Create a Fantastic Photo Manipulation of a Dark Monk

Create a Fantastic Photo Manipulation of a Dark Monk
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Step 58

Make the outline. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Use 1px soft round brush and draw outline of hole with light color.
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Step 59

It's good time to make outlines of whole composition. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Use 1px soft round brush and draw outlines. Pay attention to details! And remember about light source. Strokes should be bolder, where is more light.
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Step 60

For making particles around, you should load some particles/debris brushes. Use brush tool.
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Step 61

If you loaded brushes, add new layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Pick Clone Stamp Tool. Check Sample: Current & below. Use loaded brushes for making particles. Click with holding "alt" for make source of clone. Pro tip! Use mix of brushes for making clones - it provides you more dynamic look.
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Step 62

Duplicate created layer (drag and drop on "New layer" symbol). Then, drag it below layer with monk. Transform it as you want! :) You can also add some clones.
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You can also add some motion blur for your layer Filter > Blur > Motion blur.
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Step 63

Add Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Brightness/Contrast or use marked shortcut.
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Step 64

Optional - You can add one more layer with particles around monk - see step 61.
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Step 65

Bigger brush size for clone stamp tool will give for your image some deep.
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Step 66

Add new layer with particles (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Pick Clone Stamp Tool. Check Sample: Current & below. Use loaded brushes for making particles. Click with holding "alt" for make source of clone. Then go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian blur. Then, go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur.
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For more visible effect, add Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Brightness/Contrast or use marked shortcut.
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Step 67

You can simply add as much particles and layers with blurred particles as you want, but... do not overdo it! :)
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Step 68

Repeat it also on the left side of picture. Add new layer > Use clone stamp tool > Blur it - use Gaussian blur and Motion blur, then - if you want, add some adjustments.
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Step 69

Let's make it beauty. Add some adjustments. Add Levels adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Levels or use marked shortcut.
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Add Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Brightness/Contrast or use marked shortcut. Yes, endless.
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Add Color Balance adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Color Balance or use marked shortcut.
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Step 70

It's time to make nice halo effect. Place "food 012" stock and transform it as is shown. If you are using free transform, you can hold ctrl to change pins perspective. Change blending mode of this layer to Screen.
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Click on white canvas next to layer thumbnail. Use soft round brush with pressure size to mask desired parts of halo.
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Add Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer. Layer > New Adjustment layer > Brightness/Contrast or use marked shortcut. Make it a clipping mask (Alt+Ctrl+G, Layer > Create Clipping Mask).
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Step 71

Back below adjustments layer from step 69. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer..., Shift + ctrl + N or shortcut). Pick debris or particles brush. Draw some particles around halo. Use light-yellow color.

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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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