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Gr. 8: Bubléraptors

posted Mar 16, 2012, 9:07 AM by Michael Dreyfus-Pai   [ updated Mar 16, 2012, 9:07 AM ]
One of the most common things people want to do with Photoshop is make a collage; combining two or more images. There are a lot of great examples of this on the site Michael Bublé Being Stalked by a Velociraptor.  On this site, images of the popular singer are combined with images of velociraptors, to hilarious effect.

Here are two excellent examples of Photoshop Collages:

      

Techniques

Making collages like this requires the use of many techniques to fit images together seamlessly.
  • Using selection tools to isolate images from backgrounds
  • Using the eraser tool in various sizes to remove background material
  • Adjusting image sizes and rotations
  • Cutting partial layers to make images fit above certain parts and below others

Steps

  1. Find and download an image of a celebrity you want to stalk with a velociraptor.
  2. Open it in Photoshop Elements
  3. Open one of the velociraptor images provided in Photoshop Elements
  4. Use a variety of techniques to remove the background from the raptor image
  5. Copy and paste the velociraptor into the celebrity image.  Adjust size and orientation to make it fit.
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