Whether you want to create a water effect to commercial or personal use, it is always hard work, and if used correctly it always pays off. But the process of creating this digital rain is the real hard work. While I didn’t mean to discourage you and scare you away from image editing; I really wished that I knew this before. There is always a person who gives a helping hand to anyone who is willing to take it. They don’t let our hopes die.
So here, I have compiled one huge list of tutorials on water effects that will walk you through the step that are involved in creating water effects ranging from rain to droplet and to waterfalls. Also, as a compliment, I have got Photoshop brushes at the bottom of this post to make your creation speedily.
Ready? Set, go! This is the section where you’ll learn to create several water effects like water droplets,bubbles,splashes,ripples and realistic water texture (like in the image below).
But wait, where can I get the images to edit?
You can employ stock images for creating your own version of a poster containing rain inside. You’ll be surprised to see the final image (and hopefully understand why water is so precious).
Creating rain within an image is one of the most basic things a professional photographer does. But many people struggle doing the same because they are clueless to do this. This tutorial will teach you to bring rain in your images even when monsoon is not there.
Like a descriptive tutorial for creating rain? Get it from the experts, this tutorial is for beginners as also for advanced users.
Ever desired of becoming water? Now you can, but if anyone puts the straw in you. Don’t feel bad, because you are their essential need.
Want to show people that your product is waterproof? You can now create a water splash too. But make sure your product really is waterproof.
Ever wanted to dive into water, but don’t feel like doing it right now? Do it in your photos then.
With these in-depth tutorials, anyone can bring water to their taps (artificial, obviously). Even if the final result is similar to original one, the water is there, so it makes a difference.
Have you ever noticed those water ripples in movies? They are artificially created; don’t be stunned, even you can make them in 10 easy steps.
Ever wanted to visit this place just because it looked like heaven, well there is such a place in reality, but it doesn’t quite look like this. But, nothing is impossible. If we can’t get it in reality, we can synthesize it.
Here’s a great tutorial in which you will turn a natural waterfall into an album like waterfall. If didn’t understand what you read, re-read it and just visit the website to learn what you didn’t understand.
If you are someone who likes to write quotes or just want to write your own name with swag, this tutorial will teach you how to change your name into a 4D water design which is artistic.
Those magnified water drops are the courtesy of Photoshop. No one can take a shot like that; and if you were wondering how people do that, is the exact reason why its here.
Like water drops? Here you can learn to create realistic water droplets; just make sure that you save water.
Want to magnify and see how caterpillars are able to drink water? This website will teach you to create the water drops on leaves, and hopefully you will be able to understand the circle of life.
Did you know that professional photo editors and other photographers edit photos with the help of readymade brushes? This is what you will be getting right now, you too can edit like other professional photographers. All you have to do is just a little bit practice and thinking, and you are set to a completely new career.
If you are someone who wants water in every photo, this brush is for you.
Advanced Water Brushes
Yes, these are advanced water brushes because they contain different types of water effect like water splashes, water droplets flying in the air, etc. These are best for someone who wants to create an intuitive background in high resolution; because today is the pixels world. The more pixels, the better the image.
Want to control water and make it do whatever you want? Here’s your chance to do just that.
With this pack of brushes, you can create drops, water splashes, water curves etc. It includes 10 different brushes.
Did you like the image below that I made with that brush pack? I assume that you know what you can do with this. Go ahead and grab it.
This is one set of different brushes that can be used in both GIMP and Photoshop. Use it according to your light setups.
These brushes are for people who like more variety. You can use with as and when you need; also you can use it with Obsidian’s brushes.
If you want some Bollywood like rain in your image, that brush pack is a must. It has 8 brushes that will create different types of rain for you. Make sure your rain angles are perfect before finalizing your image, because it would be weird to see if your scarf is flying in a different direction, and the rain is raining in a different direction.
It doesn’t matter whether you want these brushes for making a human or a cartoon cry; because it has all of that.
If you were not satisfied with the waterfall brushes mentioned above, here are some more for you. Go ahead and create a smooth waterfall in front of your house.
Did you ever wanted to be a painter who could make several designs? Well, this is your chance to use this brush and tell everybody, even if you are not a painter.