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Step 14

Place antique texture. It will be armor! :) Create clipping mask.

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Step 15

Click on layer with RMB and choose blending options. From menu pick Bevel and Emboss. Set it as shown.

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Step 16

Then mask i in shape of your desired armor.

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Step 17

Create new layer with clipping mask. Draw gently of the top edge of armor brown strokes. I used #675544 color.

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Set blending mode of this layer to Screen.

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Step 18

Create new layer. Yes. Clippy. :) Use big, soft, white brush and draw on arms and armor.

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Decrease opacity to 33%.

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Step 19

It’s time to create lights. Add new clipping layer. Use soft brush with dynamic opacity and draw some strokes on the edges of armor, hands and body.

Light goes behind model, in the center of the image.

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Step 20

Add adjustment layer with Hue/Saturation and make it clippy. Remember this step – you can use it for making materials (like clothes) black.

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I just wanted to do skirt black, no whole model. So mask desired fragments.

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Step 21

For good taste, add Brightness/Contrast layer and make it clippy. Set it as is shown:

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Step 22

Good job! I hope this isn’t too boring for you. Now it’s time to make gown. Every warrior have a gown, isn’t it? :) Place gothic bridal stock and transform it (ctrl +T, then use warp mode from top menu).

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Mask top of the stock. Erase material below skin of hands by soft brush :).

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Step 23

Create new layer. Use big, white, soft brush to make lights on gown. Remember about light source.

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Decrease opacity to 30%.

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Step 24

Add new layer. Use smaller brush and create highlights on drapery.

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Change opacity to 65%.

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Step 25

Now shadows. Create new layer. Use black, soft brush with decreased to 60% opacity. Draw some strokes on the folds and on the armor.

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Step 26

As you can see, armor have floral ornaments. Add new layer. By using small, soft brush and white beige (#eceae5) color draw on the edges of ornaments. Try to avoid shadowed fragments. I also used some brown strokes, for better look.

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With the same settings draw contour on arms. Then, change blending mode to Screen and opacity to 69% (^^).

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Step 27

On new layer I added also contour of the gown, arms and hair.

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Step 28

It’s time to make hair. You can use brush or whole stock to make it. But! Why no both? I used stock and pen tablet to make hair.

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Step 29

Back below layer with the model. Place smoke stock as is shown.

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Step 30

Then add adjustment layer with Hue/Saturation. You will make it brighter. Set it as shown. Make it clippy by RMB > Create clipping mask.

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Step 31

By holding ctrl choose smoke and adjustment layer. Duplicate it. Next, by clicking Ctrl + T flip it horizontally.

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Step 32

Create new layer – above smoke, below model. Choose gradient tool. Set it white – transparent and fill it as is shown:

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Set blending mode to Soft light and opacity to 65%.

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Awen Retouching

Not sure about the mask, but everything else is pretty.

mary

Where’s the tutorial? I can see only a picture!

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Nikhil Rastogi

Cool Technique <3

Maidul Islam

Your photograph is perfect for Marie’s clipping mask . . . beautiful.

Marlo

Obrigado pelo turorial! foi um pouco demorado mas foi gratificante! ^^
ai está o meu trabalho: http://marloaugusto.deviantart.com/art/Gothic-Fantasy-by-Marlo-484732440

Maidul Islam

Nice technique. Really useful…thanks for the post…

marry

good very nice

sanjay singh

i need the black cloth plzzz

Sarfraz ali

very nice

mod

i need the black cloth plzzzz

Baby Jean B. Velasco

gorgeous

Morgana

Amazing tut! Thank you! :)

zohaib zulfiqar

v nice monika

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