This lesson we'll learn
to create an illusion of voluminous space, correct the object's shape,
imitate the body-art and also to create an effect of old picture.
Open the photo in a new window: File - Open
Correct next step the brightness and the contrast in the picture with Image - Adjustments - Levels
After that you should open in a new window the picture, representing a young girl.
Mark it out, using Rectangular Marquee Tool
and then copy it: Edit - Copy
(Ctrl+C). Get back to the processed file and insert it on a new layer: Edit - Paste
(Ctrl+V). Correct the girl's parameters with Edit - Free Transform
Accentuate the background the girl is situated on, making use of Polygonal Lasso Tool
. Then erase it.
Get back to the background's layer and change the building's perspective, using Edit - Transform - Distort
Stretch it out a little (the size and the highness), using Edit - Free Transform
(Ctrl+T). After that, decolorize the layer with the next selection: Image - Adjustments - Desaturate
Get to process the girl's image. Change firstly the color, with Image - Adjustments - Curves
(Ctrl+M). Magic Of Violin Photo Effect - Part 2
Insert - - - on a new layer, above the girl's one, a picture representing a violin without the upper part, the finger-board.
Cut it out also, changing the size and turn it around a little with Free Transform
Get to a new window Filter - Liquefy
(Shift+Ctrl+X) to apply the Turbulence Tool
for bending the violin in a way to be placed along the girl's backbone.
Correct now the violin's distort level with Edit - Transform - Distort
Now mark out and erase (Polygonal Lasso Tool
) the violin's parts that are situated outside the girl's skin.
Creating a new layer with the fast button in the Layers
window and grouping it with the violin's layer (Layer - Create Clipping Mask
(Ctrl+G)), we dark out a little the finger-board with the Gradient Tool
Combine both layers: Layer - Merge Down
Change now the violin's brightness and contrast with Image - Adjustments - Levels
(Ctrl+L) to make the instrument look like a picture on the girl's back. Change the colors also with Image - Adjustments - Selective Color
and Image - Adjustments - Hue/Saturation
Get back to the girl's layer again.
Choose Eraser Tool
to delete the waist for creating the effect of having the violin instead of waist.
Increase the violin's contrast: Image - Adjustments - Brightness/Contrast
. Magic Of Violin Photo Effect - Part 3
Then on a new layer, above the background's layer, insert the picture of a draped textile.
If it is colored we should decolorize it firstly - Shift+Ctrl+U.
Cut out the textile (Polygonal Lasso Tool
Make it brighter (Levels
Create an illusion that the upper textile's part is connected with the castle.
It's possible to represent it this way with next combination: Edit - Transform - Distort
Make it look more voluminous by extending the lower edge, with Edit - Transform - Perspective
(for your convenience, it's possible to hide temporarily the visibility
of the upper layers by clicking on the pictured eye near the layer).