Join Julieanne Kost for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the wings, part of The Art of Photoshop Compositing.
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…Now, in order to add the wings, let's return…back to Bridge and double-click on the wings.jpg file.…Now, I'm not going to spend a lot of time creating a path…here, I already did that and I've saved that in the file.…But before I turn that path into a selection, I…want to remember to convert my background to a smart object.…That way, when I click on the path and drag…it down to the Make Selection icon, and then add…my mask, it will add the mask outside of the smart object.…
So now I just need to view both of these files, so I'll use Cmd+Shift+T, tap…the V key to get my move tool and then drag and drop the wings in.…I don't need this file open any more, so let's go ahead and close that.…And I don't need to save it.…Now, the wings are obviously far too big, so we'll…use Cmd+T or Ctrl+T in order to free transform them.…I'll zoom out Resize them down holding the Option+Shift or the Alt+Shift on Windows.…Now if I want to, I can use Cmd+ in order to zoom in while I'm free transforming.…
And let's go ahead and make it about that large and tap Enter or Return.…
- What makes a good composite?
- Refining your story
- Composing using the basic principles of design
- Customizing your Photoshop workspace
- Preparing elements from your source images
- Adjusting color, tone, balance, and perspective
- Mastering the Pen tool
- Unifying with texture, focus, leading lines, and structure
Skill Level Intermediate
Introduction to Photo Compositingwith Julieanne Kost1h 24m Beginner
Creative Video Compositing with Photoshopwith Seán Duggan3h 41m Intermediate
1. Why Composite Images?
2. Customizing Photoshop for Compositing Images
3. Composite 1: Perception
4. Composite 2: Erosion
5. Working with the Pen Tool
6. Composite 3: Two Birds
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