Join Julieanne Kost for an in-depth discussion in this video Reposition the figure, part of The Art of Photoshop Compositing.
…In order to start this composite, we're going to go…ahead and open up a new document in Photoshop.…I'll use Cmd+N to bring up the new document.…And, I want this document to be 6 by 6 at 300 pixels per inch.…And, 8 bit in Adobe RGB.…Then we'll scoot over to Bridge. And I want to add this Clouds file.…Now, in order to drop it directly into this…composite, I'll just make Bridge a little bit smaller.…And then click and drag it and drop it right on top.…
By doing it this way, Photoshop will automatically…resize the image to fit within the image bounds.…I actually want it a little bit larger, so before I place the document, I'll…hold down the Option and the Shift key and just make that fill the screen.…Then I'll tap Enter or Return.…Now, let's return back to Bridge and I…want to use this photograph of this figure.…I'm going to go ahead and just double-click on it…in order to open it in its own window.…Now, I made this photograph in Iceland and I'm…just going to scoot over for one moment to Safari…to show you the website of the sculptor that…
- 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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