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Making Of 'What a Shame'

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And now, the final step: the cards! I wanted the cards to resemble tarot cards and be scattered on the dress and floor around her like they had been carelessly thrown about. To create the cards, I first drew out a few images on paper and scanned them into Photoshop for painting. Afterwards, I inserted the cards into the image and used the Free Transform feature to distort the cards, making them appear angled. The card she's holding sports a demonic being, symbolizing her fate. The others include a goddess with a child and a snake with a sword. These extra cards surrounding her have no meaning in the story, they're just for looks. (Plus I really enjoyed making them!) (Fig.06).

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Fig. 06


By finishing this image, I feel like I've created the image that I imagined originally, and I'm really happy with the way it turned out (Fig.07).

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Fig. 07

To see more by Sara Biddle, check out Beginner's Guide to Digital Painting in Photoshop Elements



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Paul on Wed, 10 September 2014 10:17pm
I like your detail, subject and color choices. Thanks for well descriptive lesson with Photoshop.
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Peter on Sat, 07 April 2012 11:41pm
Wonderful tutorial; never knew that photoshop is capable of producing such fantastic painting, but tools are worthless without skilled workmen. Well done Sara!!!
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