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Step 18Now by using the Burn Tool (O) burn the edges of the log to elevate the depth of the broken edges.
Step 19Sacred objects are never complete without inscriptions on them, but here we are going to create a design on the log, which is considered as an inscription in this scene.
- Using the Brush Tool draw the design fitting in the log.
Step 201) Now select the previously created layer of the separated wooden part of the design and convert it into Black/White (Image>Adjustments>Black & White). 2) To show the depth of the design we need to create shadows to the design matching the light in the scene. -Now paint some shadows to the design as shown using the Soft Brush. 3) Similarly paint shadow to the whole design on the sacred log.
Step 21Since the sacred objects are considered to be old their edges will get worn-out and gets a dark burnt color, hence to get the same effect here burn the edges of the design using the Burn Tool.
Step 22Now create a shadow on the log as shown in a new layer to match the lighting of the scene.
Step 23In this step we will be creating shadow of the log casting on the model and the wall. 1) Duplicate the image of the sacred log and convert it into a silhouette using the Levels. 2) Now place the log shadow layer under the original log layer and move it slightly downward as shown to match the angle of the light rays. 3) With the log shadow layer selected add a Gaussian Blur of Radius 25.1px.
Step 24In this step we will be creating logo for our scene.
- Using the font "Dark Crystal" type in 'S' and 'C' in two different layers.
Step 25In this step we are going to create typography of our logo using the branches of a dead tree.
- Follow the Step13 in cutting the background of the tree. Then by using the Lasso Tool cut few branches of the dead tress into a new layer.