In this tutorial, I will show you how you can Create Beautiful Surreal Photo Effect via Cloud, Star and Vexel Hair in Photoshop. This is an intermediate level tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try!
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The purpose of this tutorial is to revise several skills taught in previous tutorials, such as:
- Vexel Hair
- Cloud Warping
- Focal Points
- Adjustment Layers
Here is a preview of the final effect for this tutorial: (click to enlarge)
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OK let’s get started!
To complete this tutorial, you will need the following stocks:
Model -by tanit-isis-stock
Create a new document sized 800px * 1100px, fill the background with black colour. Create a new layer on top of the background layer, render some fibre texture via Filter > Render > Fibre with the following settings on the new layer:
Reduce the layer opacity to around 30%, you will have the following effect:
Now let’s paint some splash and star texture on the image to spice it up a bit. No doubt you have downloaded a few brushes from the internet – now it’s the time to use them!
Ok we’re almost done. Let’s add a few adjustment layer to fine-tune the image a bit:
Now we can do some final retouches of the image. As you can see, by using all the brushes we created a lot of noise on the image, would be great if we can reduce the noise a bit.
and here is my final effect for this tutorial:
That’s it for this tutorial! Hope you enjoy it and find it interesting and inspirational. Until next time, have a nice day!