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Welcome to My Halloween Photo Editing Tutorial, Hope you will enjoy editing your own photo. Enjoy!

 
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Step 1: Images Used for Editing

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Step 01

Identify the reference images and your photo, Here I have googled few image as reference.

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Select Color Range under "Select" tab. ref. 02.jpg

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Step 03

Set Fuzziness to 21, Shift Click on the grey background until you get a nice selection, If the you got the character selection don't worry at this point you can deselect that with the lasso tool after. Hit ok to select the unwanted region. ref. 03.jpg

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Ensure that you have cleaned up the unwanted selection with lasso tool. Go to Modify under "Select " tab select Feather or you can even use the short cut key (Shift + F6) if you are using photoshop CS5. ref. 04.jpg, 05.jpg


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Apply 2px feather to the selection ref. 05.jpg

Ensure you got a fairly cleaned foreground character image. ref 06.jpg

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Select the character layer placed above the background image. Hit CTRL + L for Level adjustments fine tune the image till you get a sync with the background image. Ref. 06.jpg


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Select Smudge tool and modify the strenght to 100% ref. 07.jpg

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Lift Eyebrow and forehead. Tweak nose lips and ears as you desired Ref 09.jpg, 10.jpg, 11.jpg

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Well now you have a nice character with minimal creature looks! :D Ref. 12.jpg

Select Clone tool from the tool box and the reference creature images from your image library, well if you don't have one.. Google it
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Alt click on the area you need to copy on the source image, Always ensure that you work in layers!

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Change the mode to Multiply, You can try out various modes of your choice. Ref 13.jpg
XcrimeA1 month ago

wow

jmae.mendez1 month ago

wow.that's picture is cool

rapunchelleee2 months ago

How to do it?

kylepereda2 years ago
its very nice :) but i dont know how to make it
kenshi07312 years ago
how to create ???? plss .. help!!
bebemoecoe2 years ago
i want to learn how to make like that !!
how to create?? i dont know :(
jheck102 years ago
how to make this ?
DustySeven72 years ago
Before and After
audrey.jpgaudrey vamp.jpg
HariNair3 years ago
This is absolutely fabulous! Keep up the great work!
awesome.. and very neatly described tutorial
gsathya (author) 3 years ago
Let me know how you feel about this beginner tutorial... Soon I will post next level of creature design tutorial here....