How to Create This Amazing Artwork of a Great Enchantress in Photoshop

How to Create This Amazing Artwork of a Great Enchantress in Photoshop
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Step 106

I will begin with fiery butterflies on the left side. Transform the butterflies to the desired size. Near dresses butterfly should be small. Tilt them a bit to give the direction of flight.

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Step 107

Duplicate the layer with butterflies 2 times. Using Move Tool butterflies to move to the desired position.

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Transform (the short key Ctrl+ T) each layer, making more and more butterflies.

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Now duplicate group. Transform it (the short key Ctrl+ T). Click RMB on the document, in the drop-down list, select Flip Horizontal.

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Step 110

Now go to the duplicated group. Move some layers to make it distinct from the left group.

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Now add a mask to each group, and then take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 135px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 100% Flow: 100%. Remove some butterflies that there was a strong crowding.

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The first figure shows the reconciliation to the mask, the second after the application of the mask.

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Now combine the two groups into one (the short key Ctrl+ G).

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Add to a group adjustment layer Hue/Saturation…

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Set the settings as shown in the figure.

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Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 135px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 50% - 100%, Flow: 100%. Change the opacity of the brush to achieve a smooth transition between colors.
On the layer mask, I cleaned the front with red butterflies. Red allocations where adjustment layer should remain.

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We proceed to the cosmic butterflies. Duplicate 2 times group with leftist butterflies “Group 14” and move it above the adjustment layer.

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Transform this layer the short key Ctrl+ T. Make small butterflies.

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In-group “Group 2 copy” duplicate the very first layer. Butterflies move it to obtain an extension of butterflies.

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In the same way Change the left butterflies.

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Add to a group adjustment layer Hue/Saturation… Set the settings as shown in the figure.

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Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 75px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 50% - 100%, Flow: 100%. In addition, remove the layer mask bit color.

Change the opacity of the brush to achieve a smooth transition between colors.

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Combine all the butterflies with adjustment layers in one group

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Create a new layer above the group with butterflies. Hold down Alt and click on the group. If a new layer near an arrow, then all that will done on this layer apply only to group.

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Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 75px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 50% - 100%, Flow: 100%. Set Black color and darken the edges of butterflies.

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Now add fire and flying sparks. Create a new group, name it «Fire», and create a new layer.

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Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 75px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 60%, Flow: 100%. Choose a color # aa140d.

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Use this brush here. Carefully walk around it on the edges of the wings of left butterflies. Give effect fire, bringing the flames a bit.

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30 comments on “How to Create This Amazing Artwork of a Great Enchantress in Photoshop”

  1. Whew, this is a looooooooooooong tutorial. I followed it and once you get into all the layers, it is amazing what you can pull out of the other end. Thanks!

  2. This looks horrible, most of them has said it to be beautiful, but very frankly it seems like everything has been forced upon to put together without matching itself.
    Art is not a mere claustrophobic thing, it should be simple but elegant. There are many brilliant Photoshop manipulation which looks beautiful, true many things have been imposed but there is a perfect balance in them. I am very sorry, that this manipulation is not impressive nor very attractive, mere imposing of glitters or emphasising of too many characters with rainbow colours will not make everything beautiful, hoping to get more creative and good manipulative PS from you.

  3. Great job on this! You made something that is usually pretty confusing very simple and easy to understand. I LOVE your tutorial.

  4. I love your work, how to look like, I spent a long time learning PS, but do not produce good works, I would like to chat with you, but I can't speak English well, Hello, friend.

  5. I would like to know if there is a difference with the photoshop version your using and adobe photoshop elements 10? I was trying to follow this step by step but my version is different please help.

    1. Hi ShadowPuma, I'm a T2G dev student too. In the same siittuaon you were in really. Iv been working on my portfolio projects in section 2 and I'm struggling to find any extra information outside of the course content and one useful site on path finding. I haven't had any luck with any of the other subjects so do you have any useful links you could send my way? would really appreciate it. Nice work on this site too by the way.regards

    1. Thank you very much!I am very pleased!
      I hope tutorial has been useful to you.

    1. Thank you very much!I am very pleased!
      I hope tutorial has been useful to you.

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