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Vector Simplicity

Vector Simplicity #1

Part 1 of the vectoring tutorial where I teach you how to make the newest rage in vectors, iPod-style people. These are great for websites! This is the first part of your favorite vector silhouttes.

  • Step 1 Open up a picture of a random person in a dynamic pose;

    Vector Simplicity #1

  • Step 2 Then, when everything is traced, right-click and a menu will pop up. Choose Make Selection from it;
    Now you will have a selection of the person, now press CTRL+C and CTRL+V to paste the selection onto a new layer;
    Also, if there are parts of the background still on the new image, do the same but then press delete when you have the selection in order to delete it;
    Right now, you can remove what’s left. The background;

    Vector Simplicity #1

    Vector Simplicity #1

  • Step 3 Create a nice background with a soft gradient;

    Vector Simplicity #1

  • Step 4 Add your person to the background;

    Vector Simplicity #1

  • Step 5 Press CTRL+U and change the Lightness to +100;

    Vector Simplicity #1

  • Step 6 Duplicate the layer and press CTRL+I;

    Vector Simplicity #1

  • Step 7 Place it underneath the white person and move it a little bit to the side;

    Vector Simplicity #1

  • Step 8 Does this remind you of a commercial?

    Vector Simplicity #1

Author        :  MICK MOOLHUIJSEN
HomePage :
http://www.mickm.com

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