao:

    Muy interesante!!!

  • December 8th, 2015

    Diseno Web Bilbao:

    I simply desired to say thanks again. I am not sure the things that I would have carried out without the entire tips and hints documented by you about my question. It had been a very fearsome matter in my view, nevertheless seeing the specialised form you resolved it took me to jump with happiness. Now i am happy for the assistance and as well , have high hopes you realize what a powerful job you are always undertaking teaching most people by way of your web site. More than likely you’ve never come across any of us.

  • January 11th, 2016

    Salim Ahmed:

    Amazing work. If you create a video tutorial how to create it. We are so glad and i perfectly understand it. Thanks

  • January 18th, 2016

    paykasa:

    En uygun fiyatlarla türkiyenin en güvenilir kurumsal sat?? yapan sitesi olan web sayfam?zdan an?nda paykasa alabilir ve bozum yapabilirsiniz. http://www.pay.web.tr

  • March 20th, 2016

    Wordpress tema temalari:

    iyiwp adi altinda cikan bütün temalar seo uyumludur ve bütün temalar W3C valid XHTML göre kodlanmistir iyiwp aldiginiz herhangi bir tema ile google de çok hizli bir sekilde üst s?ralarda yerinizi alabilirsiniz. http://www.iyiwp.com

  • March 26th, 2016

    valves and flanges Manufacturer:

    Wow This was simply amazing .. thanks for updating us

  • March 26th, 2016

    asics gel:

    It very simple to find out any topic on net as compared to books, as I fount this piece of writing Dance Photo Manipulation Part 2 | Learning Resources for Adobe Photoshop at this web page.
    asics gel http://www.sportyshop.top/asics-asics-gel-c-158_726_751.html

  • March 28th, 2016

    jasa pembuatan website:

    Thanks for the information so creative and inspiring. Greetings.

  • April 29th, 2016

    sargisvirabyan.com:

    Wholesome food does price extra, however to me it
    is price it. I really feel it is helping you grow and be strong and wholesome,” Sandra Ware stated.

  • June 1st, 2016

    Stacey:

    Inside the top ten of my favourite posts, thanks!

  • June 13th, 2016

    Angelina veronica:

    Great tutorial you have shared. its great. its one of my favorite post. Its so inspirational.

Leave a Comment

©PSDlearning 2016. This site is brilliantly hosted by Mediatemple.