Chapter 3. True Confessions: Tried-and-True Special Effects

True Confessions: Tried-and-True Special Effects

There are certain special effects that have been used over and over again through the years and have become staples of the Photoshop effects industry. These are those “tried-and-true” special effects you see every day, which left me with two possible words to use in my chapter title: tried or true. I went with “true” because I could then use the title True Confessions from the 1981 movie starring Robert De Niro. Why True Confessions? I thought it kinda had a little bit of a naughty sound to it—true confessions—and naughty stuff sells books, right? In fact, the original working title for ...

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