Here’s a quick video I did to demonstrate some cool skin effects you can achieve with Photoshop’s ‘Overlay’ blending mode.
“Many wars and feuds did Conan fight. Honor and fear were heaped upon his name and, in time, he became a king by his own hand … but that is another story.” This was a Kiriban for a friend over on DeviantArt. He asked for a pic of Conan / a barbarian as his prize….
What you do to your render when it comes out of the render engine may be what sets your image apart from all the rest. It’s where you define your style. Take command of your post-processing tools and make it pop! This is a selection of hints and tips for using Photoshop to edit your images….
Did you ever spend ages setting up a picture, then wait hours for it to render in your favourite software, only to find when it comes out the other end that it’s not quite how you wanted it? Photoshop’s Liquify filter is a quick and easy way to sort it out (as featured on Renderosity).
Can’t quite get your vamp skin white enough without making them look like they’ve been emulsioned? I’ve put together a few tips and tricks, mainly covering some lighting and postwork options to consider when working with very pale-skinned characters. I’ve referenced Poser and Gimpshop in this tutorial, but the techniques would also apply to Daz|Studio…