Working with random effects


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Working with random effects

All right, time for a brief recap. Here I am inside Slippery when wet.psd. If I go over to the droplets layer, right-click on it and choose Clear layer Style, then I dump away all those layer Effects, and I'm left with this kind of black tar pattern, and that's what we're trying to achieve over these first few exercises. We want to create these random blobs that are sort of glued together, black against transparency, so that we can see through to the underlying layers. And then it's ultimately the layer Effects that convert all that blackness into liquid.

And it can be a variety of different kinds of liquid, as we'll see. I am going to go ahead and switch over to my work in progress here, which I've called Noise + GBlur.psd. And although it's very difficult to see here, we have some marginally dark gray blobs against a marginally lighter gray background. What we need to do is increase the contrast between the blobs in the background using an Adjustment layer kn...

Working with random effects
Video duration: 6m 55s 26h 24m Intermediate Updated Aug 31, 2010

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Working with random effects 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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