01 - The Beginners Guide to Compositing
Aaron explains both of the composites we will tackle in this tutorial, as well as discuss the fundamentals of compositing and some tips for shooting for composites.
02 - Introduction to Compositing in Photoshop, Planning the Floating Books Photo
In this section, Aaron plans out the composite and gathers the elements he will use.
03 - Floating Books: How to Composite Books from Multiple Images into One Photo
Learn how to composite images using layer masks and the Pen Tool as Aaron composites the flying books into the frame.
04 - Floating Books: How to Color and Retouch a Fantasy Portrait
In this section, learn color correction, retouching work, and shaping with the Liquify tool, all to realistically place your elements into the frame.
05 - Introduction to Compositing in Photoshop, Planning the Going Home Photo
Compositing the Going Home image begins with crucial planning to work out each of the following steps.
06 - Going Home: How to Composite a Person Underground in Photoshop
Follow Aaron as he starts laying out the various elements, playing with them and trying different ways to make them fit before roughly locking them into place.
07 - Going Home: How to Color Match a Composite and Change a Sky in Photoshop
To clean up the image following the last section, Aaron uses the Clone Stamp tool to hide the seams, color correction to match the images, and finally a sky replacement to liven up the scene.
08 - Going Home: How to Color and Retouch a Fantasy Composite Photo
Learn how to color and retouch the now composited image, putting on the final touches.
09 - How to Light Multiple Photos Consistently for a Seamless Composite
As a bonus, learn exactly how Aaron lit the Floating Book and Going Home shoots to give him the best images for compositing.
10 - Ultimate Guide to Cutting Things Out with the Pen Tool
In this ultimate guide to the pen tool, learn from Aaron exactly how the pen tool works to ultimately master its use in your retouching and composites.