In today’s video tutorial, Manfred Werner shows you how to add a fake shadow to your portraits or still life images.
In this weeks tutorial, I will show you how to apply a fake drop shadow to your images.
First off, we will create a duplicate layer, then we will select our quick selection tool and create a quick mask. Once we’ve done that, we will create another new layer, and again use the quick selection tool to create a selection around the person. We will then fill our selection and transform it into our new shadow position. Lastly we will add a blur effect and refine or shadow layer. Once we are done we create a group and organize or PSD file.
Quick reminder: Use your Cmd on Mac or Ctrl on Windows keys when moving your anchor points from your transformation box.