Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating explosions, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 1.
So in this movie what we are going to do is start to create the explosions.…Now I need a special brush for that. There's not an explosion brush that comes with Photoshop,…so I am going to create one.…So I am going to create a New File here, where I am going to create my little explosion brush,…so right here, and let's just hit F7, so we don't have to see all this other stuff going…on, and we'll go to full screen. There we go.…Now what I am going to do is I am going to use black, and I am going to take my existing…paintbrush, I am going to soften it up quite a bit, very soft.…
And I will make it a little bigger, too, and what I am going to do right here is I am going…to just draw a couple little dots.…Just drawing a couple, little dots, make it smaller, increase my Opacity a bit and start…drawing other little dots.…Now I am going to start to kind of connect these a little bit.…So I am going to just do a couple of things to do that, I am going to smear a couple just…so I get a little smearing happening going in there like this, and let's just smear a few.…
- Creating alpha channels
- Isolating content with clipping groups and layer masks
- Turning a day sky into a night sky
- Compositing photos
- Creating tableaus
- Blending color and tone in combined images
- Painting in explosions
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2with Bert Monroy3h 47m Intermediate
1. Understanding the Basics
2. Moonlit Night
3. Castle in the Sky
4. High Cliff
6. Secret Base
7. Crash Site
8. Ruins by the Sea
9. Castle on the Lake
10. War-Ravaged City
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