1. Oil Painting Effect in Photoshop
In this tutorial, we will learn how to create oil painting from any image in Photoshop.
Program: Photoshop CS5
Estimated Completion Time: 20 Minutes
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2. Planet X Matte Painting in Photoshop
In today’s feature film industry, productions are in constant need of digital set extensions or matte painting, the correct term for this type of work. If you don’t know exactly what it is, a matte painting is a painted representation of a landscape, set, or distant location that allows filmmakers to create the illusion of an environment that would otherwise be too expensive or impossible to build or visit.
Historically, matte painters and film technicians have used various techniques to combine a matte-painted image with live-action footage. At its best, depending on the skill levels of the artists and technicians, the effect is “seamless” and creates environments that would otherwise be impossible to film.
So in this tutorial I will show you how to create that using some photos, 3D rendered models in 3DS Max and Photoshop. read more…
3. Create a Vibrant Colorful Alcohol Product Ad in Photoshop
Alcohol is one of the most commonly advertised products on the planet. During major sporting events such as the Superbowl, the World Cup and the Olympics, companies spend millions on TV advertisements, and also product advertisements in banner and billboard format at the sporting venue itself. However, because alcohol is a liquid, it can be very difficult to design around since liquid stock images require significant more attention during isolation and blending in order to appear realistic.
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create a vibrant, colorful alcoholic product advertisement in Adobe Photoshop, using some easy techniques and quality stock images. You’ll learn how to deal with liquid stock images, how to take a brand image and create elements to match, and how to work with colors and composition for a brilliant result.
As a disclaimer, this tutorial is in no way an endorsement of Kai Vodka, or any other alcoholic beverage brand, and the product is used merely in an illustrative fashion. read more…