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Inside Photoshop® CS by Christian Verhoeven, Dave Huss, Gary Kubicek, Mara Zebest, Gary David Bouton

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Trick 7: Creating a Bronze Guy

Don't be misled by this trick's title. You are not going to send a pale New Yorker to Fort Lauderdale for a weekend. Instead, I'm going to show you a behind-the-scenes piece of magic I created in a past Inside Photoshop book. You would need Poser and a modeling program such as trueSpace to complete this example.

First of all, the assignment was to remove a person from his clothing—um, so the clothing remained. This is a family book, you understand. It was a superbly surrealistic sight to see clothing marching down a road. But smart-aleck me had to improve upon the scene for the color plate section and fill this empty clothing with a sort of blobby bronze guy.

I received email out the Eudora asking me how I created ...

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