surreal Archive

Create a Surreal Snail with a Grassy Shell in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a fantasy scene featuring a little girl riding a snail. You’ll learn how to combine different stock photos and textures using a range of photo manipulation techniques. You’ll learn also how to work with group, enhance lighting, create depth of field and more

Alone – Surreal Manipulation Tutorial

This is an intermediate-advanced level tutorial that’s full of tricks and techniques. I’ll show you how to combine a few images in order to create a conceptual artwork. You’ll need Photoshop CS6, CS3, CS4 or

Photo Manipulate a Surreal Coffee Machine Contraption

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a surreal and conceptual photo manipulation called ” Coffee Mind”. We’ll go through the techniques of manipulating, retouching, masking, using brush, blending and more

Create an Amazing Surreal-Style Treehouse in Photoshop

Create this beautiful treehouse artwork using a combination of photo manipulation and painting techniques. Find out how to easily draw a surreal-looking tree easily using the Brush tool, clouds from scratch, and more! You’ll learn all these techniques in this Photoshop tutorial

Create a Surreal Apocalypse Photomanipulation

One of the most popular subjects for photomanipulation is creating apocalyptic, destructive scenes.  The narrative for such scenes is often easier to create using images, and the themes for apocalyptic art have been well established, while still retaining the freedom to explore and expand the style. In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to create

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Create a Dramatic and Surreal Apocalyptic Scene

In this photo manipulation tutorial, you will learn how to create a dark surreal scene using few Photoshop techniques and some stock images. Besides of the techniques you will learn how to combine colors to make the scene even more dramatic. Some steps can be a little tricky for beginners, but why not have a try?

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Create a Dark and Surreal Poster Using Your Own Portrait

In college, my instructors often give me projects where I reproduce the works of classic artists like Da Vinci and Goya. Trying to recreate classic works of art is a fantastic way to improve your skills, discover new ways of applying effects, and expand your artistic knowledge. However, when deriving influence from contemporary illustrators for

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Use Photo Manipulation and 3D Layers to Design a Surreal Cover Art Illustration

My clients often ask me to create impossible scenarios, weird landscapes and surreal images for their projects; images that wouldn’t be possible in real life. It’s situations like these where photo manipulation becomes a powerful design tool. In today’s tutorial I will show you how to design a CD cover using several photo manipulation techniques,

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How To Create A Surreal Outer Space Nebula

You don’t need to be an astronaut to enjoy a breathtaking celestial scene… you can create one yourself! They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder… Well I don’t know who “the beholder” is and why his eyes are so gorgeous, but I think this effect is quite lovely as well. Enjoy!

Design a Surreal Desert Scene in Photoshop

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to create a surreal time-themed photomanipulation using Photoshop. The name of this photomanipulation is “Time Guardian” and it was originally created by Mariusz Karasiewicz (aka FISHBOT1337). I want to take this opportunity to thank him for collaborating with me on this tutorial