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Contemporary Art in Photoshop Made Easy

teacher avatar Zenja Gammer, Digital Artist

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Topics include illustration, design, photography, and more

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Lessons in This Class

15 Lessons (44m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:56
    • 2. Picking the Right Photo

      2:40
    • 3. Creating The Composite

      3:25
    • 4. Color Blending

      1:09
    • 5. Creating Shadows

      4:00
    • 6. Burn Tool

      3:05
    • 7. Dodge Tool

      2:19
    • 8. Creating Darker Areas

      3:13
    • 9. Changing The Lighting

      1:46
    • 10. Adding Details

      3:53
    • 11. Adjustments & Contrast

      5:17
    • 12. Creating Depth

      3:05
    • 13. Creating Light Beams

      0:57
    • 14. The Power of Camera Raw

      3:57
    • 15. Final Adjustments

      4:28
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About This Class

If you want to learn how to Contemporary Art in Photoshop, this is the class you need. Learn to create modern Contemporary Art with digital artist Zenja Gammer.

From different images we are going to create modern art that could be a digital painting, without doing the boring part of cutting out images. We use PNG files without a background so we skip the boring part. Join Zenja as he shares his process of creating Modern Contemporary Art in Photoshop from regular photos. 

Using Adobe Photoshop you will learn how to:

• Selecting the Right Photos
• Creating a Composite
• Changing and Blending the Colors
• Creating Lighting and Shadows
• Using Doge and Burn Tool
• Creating Depth
• Making the Artwork look Eye Appealing

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Zenja Gammer

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Hello, I'm Zenja. I am a digital artist and Photoshop educator. Visit my website if you want to learn more Photoshop techniques and tricks!

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1. Introduction: Hi everyone. My name is Anna and I'm a digital artist. And in this class, we will be creating artwork from a portrait of a line. So this is the image that we are going to use. And we're going to create this from the original image. So I'm going to show you all the steps that I did to create this image are the images that I used in this art in the project files. You don't have to remove backgrounds. These are all PNG file, so it's really easy to follow along and recreate the same image. You can eventually create your own kind of emerged from this. It doesn't have to be exactly the same, but I'm going to show you exactly how I created this. You can follow along, grade the same image if you want, or you can use your own images. Maybe you want to create something a bit different to orbit a different photos, the steps are the same and you can choose to try to follow along it, it's really easy. I show everything I do to create this. So I hope to see you next class is going to be a lot of fun to create distinct. 2. Picking the Right Photo: Let's just jump into Photoshop and start with creating a new file. Now, for this, I want to use something really big like 4 thousand by 5 thousand pixels. Because when they use a big size like this, I can always use it for print or maybe rescale it to even bigger without losing the quality. So try to use something as big as this. Maybe if you have all computer, it's going to be a bit slow. So you can also use a bit smaller says, but always tried to start with the biggest size possible there your computer can handle. So for me this will be fine. If I didn't record this video, I would probably even make it bigger. So I'm going to use for jasper five, there's pixels. Resolution doesn't matter because we work with pixels. If you work with inches, centimeters, millimeters, stuff like that, that evolution is a resolution does matter. So this doesn't matter. So I'm going to leave it like this and 8-bits, fine. And let's create. Now. Let me show you this first, I have downloaded a bunch of these images that I want to use for this. So before I started grading, I just went on the internet and find all these images and also a bunch of lions. So that's what I usually do. I first find all these images that I want to use. And maybe Donald even more and some. If these images I'm not going to use, I'm just gonna try to see how it looks. Now, I got all these lines here. And the difficult part here is to find images that are good to you. So you can see here these are pretty good images, but I'm not going to use them all, just need to find one. So I made my selection IF like this one, this one or this one, I'm going to use this one because you can see here the quality is really good, so this is fine for this one. Now, let's just take this image and drag this in fall. Lets me put this back here so we can see this burner. Alright, and now what I want to do is I'm just gonna hold down Option or Alt on Windows and stretched out like that. So we fill the whole area. We can eventually even make it smaller so it looks better. But for now I'm going to do it like this. You can always resize it later. You can see here this icon means it's smart objects. So if resize it and make it smaller or bigger, the quality doesn't get bad. If you don't have this, if it's rasterized and you're gonna make it smell like this. And after did make it big. You will see that the quality is going to get really bad. So let me show you quickly how it looks. You can see here the quality drops. So make sure you always have smart objects. I'm going to press Control set, go back like this icon here. If you don't have that brush right mouse and convert this to a smart objective. 3. Creating The Composite: Alright, let's first start off with adding all these images. So I have all these images here. And the first thing I wanna do is to just feel this whole thing OPC, Michelle, but I'm going to drag this year, may get a bit bigger. And that's it. I'm not going to watch the image now for the quality order colors or anything. I just want to feel this whole thing up with all these images. So just dragging me or fall, resize it to rescale it just to fill this whole area of. So let me do a bit of these, especially the parts that are like around it you need to fill. Don't put stuff around his face because we don't want to ruin the face now. We just want to make sure we have a lot of stuff going on so people can look like long. So it looks really cool. Alright, let me do like these also. Just drinking me a file and blends them around this line. And I sure about this one, I just downloaded this. Maybe this will also local. Let's try to do soccer. So maybe to get some more color. Sin is the challenge here, is to get nice and beautiful. And it has to look real. So before we start doing all the colors, just make sure you have enough different images here. You can even use the same images if you want, just use them from a different side, stuff like that so you don't have to worry that you have the same stuff. Now let's see, let's also do this one. Let's Buddhists here. I just want to make sure I have a lot of stuff going on, like different types of images. Let's see where if you're leave. Because see this leaf is like really glean. So we're gonna change it later on. And this one, so live maybe here. Let's see, let's, let's do some. Here. Doesn't really matter if it doesn't look real. Now, this is just the beginning of the design. So you need to make sure we have a lot of stuff going on and make them smaller. Don't do megaton big. It's better to make like images smaller end, use more images so you have a lot more details then diffuse like one big image and stuff like that. All right, let's see what the F Here. They have pretty much a lot of stuff. Now, let me put this back. You don't need this. Now what I'm gonna do now is if I want control and click on one of these images, I can risk control j or Command J on Mac and just duplicate it and put him around it. That's also duplicate this one. Like dead. Maybe here. Let's do another one. Let's do one here. Like this flower. I'm gonna make this model because when I have more stuff going on, let's control j duplicated. Move it around. Let's see maybe here. And maybe this silk thing here. I'm going to also put, let's put this also on some other sites. I'm going to put this behind the flowers because it's like really blew and its stake too much, too much space now. So I'm gonna put this like an background, maybe one more here. Like that. Like there are some silk thing going around this line. 4. Color Blending: All right, you can see this looks really cheap now. So what we have to do now is to first make sure the colors are not that bright. Because when you have all these bright colors, it just looks really fake now. All right, so to make the colors right, let's first select all these layers while holding our shifts like all the slaves. But not the line, just all these stuff we added. And click on this little icon here for the folder. So therefore, everything in one folder. And this is our flowers. Now, I'm going to create a situation layer on top of those. Makes sure to press this. And so we only figured they needed make this gray. So mean. And let's just chop the situation here so we get rid of all these bright colors. So you can see this is really easy to do or it once. Now, we can even move these sliders around to change the hue of these colors. Maybe you want to be like this or you want it the other way round. So you can play with this if you want to create like really different colors from the original. But I'm going to slightly jump it to the left like that. 5. Creating Shadows: All right, next thing to do is we need to make some shadows for all the stuff around it. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to click on the layer of this line, then create a new layer. And now I'm going to select the brush. And if you open up the brush settings here, you get the software on brass from the general brushes of Photoshop. And here you want to interrupt the especially, let's say around 20%. Let's also draw the flow here. Just make sure you have the hardness also at 0 and the size what Benzer your image so it can make it smaller and start brushing shadows here. So we have this stuff going on here. And you can see here, I just press my mouse a couple times to make these areas darker. When you have like these flowers, you can even make like Little Shadows off this flower here. So instead of making this all black here, try to make like shadow behind it. The same way it goes. I guess you did leave goes like there. So it's better to make like shadow like that. Now, you need to have an idea of where the lighting will be. I now made a shed on left side, on the right side, sorry, of this, of this flower. So need to make sure all the shadows are going to be on that side. So if you met a shadow on this, I don't start making shadows here. So what I'm gonna do now is I'm going to also make shadow here. Just press a couple times, also make here. The reason why I made these are basically flow really low because when you have too much, it's just gonna get too, too dark, the shadow. So it's better to press coupled time so you can really have control of the shadow instead of making like really dark shadow it, after that it doesn't look real anymore. Acres here, it looks really nice now, just by clicking couple times on the right side. Let's also do the same for this one here. Just a bit of a, oh, let's just press a couple of times. Now also here, let's make sure it's on the left side there, underneath it, like there, maybe a bit here. All these little details are so easy to create. And at the end it will look a lot more realistic than if you don't do this also lets hear it more here. This one can even make it a bit darker here. Let's make it a little bit darker. Also here. Behind this one, you can see this leaf gets really close to the deadline. So you can make this a little bit small. Alright? If you make mistakes like I didn't, I just press control commands it and come back because we have showed us on the bottom side and solid to make them on the top side. So don't do it just like that. And not too much. That's also do beat here. Just we have some nice shadows around this whole thing, right? L. So here, if you want to do this faster, you can increase the obesity end flow a bit. So you can see the shadow better. But I just like to click a lot of times to really see how it looks when I click instead of looking like one time and it gets really dark. I like this way better, but it all depends on how you want to create your stuff. So slow here. So also the year because yeah, I don't like the fact that this shallow is gonna get too dark, so I'm gonna jump it. Sounds so they're here. And let's do bit here. So we really see some depth in this image like he goes in, in-between those flowers. Just like that. And you can see this already looks a lot better if a disabled, this enabled this because see we created nice, beautiful depth. 6. Burn Tool: Alright, the next thing I would like to do here is to make some darker and lighter areas in all the stuff around it. You can see here, we don't have much contrast in it, so I wanna make a bit more contrast n just brush stuff around it. So what I'm going to do now is create a new layer on top of these flowers folder that we created. And go to Edit, Fill, and feel this way it 50% gray. So that way we have a separate layer that we can work on and use the Dutch and burn tool. Now, if we change the blend mode to off-label wants he does great Layer anymore. And that way we can use the Dodge and Burn tool and have a separate layer for it. If we don't use Zoom, uses separately like 50% gray layer, we cannot do this on. We have to do this on every layer separate from this folder. So that's really a lot of work. So it's better to just like this. And just select the Brenton lesser, the burn 2 first, and select highlights and bring this around 30-40 percent and started pressing some shadows. It can even make this bigger, like let's say 50%, and just start brushing shadows here. You can see here we have dark areas. So what I would run into is these dark areas make them bit darker, breast there. So we create a bit of a depth in this image. So you can see this dark area gets better. Now, can do this here. Let's release here. Just beautiful brushing. It doesn't have to be much like did also this flower. So we get nice should also, especially the parts that are close to the border of this image, tried to make them a bit darker. So we have like more focus on the center of this image instead of all the stuff around it. There's a little bit here. You don't have to do this much, Just a bit of her Bresson. So the image doesn't look flat anymore. We get a bit more depth in this old thing, especially these bars here. So imagine this is the shadow of this leaf, so I'm a bit of this darker here. Let's do bit here. Like that. Bit of this flower. You can see here I don't really watch what I'm doing. I just brush all this stuff like randomly and just looking at the dark parts fed pressed him a bit darker bit here. Don't do too much. If you do too much, it's going to look weird. So let it is slightly accidental. Alright, so I did this all party. You can see here the difference is gets a bit darker. We get more folks on the center. Now if we switch to MIT, don'ts here and job the exposure, let's say around 20-30 percent. Let's make the burst vigor and do a bit more, not much, just a bit like that. Lets it. Now let's do shadows also interrupt is under 10% 1 more time. So now we have nice dark areas around it. And we didn't affect to decenter and we get more focused on the center of this image. 7. Dodge Tool: Alright, the next thing is to, is to create another 50% gray layer on a new layer called the fuel. Again, change the blend mode offline. And here I want to select the Dodge Tool and British Dutch through I can make area slider. You can see here it gets really light, so I have to adjust the settings. Let's select highlights here and drop this to around 50%. Maybe even less because this is really light. And let's start brushing some areas light. I want to make like highlights here. Maybe here. This is something you wanna do a bit more precisely then the darker parts, because when you do it like this, you can immediately see how it looks. So don't ruin the image. Tried to pick these lighter areas and make them bit lighter. Let's even drop this load, let's say 20-30 percent. And just press these areas. Slider tried to find stick stuff that is sticking out and that is like already like this. You can see here this is sticking out. This part here, little bit here, also bit here. This one is white already, so you don't really want to brush white stuff or really light stuff. Only these stuff like this. If you brush it too much, it's just gonna get wider and you won't see those anymore. So you have to do this with more precisely. Let's see. We have a bit of white stuff. They're going on, so they are just going to put something in front of it, see 1s here. So don't worry about all this stuff. So bit here. Let's do a bit here. This is white flour, so I don't want to do with too much. They're like dead bit here. You can see it doesn't have to be really precisely. You just have to do some brushing to create some beautiful deputies image. Right now, maybe it looks a little bit weird. I'm gonna job this year because it can really see it good. Right now. It doesn't have to be like beautiful. Later on, when we do final adjustments, you will see all these highlights will pop up in the final decide after, after doing the final adjustments to make this all better. Right? I think this, this looks fine for now. And now if I compare this, this was before and just after you guess you will get all these nice highlights and up. 8. Creating Darker Areas: All right, next thing to do is to, let's give it a bit more contrast. It looks like, like without Collins now. So what I'm going to do is going to create a curse layer. This is on top of all the layers and press this again, this little icon. So we only affect this father of flowers. And if we increase this, we get more highlights. If we bring this one to the right, the darker areas get started. So I want to do the middles first. Let's drop this a bit down, so make it a bit darker. Let's bring this to the left a bit. And if this is too light, you can see it gets all to light. I usually just take this part and just bring it a bit up like dead. And that's a lot better. And you can see the difference. We give it a bit more contrast and it looks better. Alright, next thing to do is to work on this line. Don't forget to save your work because when you get to a stage like this, it's going to be like really, really bad if you if your Photoshop crashes or something, how safe your work every couple minutes, sometimes can even save it as a different file name, like line art, a, line R2B, lie Nazi, whatever. So you can always go back to earlier version if you don't like nibble versions. So let's work on this line. I want to brush this line a bit. So I'm going to also do a new layer for, let's make a new layer first and go to edit, fill, and fill this with 50% gray again, change the blend mode overlay. And here I want to do, is do some burn first. So this is actually the same as we did with the flowers around it. Let's select highlights first. I'll bring it as a bit up to around 40-50 percent. And let's brush darker parts, darker. So you can see here this I around it. If we press this darker, it's gonna look like, I don't know I don't even know how you call this, but it looks like it has more depth or you see more details, whatever you wanna call it. I think it looks a lot better when you start brushing some parts darker like this. And now it looks like he's more hiding in-between those flowers, if that makes sense. So you can see here, this was really light and now it gets a bit darker and we get more focused on the center of this image is a little bit here. Don't want to do too much. Now let's switch the mittens again. Bring this down. Efficacy here. If you do it too much like this, it's gonna get read. Don't do that. So try to avoid death, that red thing going on when you do too much. So this is like a sign that you did it too much. We have this thing sticking out here. So what I would do here is make a little shadow of it to make this look better. But I will do this later on. I'm gonna brush this first. I did. Let's see how it looked before and after. I think it looks better. Now let's do some shadows. And you can see here are almost dropping to 0 because this line is pretty dark already, so we don't have this much. Alright, so this was before this, after we make it a bit darker. 9. Changing The Lighting: Now let's make a new layer and fill this with 50% gray again, change the blend mode overlay. And here I'm gonna select the Dutch too. So with the Dutch so I can make stuff lighter. I wanted to make, let's see, let's do around 40% metals. So we can make the midterm slider. I want to make sure it looks like he's sticking in between these two. So I wanna make this center parts bit lidar. Also gonna make the eyes slider. We don't want to lose the sight of his eyes like dead. And you can see how cool this looks when you make the eyes slider. And this was before this after you can see here now, it looks like he's sticking out of the kind of hiding spot of m. Let's do bit here. Maybe a bit here. Like I don't do it too much or else it's gonna get ruined. So this is fine. Alright, let's do some curves to this line. With the curves, we can change the lighting a bit so I'm going to create a Curves Layer. Press this, lets put it underneath this and press this. So you want to fit this line. And here I'm gonna make it dark first. Like dead, not to doubt just a bit darker. And now I'm going to take a normal brush, slick, Click on the mask, bring the floor all the way up again. And take a black brush. So you wanna select the black color because we will remove parts. And now I can make area's flighted at a one liner like that. It's just a bit darker. So we get a bit more like shadows. 10. Adding Details: All right, next thing to do is to work on more stuff around them. So this looks fine for now, for me, later on will look a lot better when we are done. Because the border here, I think this is too light. We still get too much distracted by this. So later on we will change it. Now we can put stuff on its face or around his face to me, they look really cool. So I have these parrots here I could use, not sure how they're going to look better. I'm gonna try. Maybe you want to put like some parrot sticking out here. Let's also do one here. I'm just going to put them all in this image. And later on I will decide if I need them or not. Let's see what else we've got these two, maybe these two work. Put him here. And let's see what we have here. I'll say at some butterflies here, maybe we could put a butterfly on its face like dead. And let's see what we have here. Not butterfly. Just to make this whole thing like full of stuff going on. I'll save these about flatness, shoulders looks, but you can see. 11. Adjustments & Contrast: Alright, and now we have to blend these images better in this, in this design. So what I'm going to do now is let's first again job all these. Call us over the year situation, but it above the folder. So you affect the whole folder when we press this and just drop the colors here like that. And next thing I wanna do is to give it a bit more conscious. So I'm gonna create a curse. Bring this down and bring this up like that. Let's see. Just play with these curves a bit and see how it makes your image better. Maybe like this. And let's see maybe this one is too big. All right, now we have to make some shadows because these, like this, a butterfly here, does it have shadow? So let's make shadows. Now. Let's make a new layer on the needs of these animals. Here we just edit and let's just select a black brush again and bring the opacity and flow all the way down again, like dead. And just start brushing. Remember we made the shadows on the left side of everything. So just brushing bit here like that. Also do this one here a bit. If you want to make it look like he's sitting on him, just make this a little bit smaller. Like it's really closely like this. Let's make the shadow blank. I didn't make it black, so make sure it's black. It's also due here from this Barrett. So what I'm doing now is to brush just some parts locker. Alright, we have this a butterfly and we're going to press control j to duplicate it with control you welcome onto you to bring them the UN situation. Just drop this one, du minus on it to make it black and go to edit, transform flip vertical. And now we have this shadow of it. Let's just rotate. It's a bit too there. And dropped opacity. So we can create like a shadow from this butterfly, but it doesn't look real now, so we have to add some flavor to it. So go to Gaussian Blur and just had a bit of blue to it. So we can make this look a bit more. I think this has finally, and now, if you select both of these layers, you can move them around. Maybe this is better here or no snows, whatever you like. Now I would like to adjust the color bit of this butterfly, so I'm gonna create curves on top of it. It's like this 250, this one, make it dark. And put a brush with the black brush, I can make it lighter on some parts that are one litre. So I'm going to press on this mask and just make it light it like that. So you can see it looks a lot better. Just to make sure we have light and dark areas instead of all dark or all light, whatever. Alright, let's also make a bit more shadow from this one. This one looks a bit grayish. So let's first give it two curves. Let's take the midpoint and bring it down to make them a bit darker. And let's also do the dark areas like that. Best quantile Jay. And I'm responsible you to make black. And then I'm just going to edit, transform, flipper to go. And I put it there. Let's make sure it's behind all of this other stuff beyond the Spirit. So you have to move this all the way down. Like they're just changed, are basically here to really low and you get a shadow that looks a bit more real than just brushing. Maybe like this, fine. And don't forget to give it some blur. Eventually make this look even better. You can barely see it, but whatever, it's like, better than not to use shadows. All right, I think this looks fine. We can also do the same on all these animals he assigned. Just gonna do that quickly here. You can see the animals at the bottom and don't look real. So what I'm going to make them a bit darker, just make them a bit darker like death. And not sure about this one. It's an angry, bitter smoothness around. I think I'm going to duplicate this butterfly here. I like this butterfly. So I'm going to select all these layers, risk control, J, OK, control G to group them, then plus j to duplicate it. And we can now move this butterfly round and don't use like the same butterfly. Tried to flip it horizontal and rescale it. So it doesn't look like the same butterfly that rotated a bit. So you don't have to like make this all from scratch again, just duplicate a couple of these. All right, so let's see how it looks. Maybe somewhere here. I think this looks fun. 12. Creating Depth: Alright, let's start making some depth in this image because we don't really have depth in this image now. Now to make depth this image, it's really easy by just blurring things out. So when you get close to the camera, you get stuff that's blurred out. So what I'm going to do is I'm going to see what I can use to blur out. Now I have all this stuff here. We could, for instance, just use a flower employed at out. So let me try this 1 first. Just make sure you put it back off all the other layers. So let's make a new layer on top of everything. And just drag something in your image. Let's put it back here and make this big. And you can see this is really big. And if you go to filter, blur, goes from blue, it's gonna get blurred out and you create some depth to this image. So that's a really easy trick to manipulate depth. Now you don't want to ruin the image, so just use it somewhere, like in a font, maybe here. Let's see. I'm just going to give it a bit here. Press Ctrl J to duplicate it and move it to other parts. May be here at the top. And we even got nice colors now from these flower. And we create some, some little depth here. Let's see, maybe here. Alright, let's not do this too much. Let's use another image. So what I'm going to do now is actually the same thing, but with another image. So I have another color in this design. Let's do this flour mix really big. Not sure how this will look, but let's try filter. Let me put this back here. Filter Blur, Gaussian Blur. And now just blow this out. You can see my computer is gonna, gonna go bit slow now because I have so much layers now. So yes, I think a lot. And let's see what we can put this. Let's do it here. Somewhere at the top, duplicated, maybe at the bottom also some here. Don't do too much. It just a little effect that you wanna add to this image like that. And let's duplicate it one more time. Maybe put it in front of these Barrett's here. So it looks like maybe that's not a period in front of it. Control j to duplicate it again. And if you put it like this, you can also just Rasterize Layer, press right mouse, crystallize it. And just brush impartial way so you don't ruin the image itself like that. And it looks like there's something in front of the camera. They're all these little details will make the whole image at the end look better. 13. Creating Light Beams: Alright, at this point we have all the images as we went through so we can do final adjustments to make this look better. So I wanna create a light sauce on top. So I'm gonna create a new layer. Then select the color and pick something like yellowish, orange, almost the white something in this range here. Press OK, select a brush, take the general software and burst when the harvest is down in the flow at a 100. And just make this a bit smaller and click here. So make this dot. Then press Control Command Z to bring up the Free Transform. Let's make this a bit bigger. Take one corner, hold down control or command to make and stretch it out. So make like this sort of light beam path, well hold up control. Take these different corners to make like this light coming from there. So that's pretty easy to create a light source AIG best comfort J2 duplicate is maybe make it a bit smaller and make another light beam somewhere. There. 14. The Power of Camera Raw: Alright, now we can do final adjustments. So what I'm going to do now is to press command, Alt Shift, e or control shift even Windows. So we have duplicated version of everything. So at this point we cannot change the position of stuff anymore. We are going to do financial cements, breast right mouse on this layer and convert this to a smart object. Then go to Filter Camera filter. Yo camera filter might look a little bit different if you have an older version of Photoshop, I have the latest version, so this is the latest update. They recently changed everything, but you have the same settings. It just looks a little bit different. Let's go to Basic and start with making the lighting a bit better. So let's increase the exposure bit. Let's give it a bit more contrast. The highlights we can drop a bit and the shadows, let's make it a bit darker. It's also trope the whites. And let's increase the black so it doesn't get too dark. Now. We can drop the extra bit so it looks softer now, but we don't want to lose the LegalZoom can increase the clarity. And let's give it a bit more DAs. Let's drop the vibrance bit so it doesn't, it isn't too colourful. So it looks a bit more real. Now, let's go to curves. Let's leave curves. Let's not do that one. Now, go to details and give it a bit more sharpening so we see all the details even better. Now, next thing is column x. So this is probably my favorite part of this because he, I can change the colors of everything. So I wanna make sure I've called US debt look natural. So what I'm going to do now is to make sure I don't want the color of this line, but only the stuff around it. So maybe like this. Let's see if we move this fundamental right. We can see exactly what changes. Let's move the Greece debt side. Let's see, the UK was not much going on. The blues. This is from how these images like, let's make them a bit more green. And let's try purple. Let's move it to the left side. Agendas. Let's lift that one and now go to situation here. We can set how much coal we have. I don't want to have it to light, so I'm just going to make sure the furcula is colorful and the other surface a bit less colorful. So we get more focus on the center of this image, maybe on a disk like that. Just moved them from left to right and see how that changes. And just slightly adjust them like that. Let's try purple here. And magenta. Think this looks fine. And go to luminance. And he can sit or lie dishes. So maybe this one is a bit lighter. Let's see if we can change this one a bit. Let's make this a bit darker like that. Across lose. Let's leave it like that. And this one, like dead, this is fine. Now, the last thing. And then it is also really important in camera calibration because he can change the whole color, tons of everything. So if you want to have it more like this, you can move this one to the left for instance, but I want to still make sure it looks real. So what not gonna do this too much? Just slightly to make this look better. So you have nice colors, but it still looks like a real image. Let's see if we can change this one a bit. Let's move this bit to left. And this one. Let's leave it like that. Alright, they just find click OK. And now it's going to process this. And you can see here the difference before it looked like this and outlook like this. I think it looks a lot cooler now. 15. Final Adjustments: Alright, let's do some color balance also today. So I'm going to create a colobomas layer on top of it and just slightly adjust these settings. So let's give it a bit more yellowish and a bit more blue like that. Think this is better. You can see the difference. It's a little bit different color. Now let's also do curves here. Let's bring up the highlights a bit and make it a bit darker leg. Not that they're just a little bit like that. Now the problem here is we have too much light on the edge of everything. So what I'm going to do now is to add a gradient. Let's see gradient here. Change this to radial, this towel. Put it in reverse, and click on this. And select black. More like really dark brown, Something like this. Let's just do black. Click on this, click next to it to duplicate it. Then triggered to there. Take this one and drag it down. So we remove it and put this on this side. And here the ACA set the scale so this is really dark. You see, we can make something that will make the bottom darker, but the center needs to stay light. So I'm going to do it like this. Let's see, maybe like that. Not too much, just a bit. Then we can drop the opacity bit so it doesn't get to that. I guess you now it's a bit too dark. So to fix this, I'm gonna create another curse on top of it and increase the highlights here. So we get nice contrast year and still see the line very well. Just play with these settings and tried to make this look better. Now if we change this to another column, we can adjust the scholars who bid. So if you're never more blue, you can change this one thing, go to green. Change it a bit. Usually I only take the left side, so only take this one. And then blue. And blue don't need Blue. Think this looks fine. All right, and last thing I would like to do is to add a gradient map. I have. These are the five is BigQuery is I usually use at the end. So if we want to have a more like blue dots, I can select this one and just change the blend mode to soft light and job this real, have a bit more blue in this image, but it gets a bit too dark. So I'm gonna try another one, just going to scroll through these, see which one will make my image look better. So I think this one also looks nice. It's just black. Get more contrast. Just go through these and try to pick one that makes you image look better. Maybe this one. Take this one looks cool. Bit more greenish. All right, I think this is a bit too dark, so what I'm going to do is add another curse. I'd like to add flood of curves to this to make sure it has enough contrast. And we can see the line very well like that, maybe a bit less. So this really depends on your screen. If you got a good screen, you can see this better here f2 screen that's not so good. It's really difficult to see this. Now let's thing to do. I would like to make this eyes pop out more. So I'm gonna create a new layer and fix something orange. We can even do bloom AB Blues, nice. Let's try blue, thick blue. Let's make us eyes blue because we have all this blue stuff around it. And just make like this. Crash here. Don't do it in his pupil just surrounded thing. Go to Denmark and change these to either color or, or Philae, whatever you like. Don't do too much. So jumped opacity and you get different type of icon if you want. So if you don't change his press control you and move the slider, Sorrento, maybe oranges better. So it still looks natural like that. Now, once you're done, juice press OK. And that's pretty much it. And I think this looks pretty cool. And you can always choose tried to change stuff again, if you want to have all the slaves here, that you can adjust and tried to use your imagination and you will make something cool out of it, which I hope to see you on the next class.