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October 7, 2014
[Stock & Resources] Witches Walkthrough - Part 01 - Setup by kuschelirmel-stock is an excellent video tutorial that quickly and efficiently explains some tips and tricks for choosing and cutting out stock, as well as some more specific tasks like putting in fog and fire. Be sure to check back for the next videos in the series!
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Witches Walkthrough - Part 01 - Setup



A DD!!! :wow: Thank you so much!!! :faint:

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Please excuse the bad audio quality toward the end ^^;

Purple Square Bullet  What you will & won't learn in this video:
It is hard for me to explain in general how I "do things", so I decided to just give you some examples. Today, you will find some tips and tricks on choosing stock, putting objects together and how to use a cloud image to give your background that magic touch.

Silver Square Bullet Please note that this is only part 01 of a walkthrough series involving the witches. There are [probably two] more episodes to get to the final version :aww:

Part 02:
Part 03:  

Yellow Square Bullet May I follow along?
If you want to recreate my steps using the same images, you can do so, but if you upload your finished piece I would like to see some credit for the tutorial, preferably a link to the tutorial itself - and of course I would appreciate it if you showed it to me. I have a collection for all images that use my tutorials - it's great motivation for me to keep this up because while the creation of an image may not take much time by itself, the post-production (i.e. the actual creation of the video tutorial) takes lots of time. So motivation... ;)

Purple Square Bullet  Quick Finder (total length: 11 minutes):
00:22 Choosing the witch stock & getting started (selections, masks, extending the dresses, image corrections, new document)
03:15 Choosing the background stock
04:00 Adjusting the background's atmosphere using a Photo Filter Adjustment Layer
04:35 Choosing the cauldron stock out of two different but similar photos; adjusting canvas size to fit with background size
06:20 How to choose fire images that are easy to work with; how to put them into your image
07:50 Using cloud image to get some magic into your background

Note: Raw video time recorded ~30 minutes (without looking for stock) sped up to fit the narration; the more things you try, the longer this stage of your workflow will be.

Purple Square Bullet  More Tutorials related to workflow and basics:
Manip T+T - Photomanipulaton Workflow by kuschelirmel-stock Photography - Image Quality + Size by kuschelirmel-stock Manip T+T - Creating Fire by kuschelirmel-stock Retouching Techniques - Photoshop Video Tutorial

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 More Tutorials in general:

Overview: My Tutorials or in my gallery folder.

Aaaand I'm on youtube Icon YOUTUBE now as well --> kuschelirmel

Purple Square Bullet  Stock Credits:
Are all inside the video as well as on the finished image here:
Toil and Trouble by kuschelirmel
Image size
1280x720px 39.6 MB
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cluttergirl's avatar
So excited to find your page with wonderful tutorials. Much appreciated Hug