How to Create This Amazing Artwork of a Great Enchantress in Photoshop

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Step 106

I will begin with fiery butterflies on the left side. Transform the butterflies to the desired size. Near dresses butterfly should be small. Tilt them a bit to give the direction of flight.

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Step 107

Duplicate the layer with butterflies 2 times. Using Move Tool butterflies to move to the desired position.

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Transform (the short key Ctrl+ T) each layer, making more and more butterflies.

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Now duplicate group. Transform it (the short key Ctrl+ T). Click RMB on the document, in the drop-down list, select Flip Horizontal.

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Now go to the duplicated group. Move some layers to make it distinct from the left group.

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Now add a mask to each group, and then take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 135px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 100% Flow: 100%. Remove some butterflies that there was a strong crowding.

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The first figure shows the reconciliation to the mask, the second after the application of the mask.

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Now combine the two groups into one (the short key Ctrl+ G).

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Add to a group adjustment layer Hue/Saturation…

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Set the settings as shown in the figure.

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Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 135px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 50% – 100%, Flow: 100%. Change the opacity of the brush to achieve a smooth transition between colors.
On the layer mask, I cleaned the front with red butterflies. Red allocations where adjustment layer should remain.

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Step 116

We proceed to the cosmic butterflies. Duplicate 2 times group with leftist butterflies “Group 14” and move it above the adjustment layer.

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Transform this layer the short key Ctrl+ T. Make small butterflies.

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In-group “Group 2 copy” duplicate the very first layer. Butterflies move it to obtain an extension of butterflies.

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In the same way Change the left butterflies.

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Add to a group adjustment layer Hue/Saturation… Set the settings as shown in the figure.

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Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 75px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 50% – 100%, Flow: 100%. In addition, remove the layer mask bit color.

Change the opacity of the brush to achieve a smooth transition between colors.

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Combine all the butterflies with adjustment layers in one group

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Create a new layer above the group with butterflies. Hold down Alt and click on the group. If a new layer near an arrow, then all that will done on this layer apply only to group.

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Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 75px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 50% – 100%, Flow: 100%. Set Black color and darken the edges of butterflies.

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Now add fire and flying sparks. Create a new group, name it «Fire», and create a new layer.

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Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 75px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 60%, Flow: 100%. Choose a color # aa140d.

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Use this brush here. Carefully walk around it on the edges of the wings of left butterflies. Give effect fire, bringing the flames a bit.

30 thoughts on “How to Create This Amazing Artwork of a Great Enchantress in Photoshop”

  1. I would like to know if there is a difference with the photoshop version your using and adobe photoshop elements 10? I was trying to follow this step by step but my version is different please help.

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