Finessing and cropping a liquid effect


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Finessing and cropping a liquid effect

All right, I am still working inside Black droplets.psd, found inside the 21_layer_FX folder. I've taken that droplets layer right there. I've reduced its Fill/Opacity value to 5%. Otherwise, the Blend mode is still Normal, Opacity is still 100%. Then I applied the Bevel and Emboss effects that you see before you inside of this dialog box, including a special Gloss Contour that's a variation of the Ring presets. Now we are ready to apply the other three layer effects, Drop Shadow, Inner Shadow, and Color Overlay.

It's all pretty easy from here on out. I am going to go ahead and click on Drop Shadow, and that gives us a nice black drop shadow like water would never cast. So this is obviously wrong. Now we are seeing my customized default, but I am going to make some modifications. I am going to leave the Blend mode set to Multiply, click on the colors swatch, and we are going to dial in that same color I dialed in for the shadows where the Bevel and Emboss was concerned. That is ...

Finessing and cropping a liquid effect
Video duration: 7m 25s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Finessing and cropping a liquid effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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Design Photography
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Photoshop
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