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Create a Fantasy Fish Scene above the Sky


Lower this effect by brushing on the layer mask as shown below:



Step 37

Add two Photo Filter adjustment layers to the top of all layers:



Step 38

To change the light focus, make a new layer, use the Gradient Tool with Radial option and default colors (black and white).


Change this layer mode to Soft Light 100% and use a layer mask to reduce the dark effect on the top left of the pic:


Step 39

Create a new layer and use a soft brush with the color #825111 to paint on the right edge . Alter this layer mode to Color 10% to add more warm color to this area:


Step 40

Make a Hue/Saturation adjustment on the top and change the Yellows settings:


Here is the result after erasing the top left and the middle right of the pic with a soft black brush:


Step 41

I used Color Balance to give the scene some sublte cool color:


On this layer mask use a soft black brush with the opacity about 20-25% to erase the most of the clouds part:


Step 42

Use Photo Filter to add more warm color to the scene:


Erase the right edge on its layer mask:


Step 43

I used Vibrance to boost the final color:


Reduce the saturation some parts below:


Step 44

Final step (optional): Press Cmd/Ctrl+Option/Alt+Shift+E to merge all visible layers. Go to Filter > Sharpen > Unsharp Mask:


On the Filter Mask use a soft black brush to erase the details you find sharper than you expected:


Download the PSD

Final Results


Tutorial by Jenny Le

Thank you for reading this tutorial, I hope that you enjoyed it. If you want to view my other arts and tutorials you can follow me on Facebook or look at my Deviantart page .

– Jenny

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