Princess of Shadows

 
Princess of Shadows Photo Effect
This task we'll study how to distort the shape, picture the make-up and fur, to create the effect of pictured hair, lay out the designs and also to create an interesting background.

Take a girl's photo for the beginning.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Cut it out: Edit ? Cut (ctrl+x), mark it out with the next instrument: Polygonal Lasso Tool and place it on a new layer: Edit ? Paste (ctrl+v). Make the layer colorless, applying the next command: Image ? Abjustments ? Desaturate (shift+ctrl+u).

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Apply the filter now: Filter ? Blur ? Smart Blur and distort the head's shape, applying Edit ? Transform ? Perspective. Make the layer look more in contrast: Image ? Adjustments ? Brightness/Contrast.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Create a new layer now, using the fast button on the Layers window, put it lower then the girl's layer, just clicking on it and moving on the necessary place. Paint it in black, using Paint Bucket Tool.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Picture the make-up now. Begin with the eyes. Take the Brush Tool and apply it on a new layer. Picture in black the ink's stains. Apply to this layer Filter ? Filter Gallery ? Plastic Wrap

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Use the same method to picture the lips' make up.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

To create a blush effect, picture on the girl's cheeks two small circles, using Ellipse Tool. Blur them applying Filter ? Blur ? Gaussian Blur. Change the layer's type on Multiply.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Use the next instrument: Smudge Tool and represent the hair sleeker and more artificially, setting preliminary Strange brush on 60%.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Take the Burn Tool
  
now and make several hair locks look darker. The next instrument Dodge Tool will be useful in representing several highlights on the hair.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Insert on a new layer the picture of a butterfly tattoo. We just need to open the file, containing it in a new window, cut it out and get back to the file with the processed picture. Insert it on a new layer.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer's type on the Multiply.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Use Brush Tool to represent the fur.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Continue to work with the background. Place on a new layer the photo with cat's eyes.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Increase its size, using Edit ? Free Transform (ctrl+t) and change the color after that: Image ? Abjustments ? Hue/Saturation (ctrl+u).

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

To make the color look more intensive, we just need to copy the layer (Layer ? Duplicate Layer?) and blur it a little (Filter ? Blur ? Gaussian Blur). Change the layer's type on Multiply and merge it with the previous one applying Layer ? Merge Down (ctrl+e).

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Copy the layer that we've got and turn it around: Edit ? Transform ? Flip Horizontal.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Create a new layer above the eyes' layer and place on it a photo picturing the smoke.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs

Change this layer's type on Lighten. Then copy it and turn it around the same way we did it with the eye: Edit ? Transform ? Flip Horizontal.

Princess Of Shadow photo editing in adobe photoshop cs 
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Finished!

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6 Responses to "Princess of Shadows"

 
xdxs Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfull Unrated
said this on 26 Feb 2008 4:36:07 PM MDT
Nice tutorial thanks anyways..

 
1kaasia Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingemptyratingempty Unrated
said this on 27 May 2008 2:52:51 AM MDT
"Picture the make-up now. Begin with the eyes. Take the Brush Tool and apply it on a new layer. Picture in black the ink's stains. Apply to this layer Filter ??? Filter Gallery ??? Plastic Wrap " i cant do it :/

 
$m1rN0FF Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfull Unrated
said this on 29 Nov 2008 4:00:27 AM MDT
simple, but very cooooolll....100x

 
Fabii23 Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingemptyratingempty Unrated
said this on 01 Dec 2008 1:05:48 PM MDT
A LIL CREEPY BUT COOL.

 
Tony Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingempty Unrated
said this on 01 Dec 2008 11:13:08 PM MDT
Very cool. Still not sure I could just pick up a virtual paintbrush and do that though.

 
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said this on 08 Jun 2010 2:21:46 AM MDT
nice tutorial:)




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