Fantastical Compositing: Combining Multiple Images to Create Fantasy Fine Art

Watch Fantastical Compositing: Combining Multiple Images to Create Fantasy Fine Art

Learn how to do a family portrait with a magical twist! Join Bret Malley as he teaches you all the steps, from shooting to post processing, needed to create your own fantasy fine art composite. Bret takes you through the gear he uses, his process for pre-production, how to communicate and work with the subjects, his lighting setup, how to photograph each element of the composite, and then how to bring it all together in Photoshop. The first half of the class is a live shoot where Bret creates all the pieces, and in the second half he teaches you his tips and techniques for creating a seamless composite that brings your imagination to life. watch trailer | watch course

Lesson 1 : Composite Magic
Lesson 2 : The Room, Gear, and Setup
Lesson 3 : The Lighting Setup
Lesson 4 : Bring On the Talent
Lesson 5 : Adding to the Base Shot
Lesson 6 : Adding the Stuffed Animals
Lesson 7 : Including the Dog
Lesson 8 : Reviewing the Photos
Lesson 9 : Building the Foundation
Lesson 10 : Fine Tuning Elements
Lesson 11 : Isolating the Dog
Lesson 12 : Details and Special Effects
Lesson 13 : Wrapping Up

Bret Malley | Imaginative Photographer & Educator

Bret Malley

Bret is an educator and professional photographer specializing in imaginative, surreal, and often magic-enhanced creations. He is the author of Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Adobe Photoshop CC and his work has been featured in publications such as Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Creative, and Photography is Art magazines. He is a full-time college professor teaching classes on photography, design, motion graphics, and Adobe Photoshop.

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