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Creating a Little Monster

Head Nerd Photo Editing Aug 30, 2006

Start by opening an image of a child preferable screaming or shouting with his mouth open.

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Create a triangular shape using polygon shape tool.

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Press Ctrl+T. Right click the layer and select warp. Adjust nodes to get the shape as shown.

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Double click the layer to open layer style window. Apply layer style with the settings shown.

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Duplicate the layer and place it for the other side.

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Create a triangular shape using polygon shape tool.

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Press Ctrl+T. Right click the layer and select warp. Adjust nodes to get the shape as shown.

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Place the horn shape as shown.

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Double click the layer to open layer style window. Apply layer style with the settings shown.

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Ctrl+Click the layer thumbnail to get the selection. From select menu apply modify>>contract. Contract the selection by 2 pixels. Create a new layer and apply a black to white gradient in linear mode.

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Change the layer mode to soft light.

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Duplicate the horn layers. Press Ctrl+T. Right click the layer and select flip horizontal. Place as shown in the image below.

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Create a thin wireframe shape using custom shape tool.

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Double click the layer to open layer style window. Apply layer style with the settings shown.

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Create a drop shape using custom shape tool.

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Double click the layer to open layer style window. Apply layer style with the settings shown.

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Ctrl+Click the layer thumbnail to get the selection. From select menu apply modify>>contract. Contract the selection by 2 pixels. Create a new layer and apply a black to white gradient in linear mode.

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Change the layer mode to linear dodge.

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Select and merge both the red drop layers. Press Ctrl+T. Right click the layer and select warp. Adjust nodes to get the shape as shown.

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Change the layer mode to color burn.

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Similarly create some more blood drops.

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Select and merge all the layers. Duplicate the layer and change the layer mode to screen.

Creating a Little Monster

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