Photoshop Tutorial: Create a stylish modern cyborg

The traditional cyborg, a mix of human and machine, has the ability to unsettle viewers in a way that robots or other synthetic humanoids can’t possibly match.

Step 9 Add a layer on top and fill it with black. Change its blending mode to Screen. With the Brush tool (B), select a very soft brush and red for the colour, then paint over the eyes to create a red glow effect.

Step 10 Make the ‘Face’ layer visible once more, and go to Layer > Layer Style > Drop Shadow. On this tab and the Bevel and Emboss one, modify the settings to match those above. Please note that the blending mode colour for the drop shadow is a dark brown.

Step 11 Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Photo Filter. Use an orange for the color with 20% Density.

Step 12 Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Hue and Saturation. Reduce the Saturation to -50. Next, go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Gradient Map. Use black and white for the colour and a blending mode of Soft Light.

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