Photo Manipulation

Create a Horrific Flesh Eating Movie Poster in Photoshop CS6

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Step 15

Perfect now lets start defining the final color and shading for our image with a color balance layer on top adjusted as shown.

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Step 16

Followed by a levels layer with these settings.

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Step 17

Grab the brush and a big soft tip as shown.

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Step 18

Softly mask off the darkening effect of the levels layer as shown here.

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Step 19

And now we continue with a Curves layer adjusted as indicated here.

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Step 20

In this case fill the mask with black and just paint in the effect of the curves layer, that lifts the blacks with a small soft brush.

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Step 21

At this point it is a good idea to go back to the hair layer and paint in a bit more as shown.

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Step 22

Then in sections like this where we practically cut the hair we need to place it back on top the painted layer as shown here.

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Step 23

Perfect! now lets make a color fill layer right on top of the painted hair and select this dark red for it.

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Step 24

Fill in the mask with black, set the layer to multiply and select this brush tip shown here.

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Step 25

Enable pen pressure on transfer from the brush palette and with white mask in some dark blood on the hair.

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Step 26

Create a new layer as shown here and choose this brush tip at about 4px.

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Step 27

Now use this brush to paint in some more veins on the chest area, and hand. On the chest area you might want to make the brush a bit larger at the beginning and smaller at the ends.

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Step 28

Next up lets create another levels layer on top and adjust it as shown.

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Step 29

Fill the layer mask with black again and with this big soft brush just apply it where needed. And that brings us to the end of this section

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8. Final shading texture and presentation

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OK we are close to finishing our tutorial so now lets just dial in some final adjustments and dressings to the image. Lets start by adding another curves layer on top and adjust it as shown here.

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Step 2

After that create a color fill layer and select this color for it. Then set the layer mode to overlay and reduce the opacity to about 30%

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Step 3

Grab the big soft brush tip and mask off as shown.

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Step 4

Lets create yet another color balance layer and this time choose this dark brown.

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Step 5

Set the layer mode to overlay and reduce the opacity to 38%; then mask off as shown here.

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Step 6

Great now open up this texture and bring it over in a new layer; then scale it a bit to cover the whole image.

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Step 7

Then desaturated the layer, invert it and set the layer mode to overlay. Finally create a mask for it.

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