Photo Manipulation: The Human Torch-Unmasked

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Learn cool new compositing effects with Corey Barker! In this class Corey takes you step-by-step through the process of adding creative particle effects to a photograph to transform it into a realistic looking scene of a man bursting with fire. Using a variety of source photos for compositional elements and textures, Corey demonstrates techniques involving brush effects, layer styles, selections, and more to create the final realistic result. Be sure to catch the bonus lesson at the end on how to animate a particle effect.

Lesson 1 : Introduction
Lesson 2 : Creating the Background
Lesson 3 : Adding the Main Subject
Lesson 4 : Adding Cracks
Lesson 5 : Adding the Fiery Glow
Lesson 6 : Adding the Particle Elements
Lesson 7 : Spark and Smoke Elements
Lesson 8 : Finishing Effects
Lesson 9 : Bonus: Animation Trick

Corey Barker | Photoshop Wizard & Special Effect Master

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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