Preview of Final Results

Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood Photoshop Tutorial

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Step 1

Extract the model from the original image; I used the Quick selection tool to make this, because there’s a lot of contrast between the model and the background. So this will make it easier.


Step 2

After your selection is done. Press CTRL + J to duplicate the selection, and you will have something like this:


Step 3

Then you can fix little details from the basket with the polygonal lasso tool.


Press delete to erase the selection.


Step 4

Press CTRL + N to open a new file with 1500 x 1500 pixels.


Step 5

Open the forest stock and with the move tool put it in the new file you opened before.


Step 6

Change the size of the forest pressing CTRL + T then in the options you find in the upper side of the image put W: -70 and H: 70. That will reduce the image to a 70% of the original side. Press Enter to apply the changes.


Step 7

To make the field, I used this image.


Step 8

Erase a part of the field with the eraser tool.


You’ll get something like this:


Step 9

Then you have to change this layer color. To do it press CTRL + U, and click the option colorize.


Now we are going to put the option Hue at 13, the option saturation at 28 and the lightness in -15.


Step 10

Now we are going to add the flowers layer.


Step 11

After adding the new layer, you have to change the size once again pressing CTRL + T. Until you get the desired result. In this case I reduce the size to a 60%.


Step 12

Let’s change the color again to get that brownish tones. Press CTRL+ U and click in colorize. I used Hue: 16 Saturation: 25 and Lightness: -5.