Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding shine with Plastic Wrap, part of Photoshop Artist in Action: Steve Caplin's Day for Night.
I've painted in the area where our water will appear. …Now we need to make that gray area look more like water. …We'll use the same technique that we employed when making the plastic raincoat. …We've painted our water on a mid-gray, so we can use the Dodge and Burn tools to …add some shading to this, and let's zoom in. …Now, when we're doing this, we don't need to have anything approaching, a realistic …view of water. We're actually shading around the edges.…
But inside the water, we're just going to add some, almost random streaks and lines …to give plastic wrap filter something to work with. …And remember, when we're using the Burn tool, if we hold down Option on a Mac, …Alt on a PC, we get the Dodge tool temporarily. …When we're preparing artwork for use with plastic wrap, it's always rather hit and miss. …And the best solution is simply to add some random shading and then apply the …plastic wrap filter and see how it looks. So we can go to Filter > Artistic > …Plastic Wrap. Actually, that's not looking too bad, …
- Removing and replacing the sky
- Turning the scene into night
- Painting in a lamp
- Adding shadows
- Making it rain
- Creating a building's reflection
- Adding puddles and streams
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Replacing the Sky
2. Turning the Scene into Night
3. Adding the Street Lamp
4. Adding the Figure
5. Making It Rain
6. Creating the Building's Reflection
7. Adding Puddles and Streams
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