This Phlearn PRO Tutorial will show you more than just basic compositing. You will learn how to seamlessly integrate subtle traits, characteristics and personality into one cohesive being, real or imaginary.
Develop a character worthy of the big screen. Follow along with the included images to extract a human subject and then add wings from multiple dragonflies. We will show you incredible time-saving tips to make sure you are achieving great results while working quickly.
Make Perfect Cutouts
Follow along as we explain the correct tools and techniques to cut out the subject for this image. In this tutorial you will learn the fastest way to create a perfect selection and remove subjects and other elements from their background.
Discover how to properly use the Refine Mask tool in Photoshop to increase your subject and element extractions. This tool is essential for creating accurate selections when creating a composite quickly.
Use Blend Modes
Learn how to speed up your detail compositing by adjusting the layer blend modes instead of making time-consuming selections. There are a multitude of layer blend mode to choose from and we will show you the best ways to approach this.
Add Amazing Details
Copy elements from one area of the image to another and transform them to feel completely original. Learn to identify areas that are too light, too dark or lacking in detail. Then, easily fix each of the problem areas.
Detail on a microscopic level.
Add texture and detail to your subject and background to help the overall image come to life. Sometimes the smallest details make the biggest difference. This is especially true when creating a new species.
Tone Your Color
Learn how to color tone the image to create a more cohesive, artistic feel. We show you how to adjust color in small areas of the photo to add style and authenticity.
Custom Photoshop Brushes
Learn to create 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.
Liquify Tool Best Practices
Make your subject look their best without looking unnatural using the liquify tool properly. Use what you learn to dramatically alter the shapes and tone a person bringing attention to the right places.
Create a Textured Background
Add texture and detail to the overall image to give a sense of scale and place. Use the included texture images to create your own textured background and enhance the detail and color on your subject. 6 textures are included for you to use on any image!