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The Maternal Monkey Photo Composite

In this this course from photoshop guru Rikard Rodin you will go through the entire process of creating a photo composite of a Monkey holding a small girl. Made up of 4 different photos, the course will take you through various methods of cutting and masking, refining selections, combining photos realistically and color grading.

Details & Requirements

Length: 1 Hour 12 Minutes

Experience Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Tags: 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


7m 23s

Lesson 1: Using Quick Selection

Learn to use the Quick Selection tool and Mask and Selection dialogue to create fast and accurate selections in Photoshop.

12m 58s

Lesson 2: Creating Intricate Masks

Use paths, channels, curves and the paint brush tool to create intricate and detailed masks around objects in Photoshop.

12m 37s

Lesson 3: Combining Convincingly

Here are the tricks that make combining two images look realistic, including how to make shadows and how to overlap and underlap elements within the images.

15m 38s

Lesson 4: Using Custom Brushes

Learn how to create a custom brush in Photoshop and how to use this to create fur—and how to use those brushes as an eraser.

12m 29s

Lesson 5: Giving Her Hand

Learn how to use transform, liquify and masking to add a hand to the monkey—and how to make two different colored images integrate nicely.

11m 2s

Lesson 6: Color Grading

From gradient ramps, layer blending modes, color balance and curves to eye highlights, here are tools to make your composite artistic and beautifully colored.

Source Files

All source files for the course.

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