Flight of Icarus Photo Composite – PhotoSerge | File Size 600.16 MB | Free download
Join Creative Director and Photoshop Guru Rikard Rodin in creating a Greek mythology-inspired composite—Flight of Icarus. The course is filled with Photoshop techniques that are useful for any photo compositing work you may want to do—including masking techniques, retouching and cloning, color grading and texture techniques.
Length: 1 Hour 35 Minutes
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Required: Photoshop CC
Lessons: Getting Started
Learn how to open files as smart objects and some keyboard shortcuts that will drastically speed up your compositing.
Cutting Out Icarus
Here we use paths to cutout the model from the background and then refine that selection to include hair with the Selection and Mask tool.
Adjusting the Loincloth
Learn how to use the puppet warp tool to adjust the shape of a cloth object.
Replacing the Feet
Learn to use the transform tool, curves and masks to replace the feet.
Making Icarus Fly
Here we use the liquify tool to make subtle changes to the man’s posture and then add his wings.
Birds in the Sky
Here we change the background sky and then use multiple images to populate the sky with birds.
Learn how to use gradient maps, color balance and curves to color grade your composite.
Here we add in the sun flare and make more fine tuned color adjustments to the overall image.
The Final Touches
In this lesson, we give the composite image a few final touches to make the image really sing.
Course content: https://www.photoserge.com/flight-of-icarus-photo-composite