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Snow White Photo Composite

Join Creative Director and Photoshop Guru Rikard Rodin in creating a magical fairy tale scene of Snow White. The course is filled with Photoshop techniques that are useful for any photo compositing work you may want to do—including masking techniques, retouching and cloning, color grading and texture techniques. In addition to compositing, you'll learn how to convert any scene into a winter scene!

Details & Requirements

Length: 1 Hour 34 Minutes

Experience Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Tags: Quickstart Most Popular Rikard Rodin Photoshop Workflow

Required Software: Photoshop CC

Read these instructions to get started with the course: Read Me 1st on Training

Read these instructions for help on installing presets: Read Me 1st on Presets

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Combined Composite After


12m 21s

Lesson 1: Getting Started

Learn how to open files as smart objects and some keyboard shortcuts that will drastically speed up your compositing.

8m 41s

Lesson 2: Masking with Paths

Here we use paths to cutout the model from the background and then refine that selection to include hair with the Selection and Mask tool.

15m 27s

Lesson 3: Recoloring with Curves

Use curves and an understanding of color theory to recolor Snow White's dress just using curves—which means maintaining the black and white point.

10m 37s

Lesson 4: The Tree Stump

Learn to use the quick selection tool and then filters and adjustments to create a realistic reflection.

9m 36s

Lesson 5: Background Replacement

Learn how to quickly replace a background and integrate the new background into the existing ground plane of your image.

12m 53s

Lesson 6: Putting in the Deer

Here we combine various masking techniques to cut out the deer and put it into the scene.

5m 44s

Lesson 7: Adding the Bird

In addition to selection and masking, here we also cover using the color blend mode and the spin blur.

5m 39s

Lesson 8: Creating Snow

Learn a simple technique to create organic looking snow without the need for any custom brushes.

7m 47s

Lesson 9: Color Grading

Here we integrate the entire composite using gradient maps and color adjustments to create a beautiful looking final image.

5m 22s

Lesson 10: The Final Touch

Using the camera raw filter we give the final image an extra "punch" including grain and vignetting.

Source Files

All source files for the course.

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