Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a candle, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
And now, we're going to go in there and we're going to turn on this light. …So that people can find their way through the street at night. …So we'll go in there and create a little candle. …I'm going to zoom into this area right up here. …Get real close on it, right there. And let's get real close on this candle. …Now, we can see right now that there's a glass covering here. …But it doesn't matter 'cuz we're going to totally cover that. …So now, we'll go in here and above our night scene area here, I'm going to …create a new layer which I'm going to call candle.…
And with my Pen tool, I'm going to go in here and create my little candle. …I'm going to start a little below here, around the base, and I'll go in there and …I'm going to click, come up to the top here, and. …Click. Holding down my Shift key to get a nice …straight line. I'm going to pull out a little bit of a …handle like that, just like that. And go right over into this area here. …Click and pull out a little handle, and then straight down, like that. …
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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