Colossus: How to Turn Skin to Metal in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingAs our X-Men week continues, we honor everybody's favorite Steel-Skinned Russian with a look at how to transform skin into metal in Photoshop.1. Prepare the Depth MapPiotr Rasputin, otherwise known as the super-strong, steel-skinned X-Man Colossus, is large and very well muscled. So an image of a very large, well-muscled male is required for the image to have any resemblance to our favorite bulletproof member of the classic X-Men team. The image will be used to create a Depth Map that can be turned into a type of 3D topography of his form.Step (Read more...)