Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Foreground, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
I'm going to start by creating the foreground, what's happening in the …front. I got here a little picture that I took …called, Bridge. Not much going on, it's just this little …bridge with a little stream passing underneath it. …Not very exciting, but it's going to be perfect for our scene. …So what I'm going to do is I'm going to start by selecting it. …So I'm going to go in here and I'm going to just kind of grab from right here and …grab this whole foreground area right through there. …And just pull this in right to about here and let it go.…
I'm getting that wall, let me just add the top of the wall here, just to make …sure I get a complete part of the wall there, there we go. …So that's going to be the basis for the, Foreground, so I'm going to bring this …out here so I can just see it here and Copy it right into our File. …So here we are. There's the beginnings of our foreground. …So what I'm going to do is I'm going to take this and move it over, down here …right to the edge. So we see just this little portion of it …
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
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