In this tutorial will show you how you can create that cool 3D pop-out effect using simple steps in Photoshop.
Hereâ€™s the before and after photos;
Letâ€™s get started!
Step 1. ) Open the image (file > open or ctrl+o)
Step 2. ) Copy your background image (ctrl+j) and change the name of your new layer to â€˜originalâ€™
Step 3. ) Now make a new layer above the â€˜originalâ€™ and another one below it. Name your new layers: frame and shadow. Your layer pallete should look like this;
Step 4. ) Click on your â€˜frameâ€™ layer, then create a rectangular using marquee tool, and go to edit > Stroke, change the color to white and the width to 10 pixel, OK. Now go to Edit>transform>Distort and modify your frame until it looks like this;
Step 5. )Fill in your â€™shadowâ€™ layer with black and your background layer with white.
Step 6. ) Click on your â€˜frameâ€™ layer. Choose magic wand, and select the inside part of your frame. Now click on your â€˜layer1â€² and click on â€˜add layer maskâ€™ button as below;
Step 7. )Choose a brush tool, and pick â€˜whiteâ€™ as your foreground color and starts paint the layer mask to reveal the snake body.
Step 8. )Click on the â€˜frameâ€™ layer, click on the â€˜add layer maskâ€™ button and using brush tool starts painting your white border with black to hide it.
Step 9. )Now erase your â€™shadowâ€™ layer using Eraser tool
Thatâ€™s about it.. and hereâ€™s again our before and after photos
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