One technique used a lot, particularly in comics like Penny Arcade, is the use of dramatic lighting. Through a lot of trial and error and experimentation, I finally figured out a method to achieve this look. It turns out that the technique is really easy.
Here’s what I started with:
Here’s the end result:
So how do you fake dramatic lighting in Photoshop? Jump past the break to see how this technique was achieved. ↓ Read the rest of this entry…