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Guiding Light Photo Composite

In this course digital artist Julius Kähkönen will teach you how to create his masterpiece from 5 different photos and make them blend into each other in a very realistic and unique way!

Guiding Light Photo Composite

In this course digital artist Julius Kähkönen will teach you how to create his masterpiece from 5 different photos and make them blend into each other in a very realistic and unique way!

Including perspective tricks, water reflections, color grading and lighting adjustments. The outcome transports you to an amazing setting in mysterious Japan. Julius is one of the fastest growing digital artists on instagram.

 

 

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Combined Composite After

Beginning to End

Details & Requirements


Length: 1 Hour 39 Minutes

Experience Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Tags: Most Popular In-Depth Most Popular 9 for 9 Photoshop Workflow On Sale

Required Software: Photoshop CS6 - CC

Read these instructions to get started with the course: Read Me 1st on Traning

Read these instructions for help on installing presets: Read Me 1st on Presets

Lessons


1m 18s

Lesson 1: Introduction

This is the intro for this course. I show you how to open your stock images in Photoshop.


11m 13s

Lesson 2: Composing and masking the elements

I teach you a couple different ways to cut elements out of their original images!


10m 29s

Lesson 3: Fixing perspectives and lighting! - Part 1

I show you multiple tricks on how to change an image perspective to match with the background. You also learn how to use the burn & dodge tools and many different ways to fix the lighting of an element so it matches with the background.


9m 29s

Lesson 4: Fixing perspectives and lighting! - Part 2

Continuation: I show you multiple tricks on how to change an image perspective to match with the background. Youl also learn how to use the burn & dodge tools and many different ways to fix the lighting of an element so it matches with the background.


22m 49s

Lesson 5: Realistic water reflections

In this video you will learn a unique method to create realistic water reflections with displacement maps!


17m 1s

Lesson 6: Lanterns and lights

I show you how to add and create realistic lights and lanterns into an edit!


13m 28s

Lesson 7: Lighting

This is the most important video in this course. I show you how to use different adjustment layers to create dramatic lighting into your edit. I will also show you how to create realistic fog in an image.


10m 4s

Lesson 8: Color grading

In this final video of the course I teach you how to color grade your images in Photoshop, using Hue & Saturation, color balance and curves!


3m 35s

Lesson 9: Bonus Video

In this video I show you how to download free custom brushes into your Photoshop


Source Files

All source files for the course.