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Before we start. Organize your layers into groups. You already know how to choose (select) layer. Now hold [Ctrl] and click on another. See? You have selected two layers. You can also do this with [Shift] key- just click on first layer you wish to select and then [Shift] + [Click] on the last one so you will select all the layers that are in between of those two. When you have selected layers that you wish to group- just hit [Ctrl] + [G] so your layers will move to folder. Look how I made it:
Drag and drop egg group onto new layer’s icon so you will duplicate it.
Now hit [Ctrl] + [E] and your group will transform into one layer. And that’s what we need. It’s good to work with groups. You don’t have to name each of layers then when you work with large files. Just look for group and then for thumbnail. You can also [Ctrl] + [Click] on the image when you have move tool active, so you will be redirected either to your group or directly to layer (depends on your settings).
So I assume you have egg on one layer (leave shadow and background separated). It’s good to make a copy of egg layer before we will start to do anything. Now pick the polygonal marquee tool (in fact you can use just lasso tool, it is just my preference) and make a selection that simulates small hole in the top of egg, like this:
And press [Delete] key.
Now create another selection:
Go to Edit > Transform > Rotate, move the rotation point to the bottom left corner:
And then rotate our selection a bit:
Do the same on the opposite side of the hole.
Now we will try to add some 3d effect to our eggshell. With polygonal lasso tool create selection as follow:
And fill it with a color #97612e. Remember- do this on new layer and place it underneath the egg layer. You will get this:
Now to the same to the other parts of eggshell. Try to visualize it- how it should looks like. See how I made it:
If you have made a copy egg’s layer, [Ctrl] + [Click] on a thumbnail so you will have a selection. Now choose polygonal marquee tool and set the option Intersect with selection (so our final selection will be intersection of two selections) and select the part that we only need to use for inner side of egg.