Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding pieces to the destruction of the sign, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
So the finishing touch here will be to add the little bits of debris that are …going to make this look like its really being destroyed. …These pieces alone are not going to do it. …You need all the little pieces, all the little chunks that get blown into the …area, into the sky because of what he's done to this sign. …To do this, I'm going to use 2 brushes, which we're going to create. …So we go in here and start a new file. And let's get in real close on this. …And here I'm going to create two brushes. One is very similar to what I did in the …war ravaged city. I'm just going to create a little shape …like this, fill it in with black, and define it as a brush.…
The second one is going to be a little more involved here, so why not just go …to... Do is I'm holding down my option key to …turn this into a, kind of like a, the rubber band kind of tool, and I'm just …going to go in here and just create this little piece of debris. …Just like that, fill that with black. There it is, and we'll define that as a …
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
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