Join Creative Director and Photoshop Guru Rikard Rodin in creating a Greek mythology-inspired composite—Flight of Icarus. The course is filled with Photoshop techniques that are useful for any photo compositing work you may want to do—including masking techniques, retouching and cloning, color grading and texture techniques.
Length: 1 hour, 35 minutes | Experience Level: Beginner to Intermediate | Required Software: Photoshop CC
Learn how to open files as smart objects and some keyboard shortcuts that will drastically speed up your compositing.
Here we use paths to cutout the model from the background and then refine that selection to include hair with the Selection and Mask tool.
Learn how to use the puppet warp tool to adjust the shape of a cloth object.
Here we use the liquify tool to make subtle changes to the man’s posture and then add his wings.
Here we change the background sky and then use multiple images to populate the sky with birds.
Learn how to use gradient maps, color balance and curves to color grade your composite.
Here we add in the sun flare and make more fine tuned color adjustments to the overall image.