Create a Fantastic Photo Manipulation of a Dark Monk

Create a Fantastic Photo Manipulation of a Dark Monk
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Add Color Balance adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Color Balance or use marked shortcut. Then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask).
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Place "Robed 6" stock to your image. Click on white canvas next to layer thumbnail and use hard round, small size brush. Mask it.
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Below this layer, add new blank layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Pick small soft round brush and draw with black color shadows strictly below monk. Then, change its opacity to around 60-70%.
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Again add new blank layer below shadows (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Pick bigger soft round brush and draw more and bigger shadows.
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Decrease opacity of this layer to 30%.
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Add Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Brightness/Contrast or use marked shortcut. Then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask).
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Click on white canvas next to layer thumbnail and use soft round, big size brush. Mask parts, which should be lighter.
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Add Hue/Saturation adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Hue/Saturation or use marked shortcut. Then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask).
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Let's fix hands. Add Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Brightness/Contrast or use marked shortcut. Then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Then, decrease opacity of this layer to 55%.
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Click on white canvas next to layer thumbnail and use hard round, small size brush. Mask everything except hands.
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It's time to add some colors for monk. Add Color Balance adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Color Balance or use marked shortcut. Then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask).
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Now you'll make lights on monk. Add new blank layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Use soft round brush for make lights. Pick #f0e8ae color, set opacity of brush around 50%. Use pressure opacity brush.
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Now you'll create rosary. Add new layer. Use small, hard round brush. Draw base for your rosary - simple dots. Use #4c4741 color.
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Place wood stock to your image, then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask).
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Change blending mode of this layer to Multiply.
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Back below rosary layer. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Draw neck-chain as is shown - use small, soft round brush and draw base at first. Then, draw lights on base. After, you should make shadows. Remember about light source.
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Back to rosary layer. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut), then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Draw lights on beads. Use medium (ex. 24px.) brush with opacity decreased to around 70%. Remember about light source.
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Again add new layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut), then make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Use small brush and lighter color for making highlights on beads.
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Back below neck-chain layer and draw some shadows. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut) and use pressure opacity brush. Decrease opacity closer to light source.

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6 comments on “Create a Fantastic Photo Manipulation of a Dark Monk”

  1. would be really great if you could link ALL the different type of stocks, there's no halo ''food 012'' and the lavastone is the wrong image!!

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