A few weeks ago I decided that Saturdays would be the day to learn something new. I don’t have much free time during the week, but I try to have a couple or more hours on Saturdays available to learn from others and follow some tutorials that I find on the Internet.
Today I learned how to integrate a 3D render of a cute and small robot into a macro photography using Photoshop. It was a lot of fun. The tutorial teaches you how to blend the two main pieces together using displacement filters, layer masks, custom brushes and lots, lots, lots of layers.
When I finished with the tutorial (about 2-3 hours of work) I couldn’t stop tweaking the image so I added some film, grain and color leaks that I think give even a more realistic and great look to the image.
Here’s the picture I got today. Hope you like it.
The tutorial I followed is from the PSDTuts site. If you want to take a look at it, here’s the link. You will find this tutorial and lots others along with great articles and all kinds of cool tips about Photoshop. Great place to learn.