About Santhosh

Santhosh is a freelance stopmotion and motion graphics designer. He is the founder of zillionarts, a modern digital art community. He is currently experimenting on his skills to bring out the new in his art.

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Paranormal Photo Manipulation Tutorial

In this photo manipulation tutorial we are going to create a paranormal scene where a girl awakes from her bed with a candle in her hand and finds to her surprise a ghost in front of her. In the course of creating this scene we will be covering topics like: Creating a night scene Creating […]

Surreal Fantasy Photomanipulation

Intro: Photo manipulation is always a fun to work on and also has the scope to explore more interesting techniques to get and interesting and unique output. In this tutorial we are going to cover important topics like: Creating advanced and realistic shadow effect. Digital painting. Discussing Depth of Field (DOF), how to add and […]

Creating a Fantasy Photomanipulation

Description: Creating a fantasy photo-manipulation is always a fun to work on. We put all our crazy and inventory thoughts in it. In this tutorial we are going to create a fantasy scene where a Priestess will be standing on a rock during the night holding a lantern in one hand and a golden lotus […]

Create a Vintage Sci-Fi Movie Poster In Photoshop

In this fun Photoshop Tutorial we will be creating a vintage sci-fi spy movie poster. We will cover a few important topics like using Two Point Prospective, Analyzing and creating DOF(Depth Of Field), Colouring with reference to the original image and few more important basics of Photo Manipulation.

Creating A Dream Land

In this photo manipulation tutorial we are going to digitally create a dream land using Photoshop. Along the way we will analyze lighting, incorporate a shattering effect, and use some brush tool properties.

Matte Painting: Create A Distressed Surreal Cityscape

Matte painting plays a major role in today’s films. The first known matte painting shot was made in 1907 by Norman Dawn (ASC), you can see how the traditional matte painting evolved from “The Wizard Of Oz” to the ground breaking “Avatar”. In this tutorial I’m gonna show you some techniques in matte painting to create a distressed surreal cityscape.