Synthesis of prehistoric octopus attack ship effect with Photoshop

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A lot of movie posters are actually made by post-production, of course, the content is usually intercepted from the film, but sometimes we can also use some simple pictures to synthesize a very visual impact of the image, today through a PS Visual stunt Tutorial "prehistoric octopus" to tell about the production process, image synthesis is very lifelike, So the details of the processing requirements are high, interested friends can try.

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Original artwork A

Original Artwork II

Original artwork Three

1, in Photoshop CS5 Open original one (this tutorial using Photoshop CS5 Production, other versions of General), as shown in the following figure: 2, through the file-open and then open the original two, as shown in the following figure: 3, click to select the Magic Wand tool in the Common toolbar, set the tolerance to 25, As shown in the following illustration: 4.

1. Open the original artwork in Photoshop CS5 (this tutorial is made using Photoshop CS5, other versions are generic), as shown in the following illustration:

2, through the "File-> open" and then open the original two, as shown in the following figure:

3, click the "Magic Wand tool" in the common toolbar, set the tolerance to 25, as shown in the following figure:

4, in the original two white position click the Magic wand, so that you can select all the white area, as shown in the following figure:

5, click the right button to select "Select Reverse" to reverse the selection, because we want the octopus selection, as shown in the following figure:

6, click to select the Mobile tool, drag the Octopus selection to the original one, as shown in the following figure:

7, after the drag to generate layer 1, the effect shown in the following figure:

8, the octopus on the Layer 1 copy to create a copy of "Layer 1 copy", the layer 1 of the eye drop left as a standby, select the menu "Edit-> Free transform", the layer 1 copies of the Octopus to size and position for appropriate adjustments, the effect shown in the following figure:

9. Click the Add Layer Mask button below the Layers panel, add a layer mask to the 1 copy of the layer, as shown in the following illustration: 10, click the Select Brush Tool, set the foreground color to black, erase the mask of the Layer 1 copy, erase the head of the octopus, and the effect looks like this: 11.

9. Click the "Add Layer Mask" button below the layers panel to add a layer mask to the Layer 1 copy, as shown in the following illustration:

10, click the Select Brush Tool, set the foreground color to black, in the Layer 1 copy of the Mask erase, wipe the octopus head, the effect as shown in the following image:

11, the next to the details of the adjustment, that is, by erasing part of the octopus content, so as to form the effect of the octopus surrounded the hull, first erase the stern area, as shown in the following picture:

12, the octopus in the middle part of the details of the erasure, as far as possible to the octopus tentacles evenly distributed on both sides of the hull, wipe must pay attention to the joint location to be accurate, the effect of the following figure:

13, the specific erasure situation readers can play their own, here roughly as shown below:

14, because after the wipe distribution, the front tentacles will be less, so the layer 1 and then copy a "Layer 1 copy 2", and use the "Edit-> Free transform" to adjust the size and direction, the effect shown in the following figure:

15, to "Layer 1 copy 2" Also add layer mask, as the use of black brush tool to wipe out the extra parts, the effect of the following figure shows:

16, next we will make the spray, open the original image three, drag into the original one to generate Layer 2, as shown in the following figure:

17, add layer mask to Layer 2, as shown in the following figure: 18, use the Black Brush tool in Layer 2 layer mask on the erase operation, in addition to the spray of other areas wiped out, the effect of the following figure: 19, for the edge of the spray to be handled carefully, not directly with the brush erase, should be

17, add layer mask to Layer 2, as shown in the following figure:

18, the use of black Brush tool in Layer 2 layer mask on the erase operation, in addition to the spray of other areas wiped out, the effect of the following figure shows:

19, for the edge of the spray should be handled carefully, can not be directly erased with the brush, the hardness of the brush should be set to 0, opacity set to 36%, as shown in the following figure:

20, through the set of brush in the spray edge of the position of the appropriate wipe to see the gray background is not clear, the effect of the following figure is as follows:

21, to this general content synthesis finished, then is the color palette operation, in order to facilitate adjustment, you can be "Layer 1 copy" and "Layer 1 copy 2" to merge, hold down Ctrl-click to select two layers, right-click to select merge layers, as shown in the following figure:

22, after the combined generation of "Layer 1 Replica 2" Octopus layer, select menu "image-> adjust-> brightness/contrast", reduce brightness to-64, contrast to 100, so that the octopus will appear more clearly, the effect of the following figure:

23, and then select the menu "image-> adjust-> color balance", the "midtones" of the parameters set as follows, "shadow", "High light" is also roughly set, the effect as shown in the following figure:

24, and then select the menu "image-> High speed-> hue/saturation" to reduce the saturation to-84, the effect shown in the following figure:

25, next to the overall image of the appropriate color adjustment, click to create a new fill and adjust Layer button below the layers panel, select brightness/Contrast 26, in the pop-up adjustment window, the brightness to 35, the contrast increased to 100, so the overall scene will appear more lifelike, the effect of the following figure

25. Next, adjust the color of the overall image, click the "Create new fill and adjust Layer" button below the Layers panel, and select brightness/contrast

26, in the pop-up adjustment window, the brightness reduced to 35, the contrast increased to 100, so that the overall scene will appear more lifelike, the effect of the following figure:

27, and finally to the Octopus for details, click to select the Layer 1 copy 2 layer, add a layer mask, and then use the Brush tool to the edge of the octopus part of the details of the changes, as shown in the following figure:

28, the original image of the spray part of the color is more cloudy, we can adjust by matching color, click to select the layer "Layer 2" of the spray, select the menu "Images-> adjust-> matching color", parameter settings and effects as shown in the following figure:

29, and then through the "Edit-> Free transform" to the spray angle of the appropriate high-speed, as shown in the following figure:

30, the final effect as shown in the following figure, of course, can be further adjusted, here no longer expand, friends are interested can continue to expand, such as the addition of text description and further color adjustment.

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