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Step 18

Next I added a gradient fill adjustment layer and choose the color #133943 as shown in the image. Change the blend mode to soft light and opacity to 49%.Create clipping mask for this layer also.

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After applying gradient fill, result should be similar to this.

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Step 19

Now , darken the image by applying a hue saturation adjustment layer.Set the hue to +8 , saturation to -41 and lightness to -26.Create clipping mask for this layer also.

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Here is the results:

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Step 20

I added a Brightness and contrast adjustment layer. Set the Brightness to -28 and Contrast to -21 then reduce the opacity to 50%.Create clipping mask too for this layer

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Result should be similar to this.

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Step 21

Now create a new layer by pressing ctrl+shift+N key, name it dodge and burn.Go to edit menu then fill it with 50% gray.Set the layer blend mode to overlay.

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Step 22

Pick the burn on tool Panel by pressing (O) on the keyboard set the the range to midtones and strength to 9% and paint the dark part on the model also set the size to 50 pixels. Then grab the dodge tool and range to midtones,strength to 9% size to 50 pixels then paint top part of the model to make highlights.Result should be similar to this

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Step 23

Next I created the fog by applying cloud filter. To do this create a new layer below the model layer by pressing shift+ctrl+N key, set your foreground color to #858585 and background to color #FFFFFF.Go to-filter-render-clouds and apply the clouds filter two times.

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Step 24

Now apply layer mask to image and grab the soft brush and opacity to 80% as well as flow.Then paint the top and bottom part of the layer.Name it Fog.The change the blend to soft light and opacity to 40% The result should be similar to this.Before heading forward Put all the model layer into the group name that group Model.

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Step 25

Now I added to stones to the image. Place the dark forest 6 by miranda-rose stock from deviantart above the model layer as shown below.I only want to keep the stones.

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Step 26

To keep the stones, We need to apply the layer mask to the image and pick soft round brush opacity & flow to 100%. Then hide the top part of the image because we only wanted the stone.

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Step 27

Then again Set the opacity and flow to 30 to 40% and paint on the stone like shown in the image below:.

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Step 28

To match the color of the stone I applied a Hue/Saturation, set the hue to +16, saturation -66 and lightness to -49.Create clipping mask for this layer.

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Step 29

Here is the result:.

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Step 30

Place again the dark forest image but this time place it like shown below so, it can cover entire the canvas.

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Step 31

Apply layer mask to this layer and set brush setting as we applied in step 25 & 26. Paint it as shown in the image

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Step 32

Next I applied a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer with same setting applied in step 28.As you can see we blended the stones properly to our image.Create clipping mask for this layer also.

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Step 33

I created the light rays. To do this grab the soft brush, hardness to 0% and opacity and flow to 30%. Choose the color #dfdf15 and paint as shown in the image.

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Step 34

Then change the blend mode to soft light and opacity to 40%. Here is the result

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