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


Step 143

I chose a few more hands on new layers placed them. Settings remain the same, but changed size. Experiment! Here are the results of my experiments.


Step 144

Now let us work on the shadows. Create a new layer the short key Shift+ Ctrl+ N. and set the settings as shown in Figure.


Step 145

Now, use the Dodge and Burn Tool to create shadows and light.


Step 146

Here is how I did it. Without this study, the picture will look unnatural. Little time and effort to turn all.


Step 147

Now add magic mandala! I drew it myself :) If you do not like it, replace. Go to File> Place. Select imedge of mandala. Mandala layer must be the topmost.


Step 148

Transform the mandala. Please change the size, to reduce the size of the circle on the water left, and then tilt it in the plane


Step 149

After transformations, invert it the short key Ctrl+ Shift+ I. Duplicate the layer with the mandala the short key Ctrl+ J.


Step 150

Change the blending mode for the first mandala to Overlay for a second Lighter Color.


Step 151

Proceed to completion of the atmosphere. Create a new layer the short key Ctrl+ Shift+ N and fill it with black. Add a layer mask.


Step 152

Take Brush Tool (B). Set these settings: Size: 400px, Hardness: 0% Opacity: 60%, Flow: 100%. Remove from the middle part and of the landscape black.


Step 153

Proceed to the final part. Add two adjustment layers. The first is Curves.


I wanted bright colors were much brighter, so set the curve as shown in the figure.


Step 154

The second adjustment layer is Color Balance.


Step 155

Here is the complete look of the final. Painting has done! You1 can see all the layers and their location.


Final Results


Download the PSD

Tutorial by Maria Semelevich

Thank you very much for taking the time to study this tutorial! I hope you benefited it! I tried for you. I wish you lucked in your future achievements! I look forward to your feedback and creative works! You can contact me by e-mail –  I am open to suggestions and cooperation. With best wishes – Maria Semelevich.

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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