Photoshop is a fantastic tool to help you create all types of artwork. By combining the right photographs, you can say just about anything you want without saying a word. In this VideoCreative tutorial, author Mario Sánchez Nevado will demonstrate how to create a politically charged photo manipulation using quite a few stock photographs. If you are looking to take your photo manipulation skills to the next level then View Now
- Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
- Difficulty: Advanced
- Estimated Completion Time: 35 Hours
Final Product What You’ll Be Creating
Create a New File by going to File > New (Command/Ctrl + N). In Preset select International Paper and in Size, A4.
We are going to create a planet that will be the base of our composition. Put the Rock Texture in this new document, and name the layer “texture1.” Click and hold in the Marquee Tool (M) icon to show the tool submenu and select the Elliptical Marquee Tool. Shift + Alt – click around the center of the layer to create a perfect circle.
Now go to Select > Invert (Command/Ctrl + Shift + I) and press Supr to delete, leaving only the textured sphere.
Go to Filter > Distort > Spherize, use an amount of 100% and press OK.
Press Command/Ctrl + F to repeat the Spherize Filter or go to Filter > Last Filter. Then go to Select > Deselect (Command/Ctrl + D).
…and that’s the end of the preview!
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