Create an Explosive Fire Scene in Photoshop

Create an Explosive Fire Scene in Photoshop

Create an Explosive Fire Scene in Photoshop

Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire. In this Photoshop tutorial we will learn how to create a scene of fire and man. First we added a fire, fire bomb and lighting strikes then blended it. Next added Background and added some adjustment layers to blended it. For last image added Man and apply Camera Raw filter.

Preview of Final Image

Tutorial Resources

Step 1

Now, let’s start by creating a new image file, go to the Menu bar and click File > New, and then input the following values on their respective fields

  • Preset: Custom
  • Width: 3080px
  • Height: 3850px
  • Resolution: 300px
  • Color Mode: RGB Color 8 bit
  • Background Contents: Transparent

Step 2

Now, place Fire1 Go to File > Place and select Fire. Then place it to our work canvas and position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and rasterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to rasterize all sides together.

Step 3

Add Adjustment Layer "Curves" and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint dark parts.

Step 4

Add Adjustment Layer "Curves" and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint highlight parts.

Step 5

Next, place Lighting Strikes Go to File > Place and select Lighting Strikes. Then place it to our work canvas and position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and rasterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to rasterize all sides together. Blend mode change to Color Dodge.

Step 6

Add Adjustment Layer "Levels"

Step 7

Add Adjustment Layer "Hue/Saturation"

Step 8

Place Fire Clouds Go to File > Place and select Fire clouds. Then place it to our work canvas and position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and rasterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to rasterize all sides together and change blend mode to Screen.

Create a layer mask and use Soft Round brush tool, then set foreground color to black and start painting center of fire bomb.

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