Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a distorted reflection, part of Artistic Concepts in Photoshop and Illustrator 1.
So here's a shot of the East Bay in San Francisco area and we're going to put a …pole right there in the middle of it. Well, that pole is floating, but we're …not sure where or how far from the water is it. …Well, it's actually going into the water. So, we need to make this look like it is …in fact sticking out of the water. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to …very lightly just kind of erase a little bit around here, just to kind of make it …look like there's little ripples along the edge. …And I'm going to duplicate it, right there. …And the one in back, this one right back here, I'm going to move down.…
And I'm going to do a Flip Vertical. Now, in this particular case, it's not …really necessary to do a Flip Vertical because it's exactly the same. …But if it was, then we would do a Flip Vertical so that this would be the …opposite of what we see above. All right, so there it is. …So I'm going to bring it down in Opacity a little bit. …Okay, and I'm going to give it a layer mask, so it starts to disappear as it …
- Understanding the vanishing point
- Establishing a light source
- Creating shadows on surfaces
- Creating reflections
- Aligning layers to add and remove objects