Did you really think I got four exceptionally well trained giraffes to pose calmly in my super-sized snow-white studio with a hundred gigantic light boxes? Na-hah!
Actually, I got them in their natural habitat amidst a peaceful green-filled landscape. And then I put my photoshop hat on and went to work. The end result is much more fun and much more useful to designers than the original, featured on the right
Yesterday, I posted the link to the the first installment of the isolation tutorial
. It covers using levels, magic wand, pen, and eraser tool approaches to isolating simple objects. Today, I finished the second installment to this tutorial - advanced isolation
. It deals with isolation of hairy and furry and fluffy subjects: I use the "giraffes" example to show how you can use "pulling", "painting" and "dodging" strategies for isolations.
As always, I would really appreciate your feedback as I am hoping these and my future tutorials will evolve and improve!