How to Create a Compassionate Planet Earth Artwork in Photoshop

How to Create a Compassionate Planet Earth Artwork in Photoshop

How to Create a Compassionate Planet Earth Artwork in Photoshop

In a layer mask black hides and white reveals the corresponding layer. By using the gradient tool in the layer mask we create a nice seamless transition for our underwater layer.

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Group all the layers that we created until now and name the group “Water Template” (select the layers by holding shift and clicking on each layer – press Ctrl + G to group them). Press Ctrl + Alt + Shift + E to create a new layer from all the visible layers. Enter Free Transform  by pressing Ctrl + T and right click on the image. From the drop down menu choose “Warp” and curve the water as shown below.

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Now let’s make the sky more interesting. Create a couple of new layers (Ctrl + Shift + Alt + N) and select the standard round soft brush. Lower the opacity to 30% and click once on the first layer with white as foreground color to create some light in the center. Choose a light yellow (#fff57e) and click again on the second layer to add a bit of color.

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Step 8

Import the cloud brush (double click on the .abr file) and on a new layer create some white clouds.

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Open the image Nebula. Select all and copy paste in our scene. Place the nebula above the water over the sky and change the blending mode to Soft Light. Add a layer mask and use a black round soft brush to mask the hard edges.

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Create a new layer and change the blending mode to Soft Light. Paint with a deep blue(#07437c) over the underwater section of our scene to change the hue.

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Let’s add some elements to make the underwater more interesting. Create a new layer and with the round soft brush at 30% Opacity paint some loose lines where the surface of the sea connects to the underwater.

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Open the image “Shark”. Copy all and paste the shark into our scene. Lower the opacity to 20% and place the shark as shown below. Create  a couple of new layers and paint a little bit of redness around shark’s mouth (use the round soft brush and whatever shade of red you like).

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Step 13

Open the image “Fish”. As you can see there are a variety of fish in this image. Copy and paste in our scene some of those fish and lower the opacity to 20-30%.

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4 comments on “How to Create a Compassionate Planet Earth Artwork in Photoshop”

  1. Matagal na ko ng pinag-aaralan ang Photoshop, till now di ko pa rin kaya, kahit mag edit lang pic.. :( Ang hirap pag-aralang mag-isa.. :( At gusto ko ring matutunan ang Adobe Premiere :( mahirap din..

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