Tag: Photo Retouch

From Beauty to Beast – in Photoshop

This is a tutorial in Photoshop in which you can change Natural Beauty to Beast. Like a Natural Scene converted in to Horror or Darkness rainy scene. Not a very long tutorial, but interesting one. Some commands/filters to learn in this tutorial like Difference Clouds, Add Noise, Motion Blur, Levels etc. 1. Lets start with a new file and put any Natural Scenery in it. I’m going to use the following image: 2. Goto Image >> Adjustment >> Desaturation or simple press Shift+Ctrl+U key (File will convert into Black & White): 3. Now run the command Image >> Adjustment >> Levels or simply press Ctrl+L and give the following settings: Picture will look like: 4. Now pick Pen Tool  and select the sky part of this picture: 5. Right click anywhere and select Make Selection and give 1 in Feather and hit Ok. Now hit Delete key to delete the sky: 6. Take a new layer behind this picture. Now press D to bring default black and white colors in Color Palette, now hold Alt key (don’t leave it), press left click on Filter menu but do not leave the mouse pointer, take pointer on Render and then leave the mouse pointer on Difference Clouds: you will get Contrasted Clouds behind the scenery, press Ctrl+F to repeat this command unless you get some dark clouds behind the scenery as:...

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Realistic Tattoo on your Face

Today I’m going to tell you a technique, by using this technique you can put Tattoos on your Picture. Some techniques, commands are new in this tutorial, so must try. 1. For this tutorial, you must be needing your picture (or any picture) and the Tattoo picture you wanted to paste. 2. So open your picture file, duplicate the layer and then press Shift+Ctrl+U to Desaturate it (if Picture is in color then you have to do this, otherwise no need of it, in my case I’m not doing so as this picture is in Black and White). 3. Now I’m going to add 3 Adjustment Layers, i.e. Levels, Brightness/Contrast, and Curves. So first run the command, Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels and give the following settings: 4. Now run the command, Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Brightness/Contrast, give the following settings: 4. In the last run the command, Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Levels and give the following settings: 5. You will get the following look: 6. Now simply save this file and give it any name. 7. If you want to give your image a bit angry look, or whatever harder look, you can use Burn tool to do so, I’ve use it, because my image is already having hard look, so I’ve not used it a lot: 8. Now its time to...

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Photo Retouch Modern Effect

Here is another Photo Effect for you, hopefully this will be your desire effect. You can make your photo a Modern Look. 1. Take new file and put your picture in it, I’m using a Model Picture: 2. Press CTRL+J to duplicate it and go to Filter >> Distort >> Diffuse Glow and apply these setting: This kind of effect should come: 3. Now go to Filter >> Blur >> Motion Blur and apply these setting: 4. After that press Ctrl+F three times to repeat last effect. This kind of effect should come: 5. Now go to Image >> Adjustment >> Brightness/Contrast and give these setting: 6. From Layer Panel change the blending mode from Normal to Hardlight, pick Eraser tool  with soft edges and then erase the face area: 7. Marge all layers. Now its time to give Color Tone, press Ctrl+B (Image >> Adjustments >> Color Balance) and give these settings: This kind of effect should come: 8. Press Crtl+J to duplicate it and go to Filter >> Blur >> Motion blur, give these settings: This kind of effect should come: 9. Now again erase the face area by using Eraser tool with soft edges to show Face Clearly: Now see the difference between your original Picture and the effect given: Share...

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