Create a Frozen Scene Inspired by "The Day After Tomorrow"

Create a Frozen Scene Inspired by "The Day After Tomorrow"

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Go to the Adjustment Layers-Curves again but apply this only on a few parts that need to be darken. Use the image below as reference.

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Step 36

We will create a brush to add snow particles. Go to Window and select Brush. In the Brush Panel use the settings below:

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Use the brush created in the previous step and add some particles with lowered opacity to the icicles like in the image below.

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Go to the Adjustment Layers-Curves. Use the settings below.

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Go to the Adjustment Layers-Curves. Use the settings below.

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Go to the Adjustment Layers-Gradient map. We need this to change, just a bit the colors, to make them colder. Set the opacity to 33%.

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Step 41

Go to the Adjustment Layers-Curves again, but this time apply it on the upper left corner, just to make it a bit darker.

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In this step we will make the city in the back look out of focus, to give the whole picture more depth, so go to Filters-Blur-Gaussian Blur (4-5%). Use this filter only on the city.

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On the top layer press CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+E to stamp the visible layers. Next go to Filters-Other-High Pass. Set the Layer's Blending Mode to Hard Light and the opacity to 90%.

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Go to the Adjustment Layers-Photo Filter.

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Adjustment Layers-Hue/Saturation. Make the presets like you see in the image below.

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At this point our work is almost complete, we just need to add the text. Write the text with a simple font using white color and duplicate the layer. On the duplicated layer go to Filter-Blur-Motion blur and use the biggest distance. If you think this is too much you can use a smaller distance also.

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Final Results


Download the PSD

Frozen Landscape.zip

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