Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Photo to Paper Airplane

Adding Photo to Paper Airplane Summary:Here is a fun tutorial that you can use in your graphic design projects or with your photographs. We basically look at how to convert your photograph into a paper airplane.Step-By-Step
Instructions:1. Open a photograph of a paper airplane in Photoshop. (Airplane Photo)

2. Open another photograph of any image you want to use. (Image Photo)

3. Copy and paste the Image Photo onto a new layer overlapping the Airplane Photo.
4. Lower the opacity of the Image Photo layer, so that you can see the Airplane Photo underneath.
5. Click Ctrl+T to enter Free Transform Mode. Use the shape handles and adjust the Image Photo to overlap a section of the airplane.

6. Select the Polygonal Lasso tool. Draw a selection around whatever section you are going to apply the image to the airplane.

7. Goto Select > Inverse.
8. Then click the Delete key to remove everything but the selected area of the image.

9. Set the Blending Mode for that layer to "Multiply".

10. You will get the following effect.

11. Repeat steps 3 through 10 with the other sections of the plane. However, use Free Transform Mode to change the angles of the photo to give the appearance of different fold angles.

11. When you are done, you should have your paper airplane photo with the imprinted image.