How to Blend Images & Create a Magical Composite in Photoshop

How to Blend Images & Create a Magical Composite in Photoshop - student project

This Skillshare class breaks down actionable, specific & usable tips & techniques that will help you blend any images together using Photoshop. Then we'll walk through, step by step, creating a magical "Aladdin" themed composite. You'll learn everything from lighting, to composition, to stacking filters and much more.

What you will learn:

  • Removing the Backgrounds from Images. Although there's a million ways to remove photo backgrounds, I'll show you 2 methods that I use everyday to create perfect cutouts.
  • Blending Images Together. Learn how to place objects together with overlay to create depth & realism.
  • Using Lighting to Create Seamless Composites, Realism & Interest. When it comes to composition, lighting is EVERYTHING... It makes or breaks your final image. Learn simple, but radically effective, lighting techniques to create amazing composites.
  • Adding Magical Lighting Effects. Finally, let's bring it all together with magical lighting (from scratch) to create our final image. We'll be learning blend modes, filters & more.

How to Blend Images & Create a Magical Composite in Photoshop - image 1 - student project

Scott Stuart
Graphic Designer & Artist
Teacher