Photo ManipulationPhotoshop TutorialsUpdated

Composite a Modern Matte Portrait in Photoshop

Press F5 to open the brush panel and click the brush panel options, choose Open Brush Library > Artistic > Artistic_Ink, choose Dry Ink 2:

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Save it as an EPS file for the future use.

Step 12

Come back to Photoshop. Browse the circle file and rasterize it with the settings below:

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Drag this circle into our main document, place it under the deer group.feeling12a

Change this layer mode to Linear Burn 100%:

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Add a mask to this layer. Take a splatter brush (I chose the number 187) and press F5 to change this brush settings:

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Use this brush to erase the circle stroke to get a grunge effect:feeling12d

Duplicate this layer and place it above the deer group. Move it onto the deer head and use a layer mask with the same brush to get a similar result below:

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Step 13

Open the forest image. Use the Retangular Marquee Tool (M) to choose a forest part and place it behind the model. Set this layer under the model layer and above the deer group:

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Change this layer mode to Soft Light 100% and use the same splatter brush to mask off the edges :feeling13a

Take another forest part and place it above the model layer, change the mode to Overlay 100%:feeling13b

Add a mask to this layer and use the same splatter brush to clear the edges and unwanted parts, leave the effect visible on the model:

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Step 14

Place the render beside the model shoulder and blend it with the model using a layer mask:

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Use Hue/Saturation to change the render color:

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Step 15

Open the flower 1 image. Drag it onto the model shoulder using the Move Tool and change the mode to Overlay 100%:

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Use a layer mask and erase the parts outside the shoulder:

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Duplicate this layer twice and move them to a lower position (on the arm) and onto the dark side of the face, erase the unwanted pars using a soft black brush:

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Step 16

Group all the flower layers and change the mode to Overlay 100%. Use Hue/Saturation to desaturate the flower effect:

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I used Curves to darken the effect and on its layer mask used a soft black brush to erase the part on the shoulder:

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Step 17

Place the flower 2 onto the model head:

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Make a new layer under the flower 2 one, use a soft black brush with the opacity about 50% to paint the shadow of it on the model head:

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Step 18

I used several adjustment layers to match the flower color with the rest.

Hue/Saturation:

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Color Balance:

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Curves:

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Step 19

Make a new layer on the top. Use the Elliptical Marquee Tool to draw a circle and then stroke it with the color #323031:

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Add a mask to this layer and blur, break the circle stroke as shown below:

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Step 20

Use the Line Tool (U) with white color to draw several lines around the model.

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Make a group for the line layers. Add a mask to this group and use a soft black brush to blur and break the lines:

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Make a group for the line layers. Add a mask to this group and use a soft black brush to blur and break the lines:

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Step 21

Make a new layer on the top, use the Pen Tool with Shape option, the color #cdcdcd to draw a shape under a line:

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Add a mask to this layer and reduce the opacity of the side with a soft black brush:

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