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Creating a Skin-Tearing Illustration in Photoshop

Lately, we have been seeing a lot of artwork depicting models pulling away their skin to reveal something underneath. The team from Ars Thanea first developed, and popularized this effect back in 2013 in a series of images they did for the Sao Paulo Football Club. Since then, the style has become very popular with artists, and we frequently receive tutorial requests for it.