Tutorial Fun 2 - Photoshop Contest [9 entries]

Parting of the Sea Picture

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The title pretty much explains it. Find any tutorial on the internet and follow it (and possibly give it your own interpretation). Don't forget to mention the tutorial you interpreted.
Do NOT do the tutorial by the letter but give it your own twist. Using the given sources at your tutorial may NOT be used; find your own!

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Parting of the Sea - created by BWR

Parting of the Sea
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 1/9Score: 64.2% (35)7374 views

Tutorial here: https://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/create-a-surreal-parting-of-the-sea-photo-manipulation--psd-20968

I figured it would be easy just following along with a tutorial, but man the one I picked was hard. It was 120 steps.

http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Sandalwood-Bucket-Sand-Beach-Sand-Toys-Toys-Bucket-138880 (Bucket - CC0 Public Domain)
https://pixabay.com/en/crab-crustacean-sea-ocean-water-79156/ (Crab - 12019)
https://www.flickr.com/photos/85936780@N00/281209602 (Sunfish - pelican)
http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Country-The-Sky-Paradise-Beach-The-Caribbean-Sand-2528635 (Palm tree - CC0 Public Domain)
https://www.pexels.com/photo/sky-clouds-cloudy-earth-46160/ (Sky - Pixabay)
http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Crustacean-Shellfish-Macro-Lobster-Living-Food-1538643 (Lobster - CC0 Public Domain)
http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=36643&picture=games-on-the-beach (Shovel - George Hodan)
https://pxhere.com/en/photo/1271345 (Foot prints - CC0 Public Domain)
https://pixabay.com/en/dolphin-aquarium-jumping-fish-906182/ (Dolphin - Mariamichelle)
https://pxhere.com/en/photo/1384396 (Dead fish - CC0 Public Domain)
(246 days ago)

10 Sources:

Down the Rabbit Hole - created by skyangel

Down the Rabbit Hole
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 2/9Score: 58.4% (30)7496 views

Extra sources:
Smoke brush.
Cyclone. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Gafilo#/media/File:Gafilo_2004-03-06_0655Z.jpg
Cyclone was distorted using twirl filter.
The background is made from the checkerboard pattern and twirled cyclone image.
Cards were cut and warped individually. (242 days ago)

10 Sources:

It's Cold in Space - created by lchappell

Its Cold in Space
Favs: 0SBS: 5Hi-resRank: 3/9Score: 57.1% (25)5242 views

(239 days ago)

5 Sources:

Abstract dark portrait - created by Zizounai

Abstract dark portrait
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 4/9Score: 56.8% (20)5482 views

https://en.tutsps.com/dark-abstract-photoshop-tutorial/ (244 days ago)

4 Sources:

Pied Piper - created by skyangel

Pied Piper
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 5/9Score: 55.9% (15)6767 views

Extra sources:
Ape. https://pxhere.com/da/photo/1092821
Tortoise. https://pixabay.com/en/turtle-tortoise-reptile-2815540/
Macaw. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ara_ararauna_Luc_Viatour.jpg
Bird1. https://pxhere.com/en/photo/1053729
Bird2. http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/Lake-Balaton-Bird-Nature-Seagull-79658
Flamingo. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Group_of_Flamingo.JPG
Ducks. https://www.pexels.com/photo/white-and-brown-duck-with-yellow-and-black-ducklings-walking-in-gray-floor-during-daytime-64225/
Meerkat. https://pxhere.com/en/photo/524929 (234 days ago)

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