How to Create a Fantasy Lake Scene with Adobe Photoshop

How to Create a Fantasy Lake Scene with Adobe Photoshop

How to Create a Fantasy Lake Scene with Adobe Photoshop

Step 41

Add a mask to some of these hair layers to soften the hard edges.

Step 42

Use the Levels and Hue/Saturation adjustment layers for some of the hair layers to remove the white edges and change the color of the hair a bit.

Step 43

Use the Lasso Tool to select  a part from the original light image (feel free to choose the part you like) to add to the model's body. Change this layer mode to Screen 100% and use Ctrl+T with the Warp mode to bend this part as the screenshot below shows. Add a mask to this layer to erase the part on the body.

Step 44

Make a Color Balance adjustment layer to change the color of this part.

Use a Levels adjustment layer to remove the hard edges of this part completely.

Step 45

Create a group for the light effect layers  and their relatives ones and change the group's mode to Screen 100%. Make a Color Balance adjustment layer and change the Midtones values:

Step 46

Add a Levels adjustment layer to remove the white edges of the effect completely.

Step 47

Make a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer to change the blue of the effect.

Step 48

Add a mask to the model's group and use a soft black brush to erase the hard edges of the hair's bottom.

Step 49

Make a new layer on top of the layers and use a small brush with the color #ff8c8d to paint the light effect on the model. and the right of the rock which is near the water lily. Change this layer mode to Hard Light 100%.

Step 50

Create a new layer on top of the layers and hit Ctrl+G to make a group for this layer. Change the group's mode to Color Dodge 100% and set the foreground to #ff8c8d. Select a small brush and press F5 to change the settings of this brush:

Use this brush to paint tiny dots above and around the water lilies and the light effect. Hit [ and ] while painting  to change the size of the brush.

Step 51

Double click this layer, choose Outer Glow. Set the color of glow to #ff8c8d.

Step 52

Create a new layer within this group and paint some dots on and around the biggest lily. Apply a Gaussian Blur of 3 px to this layer to make the dots fit the softness of the flower. Add a mask to this layer and use a soft black brush to reduce the visibility of the dots.

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