Compositing Effects Bundle with Corey Barker

Corey Barker is bringing TWO projects to KelbyOne—a great chance to work on your design skills! What’s better than that?! Check them out below.

Photo Manipulation: Vintage Texture Design

Are you ready to learn how to use textures to affect the look and feel of a design?

In this class, Corey Barker breaks down a design project with a distinctive vintage look that was made entirely in Photoshop. From isolating each design element from its original background to layering them all together to create a completely customizable and fully editable effect, Corey teaches you techniques you can apply to projects of your own. 

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction
  2. Creating the Background Element
  3. Adding the Mountain Element
  4. Adding the Skier
  5. Adding the Texture to the Design Elements
  6. Adding Text Element
  7. Adding Snow Spray to Skier

The Human Torch-Unmasked

Have you ever wanted to light a human on fire? Okay, definitely don’t try that at home—but you can create an awesome graphic!

In this segment by Corey Barker, you’ll be guided, step-by-step, through the completion of the image titled: “The Human Torch-Unmasked”. In this class, Corey takes you step-by-step through the process of adding creative particle effects to a photograph to transform it into a realistic-looking scene of a man bursting with fire.

Be sure to catch the bonus lesson at the end on how to animate a particle effect!

Course Outline:

  1. Getting Started
  2. Adding the Glass Element
  3. Adding the Main Subject
  4. Adding a Glow to the Main Subject
  5. Adding Flares
  6. Creating Text
  7. Element Adding
  8. Finishing Textures to Text Element
  9. Fine Tuning 3D Aspects of Text Element
  10. Finishing Touches

Double the classes, double the fun—watch them both on KelbyOne!

Corey Barker

Instructor Corey Barker

Corey Barker is an education and curriculum developer for all things Photoshop. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design, and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards including a recent induction into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.