The Human Torch

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Transform your next portrait image into a special effect scene worthy that of a superhero. In this Phlearn PRO Tutorial you will learn to add the most realistic fire to your photos. See how to clean a background, add fire, create custom brushes and much more.

Tutorial Instructor: Aaron Nace

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It’s getting hot in here.

Give your special effects a little more heat. Adding fire to an image will create tons of interest and energy. Having the source of the fire come from a person pushes the interest off the charts!

  • Plan Your Vision

    Every Photoshop project should start by creating a plan of action. Understanding your goals for retouching will help you to outline your editing process and ensure you don’t miss anything.
  • 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.
  • Add Fire

    Learn how to add fire to a photo and make it look realistic. There are a few rules that you have to follow in order to make the fire look real, in this tutorial we teach you exactly how to make it happen.
  • Remove Distractions

    Refine your images by removing unwanted distractions. Master multiple techniques that will allow you to remove literally anything leaving only the focal points you decide.

Dare to dream.

No matter how wild your imagination can be, you can bring those dreams to life. At least by using what you learn with Phlearn and Photoshop anyway. Dream it and do it by bringing all the details together that make imaginary scenes feel completely realistic.

  • Add Glowing Light

    Fire casts light on everything around it, and in this tutorial you will learn how to bring the color and light of the fire to the rest of the image.
  • 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 many different types of images.
  • Perfect Color Match

    Create the most believable composite image by matching the colors perfectly. Learn how to adjust the colors separately between shadows, midtones and highlights to create an accurate and realistic color match.
  • 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.

Included in Your Download

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

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  • 1 hour of step-by-step Photoshop instruction
  • Original images to follow along
  • Original images to follow along

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  • 4 out of 5
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    I loved to imagine having powers…!! But I didn’t do the fire thing…I liked to contol water… Maybe you could make a tutorial on that…??

  • 5 out of 5
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    Loved the tutorial! Is there any way to get the photoshoot’s lightning diagram? Im curious about how to replicate the light effects on the picture. Thank you! Ill Phlearn you later!

  • 4 out of 5
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    Never knew this would be so easy to do, your tutorial was very straight forward and very easy to follow. Thank you.

  • 5 out of 5
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    Amazing…. As always. Aaron is is so thorough and well spoken. One of the best teachers I have seen anywhere. It is obvious Aaron and the others at Phlearn love what they do, and are so generous with their time how can you not support them and buy some Pro tutorials. They are worth every penny.

  • 5 out of 5
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    Watched the Video an did the Picture. Easy to understand and easy to do. Even for a german guy 🙂

  • 5 out of 5
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    When I got Aaron’s (and I keep pronouncing “A-A-Ron”) tutorial, I was completely a novice at PS. I must have watched it numerous times wrapping my head around the whole masking and blending thing. This tutorial really expanded my mind on how to use PS and my photos together and push my limits. I’ve followed Aaron for years now and am thankful for a product that is easy to follow, and really teaches you something that you can use for other projects in many ways. This was my result from this particular tutorial, “the Voodoo that she-do”