How to create a surreal image in Photoshop
This morning I had a go at creating a surreal image from my photo of a lovely vase of flowers, created in paper for us as a Xmas present by our granddaughter, M. I think she’s a creative genius. The vase is mainly white, and I photographed it against a white background.
Some time ago, I downloaded a legit. free version of Photoshop CS2 onto my PC, which I used today to create the image below. Basically you select Filter and then Distort, and then have a play with Wave, Twirl and ZigZag in succession (or in any order you like) to get something that’s good to look at. In addition, I used Stylize > Glowing Edges to get the glowing coloured edges against a black background.
Last November, I sent some info to one of my nieces on how to download CS2 onto both PCs and Macs. I’ve attached this as a PDF for you, just below this image.
My PDF on …
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