How to Create a Matte Painting Inspired Scene

How to Create a Matte Painting Inspired Scene

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we are going to go over a method for composing a beautiful matte painting style scene. Matte paintings are typically used in movies to create expensive or surreal landscapes and scenes that are stitched together with regular footage. Note that we are not actually making a matte painting that would be suitable to use in a Hollywood film, but rather, composing a scene inspired by these great matte painters and film technicians.

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How to Make an Eerie Looking Photo Manipulation Scene

How to Make an Eerie Looking Photo Manipulation Scene

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we will create a dark photo manipulation scene with a very creepy/eerie/mysterious atmosphere. We will go through some basic techniques for making a shadowy scene and using some creative lighting effect methods that can spice up your work, such as adding a green flame, light streaks and sparkles. For this tutorial, you should be familiar with Photoshop basics, using the Pen Tool (P), and layer masks.

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How to Make a High-Impact Fashion Poster in Photoshop

How to Make a High-Impact Fashion Poster in Photoshop

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to use shapes and other objects to create a unique fashion poster scene. Utilizing Adobe Photoshop shapes is an awesome means for improving your designs and they can easily be used without spending too much time on them. The results of using shapes can be completely different every time depending on various factors such as what shapes you use, how many you use, and how you apply them to your work.

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Make a Surreal 3D Outdoor Room Scene in Photoshop

Make a Surreal 3D Outdoor Room Scene in Photoshop

In this photo manipulation tutorial, you will learn how to create a realistic composition of a painter using a room as his canvas. There’s a twist. It looks like the room is outdoors in a vibrant field! We will cover professional-level Photoshop tricks such as correcting the viewer’s perspective, adding accurate shadow and highlights, various blending techniques such as altering luminosity and shadows of the scene, adding textures and a vignette, and much more.

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Create a Fantasy “Night & Day” Composition in Photoshop

Create a Fantasy “Night & Day” Composition in Photoshop

In this tutorial I will show you how to put together some images and how to make use of some Photoshop brushes to design a fantastic fantasy photomanipulation in Photoshop. We will create a scene with a girl floating in front of a building and some vines that connect the girl to the gargoyles of the building.

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Surreal Train Cabin Photo Manipulation with Photoshop

Surreal Train Cabin Photo Manipulation with Photoshop

In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial, we are going to create a simple but effective photo manipulation that blends different images together to create a bold and surreal scene. This tutorial covers how to add realistic blood and shadows, easy-to-use techniques to blend images together, and applying image adjustments automatically using a Photoshop action.

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How to Create a Dark and Mysterious TV-Head Scene

How to Create a Dark and Mysterious TV-Head Scene

For this Photoshop tutorial, I will be showing you how to make a dark and mysterious scene with the subject having a TV for a head. You will see how to seamlessly replace a person’s head with another object—in this case, a television—and how to create a stormy sky using brush strokes. We’ll also deal with creating realistic lights and shadows as well as how to retouch subjects who are against a light source.

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Make a Vivid Flaming Skull Conceptual Composition

Make a Vivid Flaming Skull Conceptual Composition

In this Photoshop tutorial, I’ll show you how to combine stock images and typography into a beautiful conceptual composition. The aim is to explain the creative process and motivations behind design decisions made while creating a digital art piece. Also, I’ll try to drive you through powerful Photoshop tools and commands that allow you to control color balance and image vividness.

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Create a Realistic Space Landscape Photo Manipulation

Create a Realistic Space Landscape Photo Manipulation

In this tutorial, we are going to create a unique photo manipulation that blends outer space and a scenic landscape to make an amazing and surreal image. This tutorial makes use of masking techniques as well as having a consistent color/lighting throughout the entire image, among other techniques.

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Create a Dark Melancholic Photo Manipulation Scene

Create a Dark Melancholic Photo Manipulation Scene

In this photo manipulation tutorial, we will be creating a melancholic and enthralling piece using Photoshop. Here I will be showing you several techniques for blending images seamlessly. We’ll cover how to paint realistic lighting and shadows, how to create an effect of a moving sky like it just came out from a long exposure shot, how to make a vignette, how to utilize fill and adjustment layers, and more.

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