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Learn how to composite this nighttime artwork and retouch skin with a smooth painting-like effect! This tutorial will show you how to composite this image with various stock photos, soften skin, and apply special lighting and color effects.
Preview of Final Results
Emotional Photo Manipulation Tutorial
Background - Darkdevil16(Alternatives: 1, 2, 3)
- Sky - Joannastar-stock
- Lady - Mariaamanda
- Stars (Image 5) - Cgtextures
- Moon - Ischarm-stock
- Hair Brush - Adonihs
Step 1 - Background
Open the Background image.
Open the Sky image and put it in a new layer above the Background layer. Transform it (CTRL+T) to fit the background and flip vertical. Set this layer to Soft Light.
Add a Brightness/Contrast Adjustment Layer and set the Brightness to -45.
Step 2 - Lady
Open the Lady image and make a selection of the subject. (I did it with Quick selection tool).
CTRL+J to extract her on a new layer. Delete the original image. As you can see the edges are not perfect. But don't worry, in the next step we'll fix it!