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Essential Compositing Tips & Techniques In Photoshop 2021

Lesson 1 of 13

Class Introduction

 

Essential Compositing Tips & Techniques In Photoshop 2021

Lesson 1 of 13

Class Introduction

 

Lesson Info

Class Introduction

hello and welcome to essential compositing tips and techniques in Photoshop 2021. My name is Jesus Ramirez. You probably know me from my YouTube channel, the Photoshop training channel. In this class, I'm going to show you the essentials that you must know to create realistic composites. In Photoshop, we'll discuss the most important principles, like perspective, color, matching and masking. The goal for this class is for you to understand what makes a composite look realistic, and you can problem solve in Photoshop. By the end of this class, you'll be able to take multiple images from different sources and combine them to create a realistic composite. Make sure to check out the downloadable so that you can follow along with me and so you can take advantage of the free presets and brushes. And by the way, if you have any questions regarding this course, make sure that hit over to my website, PTC vids dot com, and message me through the contact form. Also, from there, you can check out ...

all my free Photoshop YouTube tutorials and check out my premium courses as well, which include more in depth compositing courses. You can also find me at J R from PTC on Instagram and all other social media. But why don't we jump right into the first lesson, which is the importance of perspective in compositing?

Class Description

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Easily color match images.
  • Use perspective to make images fit their background.
  • Use familiar tools in unconventional ways to help you create better composites.
  • Realistically combine images from multiple sources into one single image.

ABOUT JESUS'S CLASS:

Join Jesús Ramirez, the expert instructor from the very popular Photoshop Training Channel (PTC) on YouTube, as he teaches you the concepts for creating realistic composites in Adobe Photoshop 2021.

Composites are more than just merging images together. To make a realistic composite, one needs to consider light sources and perspective. By using Photoshop 2021 you can create worlds and scenes with your photography that would take extreme budgets to capture in camera.

WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

  • Beginner photographers who want to learn how to combine two or more images together.
  • Beginner designers who are replacing backgrounds from photos to fit their designs.

SOFTWARE USED:

Adobe Photoshop 2021 (ver 22.0)

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

Jesús Ramirez is a digital graphics expert, speaker, and educator specializing in Adobe Photoshop. With over 15 years of professional design experience, he has worked with clients such as Adobe, Microsoft, Motorola, and Conde Nast. Jesús is best known as the founder of the Photoshop Training Channel (PTC), one of the most popular Photoshop YouTube channels in the world with over one million subscribers.

Lessons

  1. Class Introduction
  2. The Importance Perspective

    Learn what linear perspective is and why it is important for compositing.

  3. Examples of Perspective in Compositing

    Examples that show how perspective works in compositing.

  4. Creating Depth with Atmospheric Perspective

    Learn to use Photoshop adjustment layers and layers styles to apply atmospheric perspective and create depth in composites.

  5. Matching Brightness in a Composite

    Learn to match the brightness of multiple photos to create one cohesive image.

  6. Matching Saturation in a Composite

    Learn to create Saturation Maps to match the saturation of a composite.

  7. Matching Ambient Color in a Composite

    Learn two techniques to match the ambient color of two images.

  8. Making Selections and Masks for Better Composites

    Understand the select and Mask workspace.

  9. Masking Hair From Difficult Backgrounds

    Instead of masking, paint-in difficult to select hair!

  10. Compositing with Blending Modes

    Use Blending Modes to quickly combine images together.

  11. Creating Custom Brushes

    Use custom Photoshop Brushes to add details to your composites or create better Layer Masks.

  12. Bringing It All Together - Compositing Project

    Composite showing many of the principles and techniques learned in this video.

  13. Final Thoughts

Reviews

LeCompte
 

Smart, friendly, easy to see and understand. Tell 'em what you are going to see/do, Show 'em, tell 'em what was done - Perfect training! Muy Bien !

Madelaine Enochs
 

This is a great course. Jesus is clear, concise and gets a lot of very useful information into short videos. Well done.

a Creativelive Student
 

A lot of great information that he went over clearly and thoroughly. Highly recommend for anyone looking to up the realism of their composites.