Ramin Hossaini

Making ‘Fairy Tales’

Nov
18

This time round, I tried to take more screenshots

Fairy Tales

Getting the different pieces:

I had this from a trip to the Etosha National Park earlier this year:

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Plus some stock-photography:

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Masking and positioning

There are different ways you can get this step done. You could use the pen-tool too for example. I just chose to brush out parts I didn’t need.

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Preparing the background

Converted the image to black & white:

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Added some clouds – just because I can 🙂

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And came up with this…

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Putting it together

This was the hardest step really. I try to re-draw light in the image and try to draw the attention of the viewer to certain areas of the picture

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The mask resulted in some hard-edges, so I gaussian blurred it a little

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Added noise:

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And gave it a cyan-tint

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Some magic

I used a couple of brushes to make this

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The final image

And a little bit of tweaking later…

Fairy Tales

One Response to Making ‘Fairy Tales’

  1. Ahh wow, nice one man!

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