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Turning a regular donut into a jelly donut

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Video: Turning a regular donut into a jelly donut

This week I'm going to bring back an old thing I used to do a long time ago. Create a bite layer right there.

Turning a regular donut into a jelly donut

This week I'm going to bring back an old thing I used to do a long time ago. The techniques haven't changed through all these new versions of Photoshop. The techniques haven't been changed at all. Not for this particular thing. So I'm going to do for you guys here in case you never saw me do this before. What it is, is I'm going to convert the type of doughnut this is. Right now it's a regular doughnut, right? Looks like a sugar coated doughnut. What I want to make it is a jelly doughnut. So, first thing we gotta do is get rid of the hole.

because you know that jelly donuts don't have a hole. So now, what we're going to do is just kind of clone this whole other texture into this area. Now in cloning, there's a few things that you have to keep in mind. Especially when something is, is, is as chaotic and, and random as this is. So I'm going to get my clone tool and the default you'll notice that it is a very soft brush, see? Now that's not good. Because that softness of that edge, that really soft area there is going to create kind of of like a haze, kind of like a little ghostly area where.

The two where the brush is passing over something. We're just going to kind of blur things out a bit. If I make it 100% hard, then you're going to have a hard edge. Which is really going to show the actual brush strokes. So, what I do in a case like this is kind of. Lower that opacity, just a little, usually something to about 90% should be good enough. And because of the nature of this particular texture being so random, it is important that you kind of randomize where you're toning from. Don't just start, say, okay, I'm going to go from here, and start cloning right down there.

See right off the bat there's, something that even the naked eye is going to see that those two little marks right there are exactly the same. So we make sure that we clone from different parts at different times so that it starts to add more randomness. So I'm going to clone from here and just kind of add a little stuff to here and maybe pick up from down here and add into this area here. Now, I see that my edges are a little tight. So I might want to go in there and soften it up a little bit more. Let's bring it down to about 80%. All right now we pick up from here and we start to clone.

Okay pick up from there and clone in there. Pick up from here and clone, from there. So you see that I'm, cloning from different areas each time, so I'm getting a totally random kind of a, an effect there. Now we see that we have ourselves a nice little jelly doughnut. So now, what we're going to do is to make it look like a jelly doughnut, I'm going to take a bite out of it. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to clone the background, right here, into it. So I'm going to go in here and I might want to do this into a separate layer just in case. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to go in here and let's go into layers and we'll call it the bite.

Create a bite layer right there. Bite. And what I'm going to do is I'm going to clone from here. And I make sure that I have current layer. Let's just say sample or current and below. All right? Current and below. And then I'm going to say here and I'm going to start to clone. So I'm just going to clone out all this area here that I want to have the bite. So I'm just cloning in and I'm going to make sure I keep cloning back from that beginning again because otherwise I'm going to start cloning the doughnut onto itself. I'm just kind of clone this big area into here.

Right and just, just go in here and start to roughen it up now. So it starts to look like it has in fact been chewed. So I'm going to go in the there and just to start to create this nice little teeth marks, right through there like that. About like that. So now we've taken this bite out of it. So now, we have to see the inside of the doughnut. Where we're going to see all this jelly pouring outta there. Right? So, the inside of the doughnut looks a little different. I happen to have another file right here. Bread. It's just a piece of bread. So there's the kind of textures that I want for the inside of my doughnut.

So what I'm going to do is I'm going to say Clone From Right Here. Option-click. Go back to my doughnut. And in a new layer. I'm going to start to clone, right into there, that bread that we saw in that other file. So I'm going to just start to put that all into here. So now I have this inside part of my doughnut, right there like that. There's a bite taken out of the doughnut. Right there, we might want to go in a little further just so we have more area of our little, what do you call it, the jelly, to show through.

Now that we've taken a bite of it, well, we need some crumbs. Well guess what, look. We have another file that has some crumbs. So what I'm going to do is say, Clone From Right Here. Go back over to my other file and we'll create a new layer and we'll call it crumbs. And we'll just kind of throw some crumbs right into this area here. All right now, that background is kind of showing through. So what we might want to do is go in there into my levels and just kind of lighten up that background there. There we go, so it just starts to go away, or.

Even better, let's cancel that. We'll go into the Layer Styles for it and we'll say, from this layer, let's pull away some of those light tones. There we go. Option split that so that we can soften it up a little bit. And there we can see that now we have nice, clean looking crumbs that are just sitting on a table there. Now comes the jelly. So I'm going to create another layer right on top and we'll call this the jelly. And we want it to be a nice strawberry jelly so we'll pick a nice bright red like this. And with my paint brush and let's make sure it's a nice hard edge, yup it's hard edge.

And let's go to our brush engine make sure that the spacing is down to one percent, right, okay. So now I'm going to go in here and just draw. A nice little chunk of jelly that's pulling out. Now this is the top part and then it's going to come down and just kind of have a little drip right there like that and come up like that. There we go. So, we have got this little drip, coming down, nice, little rounded. Let's round it out. And there we go. So now we have this nice little jelly that's just about to pour outta there.

Looks pretty solid. But we're going to now manipulate this. So what I'm going to do to it is add a little shading to it. So I'm going to get my burn tool. Right off the bat and my mid tones. I'm going to make the size of the brush a little smaller. I'm just going to kind of throw a couple of tones right along that top edge, right through there like that and under here too. Just get a little darker under there just so it starts to have that underneath kind of a look right through there, like that. Okay. There. Just enough right through there like that. So now it's starting to look like it's in there.

I'm going to get my. Dodge tool and make it a little smaller. And let's set this up to our midtones and we'll just kind of give it a little dab right through here, right through here. Now, it's not showing up very well so let's go in to our shadows and just kind of lighten it up a little bit right in there like that. And if it's not working enough, we can punch up the exposure on it. And then, you can see that now we're starting to get this nice little halo right inside there, so we get this nice little edge right inside of the jelly like that. All right? Okay.

That's starting to look good. Now, this is a. Nice, really wet kind of a jelly, right? So what we're going to do now is, I'm going to take my pen tool. Whenever you stroke a path, it follows the direction of the path. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to follow this little direction starting from the center. going to click and drag, and I come up here and click and drag. See? So I have this nice little. Thing happening right through there. Then I'm going to hold down the Command key to give me the pointer for a second, and turn it off.

Then I, make sure I'm not on top of it, because I don't want to connect it. I'm just going to go right off to the side and click and drag in this direction. So, I get this nice little effect there. Now, we get in real close and we take this point. And connect it to the other one. They're not connected, they're just on top of each other. They're not a continuous path. One goes this way, and one goes that way. So now that we have that, I'm going to use white. There's my white. I get my paintbrush which is still that hard edge and we'll make it nice and small. So it's going to be like that.

All right? Maybe a little bit bigger. All right. That's the way it's going to go. So now. I go into my brush engine, and what I'm going to do is everything's okay except we're going to come over here to Transfer. And in Transfer I want the opacity to fade. And right now it's set to 25. want to see what 25 is going to do. It's very short. All right. So let's, let's bring that up. Let's bring that to about 45 and we can do a little test. That's looking really good. So now, now that I have that. I make sure neither path is selected, but they're both there and I got my paintbrush selected.

With the transform mode set up. So I go to my path, and in a whole new layer let's make a new layer, right here and we'll call it sheen. I'll take that path and stroke it. Click Ok. Click fully path. Turn it off. And we might want to take that brush, make it a little bigger. And make it real soft now. Real soft. And just give it a little touch right here in the center. Little bigger. And just touch it right there in the center. And maybe bring the opacity down. Let's bring the opacity down to about a 50. And just give it a little touch right there. And right there on the side. And then when we pull back we see that we have ourselves a nice.

Wet, juicy looking kind of looking jelly dripping out of our jelly doughnut. It's just a question of, getting your source material and then manipulating it in Photoshop to give you what you want. Couldn't find the right jelly doughnut? You could create your own with what you have around.

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