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Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

This Red and Blue effect is inspired by a Hindu movie called Raaz Reboot, in this tutorial we will reproduce the effect mentioned using simple Photoshop techniques.

and here is a preview of the final rendering

Resources used in the tutorial:
Images used
Smoke Brushes

Photoshop version used : Adobe Photoshop CC 2017 but compatible with all versions of Photoshop.
Intermediate level
Time required: 20mn

To start the job, open a new document from 780 × 780 pixels , resolution 72dpi Colors RGB8bits .

Then, import the following image into your document or choose another Model.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Then add a Selective Correction adjustment layer by going to Menu> Layer> New Adjustment Layer> Selective Correction.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Now duplicate or re-import the model image twice and adjust them to eye levels like this

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Then erase the outlines, change their opacities in lighten and reduce opacity To 50% .

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Now add a new gray layer 50% going in Menu> Layer> New> Layer.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Take the density tool – with an exhibition of 20% and lighten the model as shown in the picture below.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Then import the following texture into your working document.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Now with the eraser tool (E) or a layer mask erase the part that covers the face.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Then change its fusion mode in lighten and reduce its opacity To 42% .

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

After, go to Menu> Image> Adjustments> Hue and saturation and reduce the saturation To -47 .

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Then add a new layer ( Ctrl + Shift + N ), take the gradient tool (G) and draw a small linear black to transparent gradient.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Now add a fill layer solid color Blue # 0096ff going in Menu> Layer> New Fill Layer> Solid Color .

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Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Next, Mask off part of the fill layer by painting with Black on the latter’s layer mask.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Then change its fusion mode in substraction .

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Add another fill layer solid color with the same color # 0096ff.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Next, Mask the major part of the fill layer by painting with black on the layer mask of the latter in order to obtain the following result.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Then change its fusion mode in Inlay .

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Now create a new layer, and draw some smoke using the following Brushes (To install the Brushes follow this tutorial) and the color # d67a1a.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Then change its fusion mode in Colour density – and reduce its opacity to 28%.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Create another layer and do the same on the other side using the color Blue # 2692e5.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

After, change its fusion mode in Inlay and reduce its opacity To 70% .

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

Finally, add Levels adjustment layer by going to Menu> Layer> New adjustment layer> Levels.

Red and Blue Effect with PhotoshopRed and Blue Effect with Photoshop

And here is the final rendering.

Red and Blue Effect with Photoshop

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