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Flaming Cat + PSD by PSHoudini Flaming Cat + PSD by PSHoudini
In case you are interested on knowing how I created this image, you can download the .PSD in small resolution to know my step by steps. (Please do not post this image in any other place and claim it as your own. I only provide the .psd for those of you that want to know the whole process I used and learn something from it) (.PSD = leaning the basics about lighting and using gradient colors on the overall image) NOTE: For the final touch, I used topaz clean filter. (filters can be found here [link] )

Looks cool as a screensaver so feel free to DL and use as so. other than as a screensaver, please to not alter or distribuite this image in any way without my authorization.

Main Soure/Reference used
by :iconxnickixstockx:

fire pack [link]
Smoke pack [link]

Hope you like it. if you do please fav* it <3
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The picture is of great effect and proves an excellent PS editing technique. I appreciate your care for all the details like shadows, transition between textures and light. The image has a consistent, veridical aspect.

The subject of the manip is well chosen, standing out from the very beginning. The "facial expression" of the feline goes perfectly well with the fire & smoke you added.
I also like how you complemented him with the green background, because it lets the viewer focus even more on him.

The focus and light are well chosen, leading all to the feline face. The fog effect you created, helps finding a general focus point.

I hope to see more of your manips! :D
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I like this piece.


The smoke coming out of the nose in a straight lines seems off to me.. i get that its being breathed out so it would need to go straight for a second but that smoke looks like it was just sitting and that's what happened.. not being blown.. could be because i'm a smoker but it should go out in more of a widening stream before it distorts and acts like smoke.. its not a big problem tho..

The fire away from the mouth is awesome.. but the way its so see through at the top part near the mouth throws the fire off and it does seem to curl with the tongue at all making it clash a little..

The lighting is great and the transition from light to dark is great as all.. Which brings me to another point.. the smoke should fade with the darkness.. fire is bright and would be seen but smoke is not and would disappear into the black...

I hope that this helps you :) nice piece!
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tal4 Featured By Owner May 11, 2017
"All right, which one of you clowns put chillie sauce in my dinner?" :)
CuzImaJellyfish Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love what you've done here!
This is something I made:…
I would love to get your opinion about it
hetorakelt Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016  Professional Artisan Crafter
Shadowkey392 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2016
So YOU'RE the one who ate that carton of jalapenos...
saad-ibra Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2015
Lovely313 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2015
thatturner Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you included the original picture; it's clear you (brilliantly) added in the smoke and flames, but I wouldn't have realized how much you changed in the background or in the cat's fur. 
Vrinda-the-Wistful Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Very well done.  Convincing!  :) :iconburningplz:
thesonofsalvation Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
PSHoudini Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015   Digital Artist
tks :-)
Karissa-Salton Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
this was posted to as stock…
trouto Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014
The kitty can breath fire! We are all dooomed!
AnubisPriest-ca Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014
Awesome work. Makes me think of a fire breathing dragon lazily yawning, a bit of 'fire of the belly escaping out' in the haze of a sleepy mind.
MRock91 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Clap Clap Clap __ :D (Big Grin) 
SaltIrritates Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This guy (@Buffalo--Wings) used this image of yours.…
KaimTG Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love it! It's awesome! :)
MuroPearl Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This flaming feline is flipping fabulous!!!!
AelinQuan Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014   Digital Artist
Interesting closeness of mind ;-)…
Galinas-Claim Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014
WOW!  That was the first thing I said, seeing this.  Very nice work!!!  Cool as hell, and cute as shit!
Kreativjunkie Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Keksoe666 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
did you authorize this?…
Keksoe666 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome work btw :D
Korwynze Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
kaantarell Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
bobtaki Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
respect :)
miggim Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2014
Lucky cat gets to bbq its mice before eating them.
Echo7171 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
1up llama 
Echo7171 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Neko Emoji-04 (Sleeping) 
couhby Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's got the eye of the tiger, the fire
Dancing through the fire
'Cause, it is a champion
And you're going to hear it roar!
umbreonanmoonstar Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2013
is that cat smoking to much or what? XD
SpotsFan Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
That is epic.
SuperCuteBomb Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AlecBell Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013
I have featured your work here:…
benq81 Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013
avesome, congratz
System-Navaldeus Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013

I don't see any "no cats have been harmed to make this picture"

you are a monster! :'(

PSHoudini Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013   Digital Artist
nah, just a few scars and bruises...hehehe
DistantRelations Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
This is fantastic! Really realistic! Cool!
PSHoudini Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013   Digital Artist
tks so much
allison731 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Congrats, you got :iconbadassplz:  COOL Badge for your creation in :iconwhispermewish: group.
This is reward for all works which have these characteristics:
- High Quality :iconcheckmarkplz:
- Impressive, Unique, Recognizable :iconcheckmarkplz:
- COOL in every aspect. :firelite-photo:  8-) :smoking: Well done, you got our bow. ;) :ahoy: :iconcheckmarkplz:

You can find your art in Badge-COOL group folder… and in Aug 2013-WMW Badge Winners  journal
Your work has a chance to enter in our Gold Star monthly finale too where you can earn points for your work and more fame. Good luck. :iconcool-smileplz:
SongOfSolomon Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I love cats, and I think this is incredible! "Dragoncat" is another good name!
Darknessandy Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Like it :)
lagonoir71 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
Mon chat! (CODE DU CRIME)
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