step19a

Step 20

Now we will give color adjustment layer for the entire scene. Go to layer > new adjustment layers > photo filter. Set this layer to normal at 100% opacity. Make sure this layer is above all the other layers or folders in the layer panel. Here is the value and result of the image so far:

step20a

step20b

Then, duplicate the photo filter layer one time. Set the duplicate to color blending at 100%. Finally, group these photo filter layers in one folder. I named this folder photo filter. Give this folder a layer mask and mask on areas around the model and window to reveal the reddish tone on them.

step20c

Step 21

Go again to layer > new adjustment layers to give another color adjustment layer above all the other layers or folders. This time we will give channel mixer layer. Here is the value of the channel mixer and the result:

step21a

step21b

Finally, mask on areas around the model, lower part of window and light on the candles.

step21c

Step 22

From this step on, we will do some overall adjustment for the scene. Firstly, we will add highlight on the wall around the candles and lampposts. Create a new folder below the light folder previously made (step 17). I named this folder highlight on the wall and lamppost. Create a new layer within this folder. Take a very soft round brush and, on this new layer, paint soft yellow (#fecb04) on the wall around the candles. Set this layer to soft light at 100% opacity.

step22a

Create a new layer above the previous layer within this folder. Fill (shift+F5) this layer with black. Set this layer to color dodge at 100% opacity. On this new layer, paint some more soft yellow. This will give brighter highlight on the wall.

step22b

Finally, create another new layer above the two previous layers within the folder. Take a very soft round brush set to 20-25% opacity and paint red highlight on the lampposts.

step22c

Step 23

Proceed to repair the look of the chair. The wood of the chair still looks very dark. We will repair it. To do this, we will just simply duplicate the fenestra image and place the duplicate above the wall folder (step 2-3). Set this duplicate to normal at 100% opacity. Give it a layer mask and all parts of the image except the wood of the chair.

step23a

Step 24

Next we will give highlight on the raven. Go to select the raven folder (step 4). Open the folder and create a new layer with a clipping mask above the hue/saturation layer within the folder. Set this new layer to overlay. Take a very soft round brush set to 20-25% opacity. On this new layer, paint soft red color around the raven to give it some highlight. We can adjust the opacity of this layer to determine the brightness of the highlight. For the amount of red color I painted as the one seen in normal mode in the screenshot, I set the opacity for this layer to about 65%.

step24a

Create another new layer with a clipping above the previous layer within this folder. On this new layer paint some more soft red color on the raven. Set this layer to soft light. For the amount of red color I painted as the one seen in normal mode in the screenshot, I set the opacity for this layer to about 70%.

step24b

Step 25

Finally, we will do some adjustment to the window by giving it more highlight. Basically we will still use the same technique done in previous steps. Go to select the wall folder again. Open the folder. Within this folder, create a new layer with a clipping mask above the topmost fenestra. Fill this new layer with black and set its blending to color dodge. On his new layer, paint soft red and yellow color to the areas around the upper and left part of the window. For the amount of colors I painted as the one seen in normal mode in the screenshot, I set the opacity for this layer to about 70%.

22 thoughts on “How to Create an Infernal Scene in Photoshop”

  1. Sherif Salama

    Thanks a lot for the great tutorials you are providing..but as suggestion..why you are not doing the tutorial in videos on youtube channel…it would be really great and more helpful for trainer and trainee
    Thanks agaim for the great effort

  2. Please re uploaded PSD file because when i click on download showing 404 not found error, this is best work for me i want check how did you do this
    amazing outstanding fantastic best work master blaster

  3. Jason B. Hernández

    Thank you for the tutorial.
    Very good lesson but it lacks some details, it will be well to repeat the turoriel with more details

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