How to do a Photoshop Paint Splash Portrait Effect, photo in shape trick Tutorial CS5 CS6 CC

How to place a photograph portrait inside of a multi-colored paint splash in Photoshop. Download this video
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This basic effect has tons of applications and is a good course on using Masking and Gradient Maps. This comprehensive video takes you step-by-step through the complete process from beginning images clear through to the final composite image.

This training demo was recorded in Photoshop CS6 but the techniques used will work just as well in Photoshop CS5 through the latest Photoshop CC.

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Become an Adobe Photoshop Expert. Here is what you will learn in this training set:

Photoshop Effects Projects
▪ Ghost Effect using the popular Dispersion Effect – How to create a chilling ghost in Photoshop
▪ How to create a scarry Sci-Fi child using Hard Light techniques
▪ How to put a picture into a Paint Splash
▪ How to make a person Pop-Out of a photograph
▪ How to apply Animal Makeup on a portrait
▪ How to create a glowing headlights look
▪ How to give a picture a cartoon look
▪ Putting a color splash into a Black and White photo
▪ How to create an Andy Warhol poster art look
▪ How to control depth of focus in a photo
▪ How to give a picture a HDR look
▪ How to create a Fantasy Picture with sparkle lights

Photoshop Tools and Techniques Training
▪ How to use Photoshop Selection Tools – 4 videos
▪ How to use more Photoshop Tools – 3 videos
▪ How to use Adjustments – 6 videos
▪ Edit Menu Techniques – 4 videos
▪ How to use Filters – 4 videos
▪ How to Layers – 5 videos

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