Ghost Linebacker

Ghost Linebacker
Ghost Linebacker

Change an ordinary picture into a ghost photo effects picture.

Create a new file (File>New) that would have 1024×768 px and 72 dpi. Select on this layer the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill the new layer with this color - #B7AC74

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Apply the next indicated parameters for the new layer by making a mouse click on the layer we work with on the layers’ panel: Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss

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Blending Options>Bevel and Emboss (Texture)

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Make a copy of the last made layer and move off the copied layer the effects, applying the next demonstrated options: Filter>Filter Gallery>Texture>Texturizer

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Select the next parameters for this layer: Blending mode-Darker Color

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Use the Rectangle Tool (U) and try to represent a kind of darkening on our picture.

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The layer’s parameters: Fill 0%
Blending Options>Gradient Overlay

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Gradient’s parameters:

Ghost Linebacker
Ghost Linebacker

Create a new layer and select a standard brush, the Brush Tool (B) of white color, to draw a highlight on the left top part of the picture.

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Use these parameters for the last processed layer: Blending mode-Overlay

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Download out of Internet a picture of a soccer player:

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Cut it out and insert it on our picture:

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Make a copy of the last made layer. Press on the player’s layer on the next combination of buttons, CTRL+SHIFT+U, to make the layer completely colorless.

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Select the next option for the earlier made copy: Filter>Blur>Gaussian blur

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Select the next parameters for the same layer: Blending mode-Overlay

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Create next a new layer (Create new layer) and use on it the usual Brush Tool (B) of black color to paint the soccer player’s face.

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Ghost Linebacker

Create again a new layer (Create new layer) and use on it this time the Paint Bucket Tool (G) to fill it with the color #666666

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Select for the last layer the option from here: Filter>Noise>Add Noise

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Select the next parameters on the same layer: Fill 47%
Blending mode-Soft Light

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Insert the necessary text on the bottom part of the picture, keeping the demands shown in the table from below:

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The layer’s parameters: Blending Options>Drop Shadow

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Finished!

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