with Corey Barker
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Hollywood Style Compositing Tricks
with Corey Barker
Take your Photoshop creativity to new levels by exploring Hollywood style compositing tricks with Corey Barker! In this class Corey teaches you how to create amazing effects using layers, brushes, masks, selections, and other Photoshop tools while building a movie poster. This project will expose you to a variety of techniques and give you a lot of ideas that you can use in other projects. Corey steps through the project from the base image to the background, and all of the cool atmospheric effects and textures that bind the final image into a masterpiece! BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Building the Base Image (free course preview)
Corey starts with an explanation of what will be covered in this class and then begins building the base image.
lesson 2: Enhancing the Lighting
Corey enhances the lighting on the subject using various layer effects.
lesson 3: The Particle Element
Learn how to create a universal particle brush and use it to add atmosphere to your project.
lesson 4: Adding the Background Image
In this lesson Corey works on the background image for the poster.
lesson 5: Adding Textures
You can think of texture as a binding element that ties them all together.
lesson 6: Adding a Smoke Element
Smoke is another atmospheric element you can add to your composite.
lesson 7: Sculpting the Smoke Element
Learn how to sculpt smoke into the shape of a skull.
lesson 8: Finishing Trick
Corey completes the image with an HDR finishing trick.
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meet  Corey Barker
Corey Barker is an education and curriculum developer for all things Photoshop. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design, and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards including a recent induction into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.
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