Turn Yourself Into An Ice Super Hero

Who doesn’t want to be a super hero? Ok, bad pay, bad hours, and hostile working conditions aside everyone wants to be a hero. Or a villain. So, here’s how to at least make yourself look like one.

Step 1 – Find a picture of yourself that will translate well into a heroic pose. I found this stock photo of a girl who will work perfectly.

Ice Hero Tutorial

Next, grab your polygon lasso tool and trace all around her. Once you do that, create a new document and make it white. Then drag your outlined person onto the new document.

Ice Hero Tutorial

Step 2 – Now we’re going to star working on the effects. Take the layer of your outlined person and create a new layer. With this new layer, enlarge it on all sides so that it sticks out a bit on all sides.

Ice Hero Tutorial

Next, we’re going to add these blending options.

Ice Hero Tutorial

Ice Hero Tutorial

The for the final part of this step we’re going to add an icy background to the mix and really drive the cold feel.

Ice Hero Tutorial

Step 3 – Now we’re going to add some cool effects to really drive home that chill effect. Grab a smoky looking brush and add an ice colored effect to the mouth.

Ice Hero Tutorial

And now we’re going to work on the hands. Take your polygon lasso tool and outline each hand and fill it with one of the colors in the background. Use a custom eraser to edge it all out and give it a more natural look.

Ice Hero Tutorial

As with all super heroes, you must have a mask. Really open up your imagination and let the ideas flow. You can rarely go wrong with a mask

Ice Hero Tutorial

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