Establishing trails of blood


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Establishing trails of blood

In this exercise, I'll how you how to create the effect of blood, or if you prefer, raspberry syrup, oozing out of a guy's lips. I've saved my progress as Lips with blood .psd, found inside the 07_refine folder. I'm going to switch over to the Channels panel, scroll down to the bottom of the list, and you'll see an alpha channel that I've created for you in advance called blood trails. Now, I created this effect entirely using the Brush tool, along with the Smudge tool; that's it. So it's another one of these painterly effects; that's why I figured I'd just go ahead and give it to you, but to give you a sense of how I rationalize this particular mask, I'll go ahead and press the Tilde key, so we can see the mask is a Rubylith overlay on top of the composite image.

And you'll see that I went ahead and painted along the upper right ridge of the bottom lip, and I smeared that brushstroke into the lips using the Smudge tool, as I say. And then I ...

Establishing trails of blood
Video duration: 7m 40s 11h 36m Intermediate

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Establishing trails of blood provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop Masking and Compositing: Fundamentals

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Design
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