Cutting out hair from a photo can be quite tricky â€“ or it used to beâ€¦
In this free HD video tutorial from we will show you a few tricks on how to isolate and extract hair from a background photograph so that you can then composite the image on to a new background using Photoshop CS5.
Matte painting is a technique that filmmakers use to create backgrounds for scenes that canâ€™t or donâ€™t exist in real life. In the early days, matte paintings were actually painted onto glass. Today, modern filmmakers use digital applications such as Photoshop to produce the backdrops that they need. We have published many matte painting tutorials on this site meant for intermediate and advanced users.
Todayâ€™s tutorial will teach you some quick ways to extract objects from their background and combine them with other images to produce the scene that you need.