Friday, February 25th, 2011 | Author: admin

Scoring baskets like Michael Jordan might not be easy but creating a great looking basketball player in half tone shading is much easier with the help of amazing Photoshop Tricks. Within a span of time, you will be able to create a top-notch basketball player in just twenty steps with an immensely helpful Photoshop Tutorial.

Let’s start from a regular image and Lichtenstein it up!

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Step 1:

Take an image of a person playing basket ball and open it in Photoshop. Please respect copyright laws. Select Pen Tool to make a path around the player’s image. Copy “Ctrl+J” the layer.

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Step 2:

Go to Image > Adjustment > Threshold and set the Threshold Level = 97 to make the image black and white as shown in the screenshot.

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Step 3:

Make a selection around the image by clicking on the image layer while holding down the “Ctrl” key. Open a new layer and rename it, Skin. Choose Foreground Color as #ffcc99 and fill it in the player’s skin using Brush Tool as shown in the screenshot.

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Step 4:

Open a new layer and rename it, Shorts. Set the Foreground Color as #ed093a. Set the layer’s Blending Mode to Multiply. Use Brush Tool to fill the color in his shorts and head band as shown in the screenshot.

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Step 5:

Open another layer and rename it, Basket Ball. Set the Foreground Color as #e65802. Set the layer’s Blending Mode to Multiply. Use Brush Tool to fill the color in the basket ball as shown in the screenshot.

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Step 6:

Open a new layer and rename it, Shoes. Set the Foreground Color to #8b8d0b. Set the layer’s Blending Mode to Multiply. Use Brush Tool to fill the color in the player’s shoes as shown in the screenshot.

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Step 7:

Open another layer and rename it, Socks. Set the Foreground Color as #ed093a. Set the layer’s Blending Mode to Multiply. Use Brush Tool to fill the color in player’s socks as shown in the screenshot.

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Step 8:

Open one more layer now and rename it, Lips. Set the Foreground Color as #d6736b. Set the layer’s Blending Mode to Multiply. Use Brush Tool to fill the color in player’s lips as shown in the screenshot.

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