Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Destroying the sign on the building, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
So now we're going to start the real destruction. …We're going to take this sign right here, where his paw is, and he's just going to …swipe that and destroy that whole sign right there. …So that's what we're going to do next. So, what I'm going to do is I'm going to …come way down here and turn off all my layers to see just the background. …And I'm going to go in there, and let's get a little close. …And I'm going to select that sign, do a quick selection with the lasso tool here, …and I'm just going to go across, and down, and over, and go like that, and …send that to a new layer via copy. Turn all, on all the other layers, and …put that sign In front of his paw like that.…
So, what we're going to do now with that is we're going to break it up. …So here's where we 're going to start doing things. …I'm going to go and take my Lasso tool and very kind of loosely go in here, and …get that little section of the sign and just send it over to a new layer. …In fact let's, let's take a couple pieces. …
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
1. Flying Horse
2. Ice Cave
3. Ghost at the Door
5. Night Storm
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