Initiating a displacement map


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Initiating a displacement map

So, we are done with the liquid effect. The droplets look just sensational as you can see here, but this is the final version of the image, Slippery when wet.psd, and one of the things that really sails it is the fact that the water is not only reflecting the light and casting shadows as well, very slight shadows as you can see here, but it's also refracting the light. So it's a refracting the wood texture in the background, and the wood is actually bending.

We are seeing the seam in the wood bend as it intersects water, and it wraps around the water, then it flattens out because the water is flat at this point, and then it wraps down the droplet as well. I really want to show you how to create that effect. It's not necessarily easy, and it's not necessarily hard either. If you just follow along with my steps, you will get the right results. The problem is you have to wrap your mind around basically an entirely new filter here inside of Photoshop. Photoshop provides a lot of ...

Initiating a displacement map
Video duration: 6m 17s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Initiating a displacement map 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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