Create This Epic Manipulation of Ancient Scandinavians in Photoshop

Create This Epic Manipulation of Ancient Scandinavians in Photoshop

Step 74

That's how I came up.

Step 75

Now create the light rays. Create a new layer in a group “Land”.
Select Polygonal Lasso Tool (L).

Step 76

Now make a selection as shown in the figure. Importantly it is part circle of the sky where the light show.
Select Paint Bucket Tool (G).
Fill the selection with white color.

Step 77

Select Brush Tool (B) on the toolbar. Set it to the following settings: Size: 25px. Hardness: 0% Opacity: 50% flow: 100%. Set the color # 4a4a4a. Draw a line as shown in the figure. Do not worry, and paint on the edges of selection, because the brush will not draw outside the selection.

Step 78

Now click Ctrl + D to deselect and apply a blur filter. For do this go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur…
Make the settings as shown in Figure.

Step 79

Select Brush Tool (B) on the toolbar. Set it to the following settings: Size: 65px. Hardness: 0% Opacity: 30% flow: 100%. Now add a mask to this layer and remove the excess as shown in Figure.

Step 80

Now create a new layer and add a fog on the mountain. Select Brush Tool (B) on the toolbar. Set it to the following settings: Size: 65px. Hardness: 0% Opacity: 30% flow: 100%. Set the color # a8acb1

Step 81

Proceed to the final part of our image. Need to create a harsh atmosphere in this part of the tutorial we will deal adjustment layers. First adjustment layer is Selective Color… Click on the Layers palette on icon adjustment layers and in the list, select Selective Color…
Set the settings as shown in Figure.

Step 82

Next adjustment layer is Curves… Need to make blue and green channels to bright and deep
Set the points as shown in Figure.

Step 83

Next adjustment layer is Solid Color... We fill the background of color. Go to Layer > New Full Layer > Solid Color… Do not change the settings to and agree with the creation of a new layer and set the color # 495cbf
Then, in the Layers palette, set the layer opacity 42%.

Step 84

Next adjustment layer is Gradient (Gradient full)... We fill the background of color. Go to Layer > New Full Layer > Gradient … Do not change the settings to and agree with the creation of a new layer. Now change the style on Radial and set angle: 180. Click on the gradient to get into detailed settings.
Set the very first version of the gradient, change color for him. To change the color, click on the square with the color. For the right set the color # 0e1406, for the left set the color # 90ac60. When finished, click Ok.
Then, in the Layers palette, set the layer opacity 50%.

Step 85

Next adjustment layer is Curves… Need to make blue and red channels deep. This gives naturalness atmosphere.
Set the points as shown in Figure for red and blue channels.

Step 86

Image was a little green, so I added to the balance of the ink color. Next adjustment layer is Solid Color... We fill the background of color. Go to Layer > New Full Layer > Solid Color… Do not change the settings and agree with the creation of a new layer, and set the color # 28337a.
Then, in the Layers palette, set the layer opacity 30%.

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27 comments on “Create This Epic Manipulation of Ancient Scandinavians in Photoshop”

  1. cant get zip folder of pictures of fjords..so i am not able to continue with steps having those set of images..please help me in this.. and really great work..good job

    please help me with the set of pictures of fjords used in this project.

  2. Hello Maria! Your photmanip is awesome but the link to the image at step 81 is broken and I can't complete mine :(

    1. I have that problem, and here is parameters (i download the file)
      Selective Color
      COLOR YELLOW
      * cian +43
      * magenta +40
      * yellow +100
      * black 0
      --------------
      Color BLUE
      * cian 0
      * magenta 0
      * yellow +14
      * black 0

    2. Hi! There will need to add an adjustment layer "Selective Color…" Go to Layer New Adjustment layer > Selective Color... or use icon on Layer panel. Excuse me, for an unfortunate mistake with the picture. Previously, it was. I hope you will be able to open this -
      http://s019.radikal.ru/i622/1409/52/05d6a1b383ab.png.

      If not, here are the settings for the adjustment layer:
      1. Preset: Custom, Colors: Blues.
      Settings for this color: Cyan:0, Magenta:0, Yellow:+14, Black:0.
      2. Preset: Custom, Colors: Yellows.
      Settings for this color: Cyan:+43, Magenta:+40, Yellow:+100, Black:0.
      Thank you very much! I really appreciate it! Once again, forgive me!

    3. Hi! There will need to add an adjustment layer "Selective Color…" Go to Layer New Adjustment layer > Selective Color... or use icon on Layer panel. Excuse me, for an unfortunate mistake with the picture. Previously, it was. I hope you will be able to open this -
      http://s019.radikal.ru/i622/1409/52/05d6a1b383ab.png.

      If not, here are the settings for the adjustment layer:
      1. Preset: Custom, Colors: Blues.
      Settings for this color: Cyan:0, Magenta:0, Yellow:+14, Black:0.
      2. Preset: Custom, Colors: Yellows.
      Settings for this color: Cyan:+43, Magenta:+40, Yellow:+100, Black:0.
      Thank you very much! I really appreciate it! Once again, forgive me!

  3. i watch all the steps & read carefully to all of yours helping ideas, but i am just start the working on photoshop cs6 version & i have no idea for doing the work on photoshop... so who can help me for make one tour & travel web layout...??? i am waiting for the replies & thankyou maria for your best teaching way... i think you can help me very well

  4. Hi i could not find the step 5 picture in your links , i have all of them except that one ...

    Is it still available ?

  5. I have not been able to locate a few of the pictures I needed to download for this project. The Fjords link shows a photo that says 11 photos. I'm pretty new at this but I have no idea how to get the 11 photos. They seem to be in one photo?

    1. Hi! I understand, but on the right side of the resource page is a great button "Download". Click on it and save the file to your computer. Then use program to unzip photos (for example WinRAR) in the corect folder. Then locate the file of the photo with the name "IMG_0328" and place it in your work. That's it! You can continue worked. Just the author made ​​a presentation that be in his archive. This is an advertisement :) I checked that the archive is desired photo and he downloaded from the site. I hope I helped you.

  6. I can't find the picture used in step 13, the picture of fjord is not found from the resources given.

    1. This image in the RAR archive. Download the complete archive of photos and there it's called IMG_0326

    2. Go to the page with the resource Pictures of Fjords – xxmynightmarexx. Download an archive of photos and there you will find just the right photo. It is called IMG_0328

    1. Thank you very much! I am very pleased to hear that!
      I am very glad that my work has inspired you! Good luck in your future works!

    1. Thank you very much! I am very pleased to hear that!
      The work was great, but I hope useful. Soon in this site will still be my tutorial. Invite view them :)
      Thanks for the great review!

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