Course info
January 3, 2011
3h 13m

In this collection of lessons we will focus on Creating a Stylized Pin Up Cover Design in Photoshop. We will begin this process by learning how to use the refine mask features in Photoshop to successfully extract our model from her background. Next we will walk through recreating the environment for our model as well as grounding her into it. From there, we will shift our focus to the typography on our cover, looking to create a sense of movement that compliments the pose of our model. After completing the background elements in our composition, we will work on color correction to help our model fit better into the scene and give her more of a vintage look. Next, we will learn how to paint stylized flames that will highlight the movements of our model. Finally, we will shift our focus to lighting and really add that last bit of polish that makes our piece shine. After completing this course, you will have an understanding of the tools, techniques and workflows that go into creating a professional magazine cover. Software required: Photoshop CS5.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is the dedicated Pluralsight texturing and rendering tutor. His roots are firmly planted in a deep background in illustration and design, and Eddie lives to express himself through his art. Eddie has been with Pluralsight (and previously Digital-Tutors) for four-plus years, teaching creative artists to expand their knowledge on everything from design and illustration, to hand painting beautiful textures for their models.

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