In this car tutorial you will learn how to create a carbon fibre hood in Photoshop. This process involves superimposing a texture of carbon fibre on top of the current hood of the car. You will need an image of a car and a image of carbon fibre for this tutorial.
Carbon fibre hood in Photoshop
Open an image of a car in Photoshop.
Make a selection around the hood of the car like below. You can either use the pen, polygon lasso or the quick mask tool.
Copy the selection of the hood onto a new layer by selecting Ctrl + J.
Open a texture of carbon fibre and then copy it and paste it into the image of a car. Select the Free transform tool (Ctrl + T) and resize the texture to the same as the hood. You can also use the perspective and distort tool to position the texture into place.
Now return to your duplicated hood layer and choose Select > Load selection you should now the selection around the hood.
Select your carbon fibre layer then choose Select > Inverse and hit the delete key. Deselect the layer by pressing Ctrl + D.
Now change the blending styles to Overlay. Then select Image > Adjustment > Brightness/Contrast and adjust the value accordingly to your image.