Join Julieanne Kost for an in-depth discussion in this video Erosion: A quick analysis, part of The Art of Photoshop Compositing.
…This piece, titled Erosion came about as a…result of the experiences that I had in Iceland.…Iceland is one of the most stunning and also the most…humbling locations that I have ever had the privilege of visiting.…It had a way of making me feel both alive and in tune with nature, while…at the same time making me feel completely…insignificant, and at the mercy of the elements.…Looking at the landscape, I was constantly reminded that…the very ground that we stand on is constantly evolving.…And while a volcanic eruption may remind us how abruptly…the Earth can change, the glaciers carving out valleys, the…boulders splitting as water freezes, and rain and wind eroding…a mountain, all show a slower, more relentless passage of time.…
Although the mountain in this image is off-center, the…framing of it within the squares balances the image.…The color, tone, and leading lines help guide the viewer through the image.…And the repetition of shape in the smoke and the sky, and the moss and the rocks…in the foreground, unify the piece with the help…
- 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
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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