Zombie Apocalypse Photoshop Actions
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Zombie Apocalypse Photoshop Actions

Easily transform your portraits into Zombies with our Zombie Photoshop action. Learn all the tools to customize too.
4.5 (1 rating)
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12 students enrolled
Created by Chris Parker
Last updated 10/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
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What Will I Learn?
  • Easily & Quickly create Zombies from ordinary portraits
  • Know all the tools to customize your Zombie portrait
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  • A copy of Photoshop. Works with all versions from CS5 - CC

In this course you’ll learn all the tools I use to create custom Zombie’s, in Photoshop, from ordinary portraits.  Plus, you’ll also receive my Zombie Apocalypse Photoshop action (includes 3 versions) that will easily and quickly transform your ordinary portrait into a Zombie…  all in under 2 minutes!

Once you know how to create a Zombie, from the Photoshop action, I’ll then walk you through all the different tools, tips and techniques that I use to create custom Zombie portraits.

First, you'll install the 3 Zombie Photoshop actions, 20+ skin textures and 10+ blood brushes that come with this course and then you'll run the Photoshop action.  I’ll explain what needs to be done for best results and additional tips.  

Once you know the basics, you’ll be able to transform your ordinary portrait, into a Zombie, in 2 minutes or less.

Then you’ll begin learning advanced techniques for customizing your Zombie to fulfill your creative vision.  This  course has been structured for all levels of Photoshop users, from beginners to more experienced users

Plus, bite-size (each lesson is around 5 - 6 minutes) detailed explanations and Photoshop keyboard shortcuts are included for you as well.  All keyboard shortcuts are displayed, throughout the tutorials, for easy and quick reference.  

Some of the tools you’ll learn throughout the course will include… 

  1. the Free Transform Tool
  2. Layer Styles
  3. Blending Modes
  4. Layer Masks 

…and much more

Each tutorial is jam packed with shortcuts, tips and techniques for creating one-of-a-kind Zombies!  Plus, as an extra bonus, you'll also receive 20+ additional wound overlays for customizing your Zombies.  This includes skin lesions, open wounds, bullet holes and more.  You’ll learn how to add them to your Zombie portraits and customize for a “natural” look.

Once you’ve completed this course you’ll be able to easily and quickly create gory Zombie portraits your friends and/or clients will be DYING for.

Who is the target audience?
  • Designed for beginners and all level of Photoshop users.
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
Quick Start Guide
4 Lectures 17:07

Discover everything we'll cover throughout the course.

Preview 03:41

Learn how to install the Zombie Photoshop actions, patterns and brushes.  It's simple as a double click.  Watch to learn how to install and additional tips.

Also, resource files can be downloaded from this lesson.

Install Zombie Actions, Patterns and Brushes

In this lesson, you'll learn how to run the action and I'll provide additional tips for best results.  Perfect for beginners and advanced users.

Preview 07:24

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Advanced Techniques
10 Lectures 58:30

Discover everything we'll cover in this section of the course.

Preview 02:16

Learn how to use Photoshop's "Free Transform" tool to re-size and move the mouth layer (s).  Keyboard shortcuts provided.

Adjust the Mouth Size

I'll show you how easy it is to change the skin texture and patterns via the Layers Style.  Plus, additional tips and techniques for a more realistic look.  Over 20 skin patterns and blood splatters included.

Change the Skin Texture

Need to slightly alter the wounds, move or rotate?  Easy peasy.  Watch to learn how.

Edit Existing Wounds

Over 20 open wounds, skin lesions and bullet holes included.  Watch as I show you how easy it is to add to your Zombie.  Plus, additional tips and techniques for realistic effects.

Adding Additional Wounds

Learn how to alter the veins for both the eyes and skin.  Blending modes, opacity, layer styles and more!  Bite-size explanation so even Photoshop beginners can easily make the changes.

Adjust the Veins on the Skin & Eyes

Learn how to alter the glow and color of the eyes.  Make your eyes glow more or less.  Or change the overall color.  Your choice, once you know the steps.

Adjust the Eyes

Depending on the brush hardness, used during the beginning, you may need to clean up some rough edges.  I'll show you what to look for and how to clean it up.  Layer Masks are an integral part of your Zombie.  No worries though.  All is explained for easily understanding how to use.

Clean Up Our Zombie

Changing the color of your Zombies skin color and 2 main areas is as easy as clicking and selecting.  Learn the 2 layers you need to making color adjustments.  Plus, additional tips provided.

Change Skin Color

Last minute addition to this Zombie course.  10 Blood splatters were created just before publication.   Learn how to add blood to your Zombies skin, clothing or any where else.  Tons of tips included for adding and using Photoshop Blending Modes!

Preview 07:18
BONUS: Turn Multiple People into a Zombie
1 Lecture 10:38

Learn the extra step needed for adding the Zombie effect to more than one person in your photo.  It's super easy, I promise!  

How to Apply the Zombie Action to More Than 1 Person
About the Instructor
Chris Parker
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As a photographer and graphic designer for 27+ years I've learned one important thing; A productive workflow will allow you to earn more.  All my courses are structured in a way to maximize your learning and retention.

A lifelong user of Photoshop (since 1991) and Lightroom (since 2007).

Helping photographers achieve their creative vision since 2010.