Photo Manipulation

Create a Horrific Flesh Eating Movie Poster in Photoshop CS6

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2. Eyes

Step 1

OK we will start to modify the eye on the right to make it a bit more sad; so duplicate the base image and then make a selection of the eye as shown here, then transform the selected part as shown.

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Step 2

Move the selection in this position and then use the healing tool to remove the lower gap left there.

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Step 3

Then for the rest of what we have missing we will continue a bit with the healing tool, yet only for the white part and make sure yo don’t go over the darker section of the lashes or the algorithm will plaster a black smudge there.

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Step 4

For the rest just grab the clone tool and complete the eye as shown here. I left a bit of extra white at the bottom to suggest a bit of tears.

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Step 5

Perfect, now lets select the right eye and copy paste it on a new layer; then move it over the other eye.

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Step 6

Distort it a bit as shown here and then just erase around it so we keep only the eye.

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Step 7

Now go back to the clone tool and select this brush tip for it, at about only 6px.

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Step 8

Now just clone a bit to complete the eye as shown here.

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Step 9

Make a duplicate of this layer, rotate it and just erase the top of so we have a complete round retina in the eye. And finally just clone a bit more to complete the White section.

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Step 10

Now merge both layers together and grab the smudge tool with the tip shown here. Then just smudge out to make the infected eye.

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Step 11

Now reduce the brush size at about 4px and smudge a bit more detail in there.

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Step 12

We can now re enable the painted layer and then make a color balance layer for the eye adjusted as shown.

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Step 13

Then create a levels layer and set it up as shown here.

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Step 14

Lets erase the section shown here.

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Step 15

Sample some color and paint in some pieces of flesh going from the eye lid down.

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Step 16

And then apply some lighter highlight color.

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Step 17

At this point I decided to rework the skin that covers the top of the eye, so just erase a bit as shown here.

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Step 18

And then just sample color close by to rework that piece of flesh as indicated.

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Step 19

Now select the brush tool and adjust the brush settings as shown here.

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Step 20

Lets start touching up what we have around the eye, refining a bit and start getting rid of the dribbles we did on the sketch section, and that is it at this stage lets move on to the next section.

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3. Increased detail painting

Step 1

Lets continue adding detail to the face by refining the edges redefining the shapes and adding color tones needed to give volume to the flesh.

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