Step 1: Add a Black and White or Hue/Saturation adjustment layerFirst, we’ll alter thecolor so that it The Black and White tool willmatches the moody appear. Simply click OK with theeffect of wrinkled skin. default settings. Simply reduce theTo do this, we’ll be saturation to -100 and click OK (topadding a Black and left)White adjustmentlayer. Click on the New First, we’ll alter the color soAdjustment Layer that it matches the moodybutton in the layers effect of wrinkled skin. To dopalette (below) this, we’ll be adding a Black and White adjustment layer. Click on the New Adjustment Layer button in the layers palette Choose Black & White. If you don’t have Black & White or if you’re using Photoshop CS2 or older, select Hue/Saturation instead (left)
Step 2: Blend the layerNow that we have the adjustment layer, we’ll need to make itblend into the image to restore the color. For this, we can simplychange the blending mode to Overlay. In the Layers palette, clickon the drop down menu and select Overlay (right)Now your image should have a niceharsh lighting effect (right)
Step 3: Duplicate background layer Duplicate the layer. You shouldIn the layers now have two layers with thepalette, select the new layer called Background copybackground layer (below)(below)
Step 4: Apply a plastic wrap filter Now we’ll apply the plastic wrap filter. You go to Filter/Artistic/Plastic Wrap (right)In the plastic wrap window youcan use the preferences or yourown (below)
Step 5: Change the blending modeTo make this layer blend, we’ll use theMultiply blending mode. This willdarken the skin to make it look darkand grungy. From the drop downmenu in the Layers palette, selectMultiply and you should get an effectlike the image on the right.
Step 7: Add a layer maskTo start, click on the You should now have a layerAdd Layer Mask button mask for the layer (below)in the Layers palette(below)
Step 8: Mask the layerRight mouse click on theimage and the brush settingsshould appear. Use a largebrush and set the Hardnessto 0% (right)Select the Eraser toolfrom the Tools palette(below) Now begin to erase the areas around the skin (right)