Today, we’re venturing into the Upside Down to bring a giant shadow monster to life. We’ll show you step-by-step how to create the environment and the creature from scatch. Then we’ll animate them into a cinemagraph.
Join Aaron and the team for a photoshoot using some DIY effects anyone can do. Then we hop in Photoshop to bring all of our images together, do a bit of coloring, and finish things off with some texture.
To show the versatility of reflectors, we created six different lighting setups using a combination of reflectors and v-flats. A v-flat is a large reflector made from two 4’x8′ sheets of poster board taped together.
Sometimes there is not enough information in the image for the Clone Stamp Tool or the Healing Brush Tool to work effectively. This is where knowing how to make the most out of the brush tool comes in handy!