Have you really felt how a giraffe can look without spots on its body. Today we will truly show you how to undress the animal by removing its spots. After that, e will show how the undressed skin of the animal can be turned into an outfit.
In order to produce the tutorial, the two assets to be used are
To start the initial procedure of the project, first create a new document in the adobe photoshop. The exact size of the document has to be 2200*3200 pixels@72 px/inch of resolution. Commence by filling any color in the background.
The back ground has to be lain and simple. You can also create a background with multilayer that suits you. It can be either a savanna landscape or an old styled wall paper. After this, use the filters as well as gradients. To unlock background, right click the background thumbnail and in order to choose LAYER FROM BACKGROUND, click ADD A LAYER STYLE icon [ small buton]. This is exactly located on the lower part of the layer palette. After this apply COLOR OVERLAY and GRADIANT OVERLAY styles. Use setting and colors like the screen shots mentioned below.
On the top of the background layer, create a new layer. Do this by pressing, CLICK A NEW LAYER icon. To draw spot at the center of the document, use the huge soft and light color brush tool.
Now create new layer on the top of light spot layer. Again choose the filter menu in order to find the blur filter. Next apply guassian blur and motion blur to the cloud layer one after one. Next click, the ADD MSK LAYER icon. Activate the mask layer and fill it with the black and white reflected gradient that at the lower part of the document.
To get the viginette effect, you have to select filter, distort, lens correction, vigenette amount and midpoint settings.
Now fuse all the created layers. Make the right part of the background light. The light source emerges from the right. Next make the active quick mask mode and then choose the black and white gradient instrument. Fill the layer with gradient and start from the right corner of the document. The left side should change into pink. To inactivate the quick mask, click icon.
You have the chosen area like the screen shot. Next is to play with the level settings. Next click menu, image, adjustment level, move the grey marker to left. To background layer, add noise effect. Go back to menu and click filter, noise, add noise and uniform.
Now add the image of giraffe. Do it by clicking Menu > File > Placechoose giraffe .jpg file. To separate out giraffe silhouette from the background, choose polygonal lasso tool. You can also choose other methods nut this is an easy and convenient one. Go on clicking so as to et the endpoints for the next segments. In order to close the selection order, click the initial point.
To improve the quality of selection edges, click refine edge.
Operate the refine edge settings. Click OK and also the inverse selection. It is like this menu, select , inverse. Erase or clear the background area that you selected[ menu, edit, clear]
To retouch and improve color equilibrium of image of giraffe, choose the shadows/ highlights from the menu of image adjustment. Now apply the following settings.
Now add the adjustment layers on the top of giraffe layer. Click icon on the bottom menu of layers palette. To activate, press right click, choose, create clipping mask. To every adjustment layer, apply settings. Fill the selective color and level with black and white gradient.
For the load selection of white stripes, use magic wand tool. Do not do the load selection for all the spots at once. You will have to do this in parts. The four steps are menu, select, modify and expand.
Now make the retouched granite layer duplicate. Fill the selected stripes with brown color in the duplicate layer. Make it clean skin layer. For the future steps, you will need original retouched graphite layer. You need to be sure that the original layer below is a duplicate layer. You can use the zero percent hardness brush. To activate eye dropper tool, find a right color that is next to each stripe.
The image needs to be like this. Fill the white areas with the help of color step by step. The stripes of brown color are helpful in order to provide the accurate results.
Use the patch tool to remove the stripe traces. To clean the textured skin area, drag the selection border. In order to release the mouse button, the trace of the selected area is patched with the help of sampled pixels. In order to mask these stripe traces, repeat these actions.
you will get the body of the giraffe without spots.
With the help of smooth eraser tool, correct the clear skin layer. This is to create a blending effect between original bottom layer and clean skin layer.
To maker the small defects, use the patch tool and the spot healing brush tool. In the option bar, chose the brush size. In order to ix the works in the best form, you have to cover full area with single click.
Now, alter the color of the skin and levels balance. Make the following additions
Black and white
Now you will create clipping mask for clean skin layer. Make the setting application.
Now, put the iron board image. There is no need to change or adjust.
Go back to the retouched giraffe layer and make it duplicate once again. With the help of new copy, you will make giraffe jacket. Erase area of heard and leg.
The future jacket will resemble this.
With the help of wrap transformation, correct shape of jacket with spots. To make the shape flat, go to edit, transform, wrap.
The liquefy filter will help create flat shape effect. To correct larger areas, use forward wrap tool. To work with the parts like skin wrinkles or legs, use the small wrap tool size.
This is a flatter shape for the jacket.
For the jacket shape, add free transformation. Make it small and bit stretched horizontally.
Now select the top part that is iron board bottom edge of spotty jacket. Cut the part and paste it to the new layer. Stretch it vertically with the help of free transformation.
To the top edge, apply perspective transformation. Apply four steps menu, edit, transform, perspective.
Keep top part of jacket layer active modified. Cut the upper part again [ above iron board top edge]. Leave the stripe above the trouser legs. [Layer 20 on screen shot in diagram below]. Extend the top portion vertically.
Apply the perspective transformation.
Make the active top layer of jacket layers. Erase the iron and the area on the top of iron board. Next, try to imitate the shape of skin wrinkles.
With the help of line tool, draw white line. This is to be done in the new layer that lies above the giraffe jacket. Next use the eight around 13 px and then apply the Gaussian blue filter.
Change the blending mode for a layer on overlay.
Check the area of the neck fro the original giraffe layer [ retouched]. Paste into new layer below iron board. Now apply the flip vertical transformation to this new shape. This is to get the gradient overlay style effect with the settings like on screen shot.
In the final part of work, you have to create drop shadow effect for the giraffe as well as iron board. For load selection of giraffe shape, press command/ ctrl plus giraffe layer thumbnail. Create a new layer that is below all the visible giraffe layers. Now fill the selection with the help of any color.
When the shape is created, apply distort transformation. The three steps are
Now move the left bottom corner, left and down. At same points, it is necessary to combine legs and drop shadows. Correct the central legs shadow with the help of eraser tool.
This is the end result. This is total transformation.
Now set the fill parameter to the level of zero percent and also 20 percent for the shadow layer. Now apply the gradient overlay style effect. Now make the quick mask mode active and fill the layer with linear gradient.
Now click on the quick mask icon and apply the Gaussian blur on the selected area of shadow layer.
Now make the shadow layer duplicate and apply the guassian blur filter with radius 50 px and the change capacity of 70 to 75 percent.
Create shadow effect of iron board with the help of same method. Load the selection of jacket and iron board. Apply fill= 0%. Also the gradient overlay effect using the same parameters. Also apply blurring 10 px and duplicate shadow layer of opacity 75 percent and more blurring.