… for Visual Effects
Tip #673: Create VFX in Photoshop
Photoshop is great for adding shapes and textures, but not for rotoscoping video.
This article, written by Audrey Ember, first appeared in PremiumBeat.com. This is an excerpt.
Here are a few Photoshop tricks you can pull off to quickly and easily add a little life to your video projects. Use these for specific shots, don’t try editing video in Photoshop.
To start, switch to Window > Workspace > Motion. This displays a timeline at the bottom of the interface.
Things You Can Do
- Add Color and Texture. Use different brushes to create shading and highlights.
- Create Interesting Titles or Text Overlays. In Photoshop, the possibilities are endless, whether it’s creating unique shapes or adding textures to text or backgrounds.
- Use Animations to Add Emphasis and Interest. Add different designs to emphasize movement and create a more stylized looks to the background.
The original article has videos that show the results of these tips.