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Master FX: Real Movie Poster Effects in Adobe Photoshop
Corey Barker
with Corey Barker
Master FX: Real Movie Poster Effects in Adobe Photoshop
lessons: 9 Course Lessons
duration: 39min
published: 2016
watched: 2932 Member Views
Master FX: Real Movie Poster Effects in Adobe Photoshop
with Corey Barker
In this course Corey will take you through building a Hollywood movie poster effect starting with a simple studio shot. Ready to learn the techniques used to build a typical Hollywood movie poster? Join Corey Barker as he leads you step-by-step starting with a simple studio shot and building it into a full design. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Welcome to the course.
1min, 6sec
lesson 2: Extracting Subject
We must begin by removing the main subject from its original background since we will be adding a different one.
4min, 32sec
lesson 3: Adding Background
Add in the background. The image needs to have some similar lighting to the subject. Plus, the angle needs to work.
5min, 38sec
lesson 4: Painted Light Effects
We will manually add some effects of light spilling from the background over onto the subject.
5min, 1sec
lesson 5: Edge Effects and Atmospheric Glow
We will enhance the light effects we did in lesson 4 with more focused edge lighting.
4min, 3sec
lesson 6: Graphic and Particle Elements
Here we will add some more special effects to add that Hollywood look.
6min, 57sec
lesson 7: Light Flare Effects
Here we will add the colorful cinematic flare we see in so many posters these days.
3min, 1sec
lesson 8: HDR Toning
This step will really add some contrast and punch the colors not to mention help unify the whole scene.
3min, 51sec
lesson 9: Adding Text
Now we will add some 3D text to add more of that modern cinematic feel!
5min, 50sec
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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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