Create a Beautiful River Scenery in Photoshop

Create a Beautiful River Scenery in Photoshop

When the box opens, input the following values:

  • Brightness: 0
  • Contrast: -15

The result should be similar to the image below:


Now that we’re done with the Lake, let’s now start adding the sky. To start, let’s open, “stockimage 10” by CSnyder. When you have that stock image opened, activate the Move tool (V) and drag it to our canvas, and make sure you put it above all the layers that we’ve created. Once on the canvas, rename this layer to “sky”. Now let us resize this sky using the Transform tool (Ctrl/Cmd + T), take note that this is a huge image so you might try to fit it first in the canvas. See the image below:


When you’re done, activate the Eraser tool (E), because we would need to erase some parts of this sky to make it blend with our lake. After you’ve activated the Eraser tool (E), input the following values for this tool through the Options window.

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4 comments on “Create a Beautiful River Scenery in Photoshop”

  1. lovely~
    the river photo on deviant arts, several links are the exact photo here, very popular tutorial, thanks!