Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a beard to the ghost, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
So now that we have our scene all set up looking all nice and dark at night and …everything's lit. We're now going to create the little …ghostly apparition that's going to make a visit to our little town here. …So we're going to create a ghost. Now, I'm not going to go in there and …create this fantastic ghost, I'm just going to use things that are pretty …straightforward. So I went in there and I did this little …shot. Got this of myself and you see there's no …fancy costume. What I did is I took a bath towel, right …in here, and I draped it in front of myself and I tied it with a rope, and I …put another bath towel on top of my head, and then I took a bathrobe.…
That's me. That's going to be the ghost. …Right? Now, we're going to modify this …considerably, so this is a good starting point. …Now, the first thing I want to do is make my beard longer. …I want a much longer beard here. So I have another shot of my hair and …back, which I just let it drape down right here over a black jacket. …
Check out the original Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 1 for more inventive illustrative techniques.
- Isolating and retouching composite images
- Colorizing backgrounds
- Adding shadows
- Creating effects like smoke and sparkle
- Positioning elements
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 1with Bert Monroy4h 38m Intermediate
1. Flying Horse
2. Ice Cave
3. Ghost at the Door
5. Night Storm
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