here is a video i captured while i created an image inspired from the Hobbit book written by JJR Tolkien
I used, I think 4 images for this one. They were mostly partial works begun for making masks. I tinted them using others filters in different ranges and then sandwiched them together as transparencies. From there I worked the colors and transparencies together to get close to my desired effect. After that I hand colored some areas of some of the layers to finish it off.
In 1963 a Vietnamese Buddhist monk named Lâm Van Tuc burned himself to death on a busy Saigon road in protest of the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam's Ngô Ðình Di?m administration. Malcolm Browne's photo and journalist David Halberstam's account of the event circulated the world, winning both of them a Pulitzer Prize.
What if you skinned a muppet and wore it as a mask? In the virtual 2D world of the internet, it might work a little something like this: photos of muppets + photos of human eyes x Photoshop = weirdest Tumblog ever, muppetswithpeopleeyes.tumblr.com by Mike Lacher.
Photoshop Disasters presents their top 20 monstrosities of 2010. Wow. Take a lesson. Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram doctors the above photo to put President Hosni Mubarak at the head of the procession. (Read more)
An auction at Christies showcases decades of heavily marked up Playboys, both pre and post the advent of the magical, human "perfecting" tool known as Photoshop. The edits are so heavy, it shows how such an idealized human being simply doesn't exist. See the whole NSFW collection over at Jezebel.
If I had Photoshop superpowers, I'd be constantly striving to make the world more beautiful. I'd be fixing, cloning, and leveling up the saturation of all the colors around me... Below, "I have PSD" by Hyperakt and friends.
Hubba hubba. DP Shots has compiled a collection of 40 CG images of steamy girl artworks. Some of the girls look so real, you think you could touch them. Except you can't. Sorry.
Art nerds rejoice. With the aid of Photoshop, the folks at Artcyclopedia have doctored Van Gogh's paintings to give the effect of a three dimensional model (the same effect used in tilt-shift photography).
A recently closed Worth1000 contest, Senior Rebellion, showcases "old folks that won't make you get off their lawn". Good ol' Photoshop magic at work.
The provenance of this Sci Fi Airshow is unquestionable. With decades of experience interpreting science fiction from a written to a visual medium, Bill George is the perfect tour guide for this fantastical, photoshopped exhibit. Assembling the collective imagination of multiple authors into one Airshow is a rare treat.
Photographer Zoren Gold and graphic artist Minori Murakami collaborated to create these eerie digital collages of chameleon-like models. From the looks of it, the two artists combined multiple digital photographs, using Photoshop masks and blend modes. Nicely done. The third image down is particularly spooky (in a great way).
U.K. department store Debenhams has pulled back the curtain on the reality behind swimsuit modeling. As expected, the standard model goes through quite a bit of "Photoshop magic".
The Eizo medical supply company has issued a 2010 calendar of X-ray pin-ups. First prize to the person who can bring these skeletons to life. We know it's possible to transform a person into an X-ray in Photoshop, but how about the reverse?
Love this Madonna makeover via Giopet's Graphic Art. Amazing what a little Photoshop can do...
A bunch of magazine "pros" make big time Photoshop mistakes. Hongkiat posts 52 pretty terrible ones, my favorites featured below. What's their excuse?
A Photoshop no no, a nerd boy's dream... The web's got a new favorite, and it goes by the name of Lazertits. Enjoy.
Noupe has compiled an amazing collection of literally thousands of the highest-in-demand Photoshop tutorials, brushes, patterns, textures, actions and .PSD downloadable files.