Pimp Your Ride: use Photoshop filters and blend modes to enhance your car photos

    Pimp Your Ride: use Photoshop filters and blend modes to enhance your car photos

    Fire and smoke effects look impressively complicated, but they’re actually fairly simple to create, whether you’re using Photoshop CS5 or Adobe Photoshop Elements.

    These effects look best when used with dramatic car photos, and the technique involves little more than a suitable selection of automobile images and a change in blend mode.

    In the video tutorial below we’ll show you how to create a stunning fire effect by using your Photoshop filters, blend modes and transform controls. The effect will completely transform your car photos. But of course you can try it on any subject you like!

    What You’ll Need
    Photoshop CS3 or above, or Photoshop Elements 9

    How Long
    60 minutes

    To download the images used in the video to create your own fire effect, click here.

    If you’ve watched the video and tried this technique, get in touch and let us know how you got on. Post your image to our Facebook wall. We’d love to see what you came up with!

    This entry was posted on Thursday, February 9th, 2012 at 3:35 pm and is filed under Tutorials. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a comment. Pinging is currently not allowed.

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