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ReyRey

Location: In a world of $#!t

Post Wed May 19, 2010 11:35 am   Reply with quote         


I started by trying to separate this girl from the original background.
This is what I ended up with.






Not too bad, but not great.







I created a brush to draw hair strands.
I wanted it to go from thick to thin and I wanted to use both foreground and background colors and jitter back and forth between the two to make the strands look like they had texture.












I grabbed the freehand pen tool







And quickly started drawing paths.











I went to the paths pallet and went to the "stroke path" selection.








And applied these settings.







(GET A PEN TABLET FOLKS!!)




Change the colors every now and then adding darks and highlights.
Do a few paths of one color combo, then do some with a different foreground and background color combo.
Continue until you get a look that you like.








Here is what the brush stroke looks like if I make it really big and exaggerate it to show you how it works.











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Post Wed May 19, 2010 12:11 pm   Reply with quote         


oh cool .. Very Happy thanks rey




VillageBicycle

Location: Uncharted Seas

Post Wed May 19, 2010 12:19 pm   Reply with quote         


very nice, yet another reason to get a tablet.

Note to self: - Acquire tablet




Post Wed May 19, 2010 12:22 pm   Reply with quote         


VillageBicycle wrote:
very nice, yet another reason to get a tablet.

Note to self: - Acquire tablet


yeah i gotta get a bloody tablet..




SCWIDVICIOUS

Location: Not on PSC

Post Wed May 19, 2010 7:09 pm   Reply with quote         


yes, you both need to get a tablet......


Thanks for the tut Rey Smile

I learn from most of your tutorials.
bneises

Location: Silver Spring, MD

Post Wed May 19, 2010 9:49 pm   Reply with quote         


Great tut Rey! Thanks!




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marcoballistic

Location: I am everywhere, and Nowhere, but mostly, I am right here!

Post Wed May 19, 2010 9:58 pm   Reply with quote         


nice, very good tute, are any of these getting put in the tutes section?




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Post Thu Jul 08, 2010 1:58 pm   Reply with quote         


Thanks again ray! this is so helpfull!! You got anymore pen tablet tips or was that it? Wink this should really be added to the tutorials..

THANKS MATE




roger1

Location: Seattle, WA (US)

Post Thu Jul 08, 2010 2:20 pm   Reply with quote         


Very enlightening! Shocked
I'm embarrased to say that I have never used ANY of those functions of photoshop (since I never knew they existed). Thanks for sharing. I learn so much from this site Very Happy




blade_in_exile

Location: lancashire

Post Thu Jul 08, 2010 3:00 pm   Reply with quote         


this is great but it makes me want to run out and buy a tablet but all the shops are shut Sad will have to wait until i the shops are open oh and yeah talk my oter half into letting me spend £1500 on this baby

wow i never knew they existed but now i do i want two one for each hand Laughing



http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/wacom-cintiq-21ux-lcd-graphics-tablet-02418403-pdt.html Shocked Shocked Shocked




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seelcraft

Location: High Bridge, New Jersey

Post Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:13 pm   Reply with quote         


Another brilliant tutorial headed for the PSC trashbin. Sad




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soulrock

Location: I'm not so sure where am I......

Post Thu Jul 08, 2010 9:34 pm   Reply with quote         


Can I apply for apprentice Master Rey? With all my respect! Thanks for the tut!




Tesore

Location: On the way to Utopia!

Post Fri Jul 09, 2010 3:56 am   Reply with quote         


Sweetttttt tut Rey², thanks Very Happy




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