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Step 49Now it doesn't look real. Go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur, and use these settings:
- Angle : 0*
- Distance : 21 pixels
Step 50Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and enter1.5 pixels for Radius. Click OK.
Step 51Make a new layer (press Ctrl+Shift+N, or go to Layer > New > Layer). Use the Pen Tool (P key) to make a selection as in the following image:
Step 52Select a Foreground Color: #282828.
Step 53Select a Background Color: #fffffff.
Step 54Go to Filter > Render > Clouds.
Step 55Filter > Blur > Motion Blur. Use these numbers.
- Angle : -74*
- Distance : 31 pixels
Step 56Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and use 1.3 pixels for Radius.
Step 57Decrease the opacity of Layer 6 to 50%.
Step 58Make a new layer (press Ctrl+Shift+N, or go to Layer > New > Layer).
Step 59Select the Brush Tool (B key):
- Master Diameter : 6px
- Mode : Normal
- Opacity : 100%
- Flow : 100%
Step 60Make a path with the Pen Tool (P key) as in the picture below.
Step 61Use the Pen Tool (P key). Right click on our path, then check the “Simulate Pressure” box and click OK.
Step 62You should have something that looks like this.
Step 63We want to add more realism. Filter > Blur > Motion Blur:
- Angle : -77º
- Distance : 39 pixels
Step 64Decrease the opacity of Layer 7 to approximately 50%.
Step 65Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur. Radius: 1.3 pixels.
Step 66Decrease the opacity of Layer 7 to approximately 10% to enhance the realism.
Step 67Select Layers 6 & 7 > right click > “Merge Layers”.
Step 68Duplicate Layer 7: right click on it and click on "Duplicate Layer", or select the layer and press Ctrl+J.
Step 69Edit > Transform > Flip Horizontal.
Step 70Load the selection by holding down the Ctrl key and mouse-clicking on the layer's thumbnail. Make a new layer: press Ctrl+Shift+N, or Layer > New > Layer.
Step 71Select the Brush Tool (B key) with white color and brush in our selection.
Step 72Make a new layer (Ctrl+Shift+N, or Layer > New > Layer). Make the next path with the Pen Tool (P key), right click on it, then click on “Make selection”. Enter these settings:
Step 73Fill the selection with a lighter gray. I used #cdcbc8.
Step 74Lock transparent pixels of Layer 9 by pressing on the button indicated below, and make the next selection with the Polygonal Lasso Tool (L key).
Step 75In the colors palette select a dark red color. I used #470000. Fill the selection with this dark red.
Step 76Filter > Render > Lighting Effects.
Step 77Click on the Dodge Tool (O key), and:
- Brush : 101 pixels
- Range : Shadows
- Exposure : 24%
Step 78Add some highlights on the left/right edges with the Dodge Tool (O key).
Step 79Use these settings for the Dodge Tool:
- Brush : 101px
- Range : Highlights
- Exposure : 24%