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After that, paint the shadow of the elephant's trunk in the balloon like in the image below:
Now we're going to add a Gaussian blur to make the shadow more realistic. Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set the radius to 5px.
Your image should look like this now:
To finish this step, as usual, add the elephant and its shadow to a new group called Elephant.
Step 18: Add the horse holding the ladder
Open the horse stock and select it using the Quick Selection Tool(W).
Copy and paste the horse into our image, resize it using the Free Transform Tool (Ctrl/Command+T) and place it next to the ladder.
Now add a Color Balance Adjustment Layer (non-destructively, as usual) and see the image below for the input values.
Remember to clip the adjustment to the horse layer, because that's the only thing we want the effect to be applied to.
Add a Level Adjustment Layer non-destructively, and push the middle arrow a little bit to the right (0,95). Clip this adjustment to our horse layer as well.
Your horse should now look like this:
Now we have to make it look like the horse is holding the ladder, so we're going to play with the Puppet Warp Tool again.
Go to Edit > Puppet Warp and add 6 anchor points in the horse (see image below for reference).
Follow the arrows in the image above and move the front legs of the horse closer to the ladder, and then you should have something like this:
To fix the horsehair, we're going to do the same thing that we did with the hair of the girls. Select the Smudge Tool again and with a small brush click and drag the horsehair following the image below.
Add the shadow of the horse in the turtle like we did before, create a new layer called Shadow and place it behind the horse layer.
Now open the turtle group and Ctrl/Command click the thumbnail of the turtle. After that, paint the shadow with a hard brush following the image below.
Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and set the Radius to around 3px.
Your image should be similar to this one now:
To finish this step, add these last layer we created in a group called Horse and place it behind the ladder group.
oh,I know it.
I like it very much.But how can i entire to see it.
thank! so much for that creation
Such a beautiful artwork!!
great tutorial thank you
this tutorial was awesome thanks
Really great tutorial. Very well explained step by step.
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Outstanding tutorial!Clear instructions and awesome picture instructions. Very nice, thank you a bunch.
Beautiful image. Congratulations to the technical and thanks for the tutorial:)
Loved it!! Thankyou, I learnt such a lot :)
thanks! learn a lot of useful shortcut and tips here
I cant get my roots and elephants feet to lok right i need help
this looks awesome and easy
Thanks very much for this easy to follow tutorial!!
when I go to the exposure everything turns black. What do I do?
its -0.25 not -25. i did the same thing
I can not thank you enough, the amount of things I've learnt in two hours is incredible, would usually take me a week of watching and reading tutorials, but nope, you've used many techniques that made my life easier! Thank you is not enough!
Great tutorial!But the mountain photo is missing :/Some extra help...
just do what i did ,
download the attached PSD from up there and take the mountain photo from there :D
@SalahKabbani Thank you for your response :)But how can I take it from the mountain layer
@SalahKabbani OK! Got it!I decided to replace the mountain photo with a desert one ^_^Thanks anyway :)
Thank you so much for this tutorial really great photo and great explanation love it.
but i have a problem with the mountain photo , the link of this photo doesn't work , can you please upload it again or give me another photo that could be good for the tutorial ?
Never mind i took it from the downloadable project :)
I like it.
Thank you for your awesome tutorial.
Very nice Job!
Thanks a lot dear ^^.
Hi Guilherme, From the start of your tutorial you say to go to lens correction and distort the image to + 25,00, it distorts the image considerably !, is that right, ?, by the way it is a great tutorial,
regards and respect johnny
Its ok, all i did was after the lens correction was used the free transform tool and adjusted the image to cover my canvas again lol, My bad..
Can I use CS3 for this creative tutorail.
Can I use CS3 for this creative tutorail.