Letting Go by Andrei Tallent
Quick Tip from Full Tutorial:
Using a clipped B&W Adjustment Layer to blend elements.
In step six of this Photoshop tutorial I needed to blend some jellyfish images set to screen mode. Since the jellyfish images were in full color, I had to decide how to make them gray-scale to achieve my outcome. Here you can see the before and after effects of adding a clipped Black and White adjustment layer.
Before adding Black and White adjustment layer:
After adding Black and White adjustment layer:
By using a Black and White adjustment layer, rather than just desaturating, I have much more control over the final B&W effect.
Full Tutorial Preview:
In this Photoshop tutorial, Andrei Tallent walks you through the creation of this fantasy piece. Both video and written version included.
What you’ll learn:
- Creative uses of blend modes.
- Combining images using extractions and adjustment layers.
- How to use a Gaussian blur on a merged layer to produce a fantastic ambient effect!
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