Sunday, March 9, 2014

Compositing in Photoshop/Elements


Sometimes you have a photograph of an individual, but the background is really distracting… So, you want to eliminate the background and add “something”.

The only way to do that is to make a composite image in Photoshop, PSElements or a Photoshop wanna  be program.

Below are some examples with links to detailed instructions on how to complete the project.

Sample 1: An e-card

Composited in Photoshop Elements, Using the Magic Extractor in Photoshop Elements

Quick Final















Sample #2: The Pen is mightier than the sword

For the following technique you’ll need to learn how to use Photoshop’s Pen Tool

and you’ll get results like this…

Making selections with the Pen Tool and refining the edges in Photoshop










Yep, learning Photoshop is whole other class!










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