A Giant Ego


Take your composite skills to new levels and learn the best methods to enlarge a person within their surroundings. This Phlearn PRO Tutorial will teach you how to flawlessly select hair, capture a perfect exposure, create custom brushes, master the pen tool and much more!

Tutorial Instructor: Aaron Nace

From Start to Finish

Grow your subjects to fill an entire room. Learn each step required to make your composites as natural as possible. Make amazing cutouts, match the most difficult lighting and adjust color in every spectrum to create a visually flawless composite.

  • Make Perfect Cutouts

    Follow along as we explain the correct tools and techniques to cut out the subject for this image. Learn how to use the Pen Tool to create paths and turn the paths into selections. Create incredible selections and speed up your background cleanup.
  • Match the Lighting

    See how we set the lighting during our photo shoot to match the room and learn a great technique for taking care of your edges to make sure they match the rest of the scene.

Create an authentic interaction.

Learn how to evaluate opportunities and better plan to create a more engaging scene. Beginning with the initial photo shoot and finishing with advanced Photoshop techniques, you learn all of the best practices to place any subject in any room.

  • Create Reflections

    Creating reflections in Photoshop varies depending on the surface that reflects your subject. Reflections might need to be smooth and clear, or other times blurry and distorted. Learn how to make reflections that apply to different types of images.
  • Match Light Sources

    Learn the best methods for seamlessly matching the room light to your subject. Adding light with Photoshop is a great way to bring atmosphere and attention to your images. Use the included bonus textures to add flare to this and any other image!
  • Build Interaction

    Unite the subject with their environment by adding interaction between them. Plan ahead to pose the model in a way that will compliment the room. Learn how to evaluate what’s important to make this interaction more seamless.
  • Custom Photoshop Brushes

    Create your own Photoshop brushes so you’ll always have the right brush for the job. Custom brushes are excellent for advanced retouching and adding special effects to your images.

Fill the entire room.

  • Analyze Color

    Create the most believable composite image by matching the colors perfectly. With this tutorial you will receive a Phlearn Custom Photoshop Action that will help you to analyze the color of your images.
  • Create the Ultimate Composite

    When creating a multiple image composite, you may encounter areas of your photo that require some special attention. Learn how to complete a complicated task by breaking it into smaller tasks that are more familiar.

Included in Your Download

Our goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive learning experience possible. When you purchase the A Giant Ego Phlearn PRO Tutorial, you’ll get more than just videos. We provide everything you need to learn and practice at the same time!

$34.99 Add to cart

  • 3 hours of step-by-step Photoshop instruction
  • Original images to follow along
  • 3 Phlearn Custom Photoshop Actions
  • Phlearn PRO Textures
  • Phlearn Custom Photoshop Brushes
  • Tips to make your photo shoots more successful

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  • 5 out of 5
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    Great tutorial pretty easy to follow along. Each one is getting easier to do as Aaron makes it fun and each Pro you will learn more techniques and you can use on the older Pros such as this one. If Aaron didn’t take the time to shoot the Background then do the math and shoot the subject to match the Background this one would of been a task. The lighting and the color is pretty much spot on already, just a few adjustments. All in all a great tutorial again.

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  • 5 out of 5
    user image

    Played around with the color a little bit more. Couldn’t sleep i had to go over it a second round.

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  • 5 out of 5
    user image

    PHantastic ! Well on top of my 4-5 weeks of Photoshop experience this is my second pro tutorial. I decided to take a step further and dive into this advanced tutorial. The technics Aaron uses are advanced for sure but with a pinch of patience I finally reached the end and I learnt a ton of things !
    I did some mistakes and had to struggle alone to fix them in order to go further but it’s an amazing opportunity to challenge yourself and dig into photoshop.

    The Photoshop action provided in this tutorial is more than an action … it’s amazing and impressive, very useful to match light properties between 2 different shots ! The technical aspect behind the scene of this action is quiet complicated for someone who doesn’t have his eyes and brain trained with colors/hue/saturation/value etc. but one more time it’s the perfect opportunity to search and understand a little bit more.

    You’ll find in attachement the final result of my work. :/
    I know there’s a huge room for improvement but it comes with experience. I’m a little bit better than yesterday. 😉 (I hope)
    Thanks Phlearn Team !

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