Photo Manipulation

How to Create a Fantasy Photo Manipulation with Fire

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Change blending mode to Color dodge, decrease opacity to around 75% (here: 73%).

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Do the same with shadows. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N), right-click on it and choose “Create clipping mask” (Alt+Ctrl+G or Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Pick soft round brush and set smoked green (#5f5529) color. Draw shadows on her hair, hands, skirt and legs.

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Change blending mode of this layer to Muliply.

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Heat up colors. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N), right-click on it and choose “Create clipping mask” (Alt+Ctrl+G or Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Pick soft round big (really big) brush and set warm yellow (#e2c306) color. Draw big soft stain on hand and her face. For better effect, choose warm orange (#ff8706) color and draw some dots on the top of her hands and nose.

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Change layer opacity and blending mode to Overlay 29%.

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Go back below layer with stock model. Duplicate stock model (Drag and drop to new layer symbol or go to Layer > Duplicate Layer). Transform this layer (Ctrl + T). Change point of transformation by holding ctrl, so you can change perspective of layer.

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Add new adjustment layer with Hue/Saturation (Layer > New adjustment layer…). Right-click on it and choose “Create clipping mask” (Alt+Ctrl+G or Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Set it as is shown.

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Step 29

Click on blank canvas next to layer thumbnail. Set big soft brush and erase feets and knees from this layer.

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Step 30

Then, go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian blur. Set it as is shown.

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Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N). Choose soft round brush, around 30px size. Draw something like rectangle with dots on corners.

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Step 32

Add layer mask – click on marked shortcut. Then, choose huge soft round brush and erase right side of layer. For smoother effect, you can decrease opacity of this layer to 48%.

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Step 33

Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N). Use black soft, round brush with smaller opacity and draw blured shadow.

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Decrease opacity to around 60%.

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Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N). Pick soft round brush with opacity around 30%. Set its size to 20px. Draw shadows below feet.

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Step 35

Again add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N). Pick soft round brush with opacity around 30%. Set its size to 120px. Draw shadows below second feet.

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Step 36

This step is optional. Go above all layers. Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N). Make base for shoes. I used hard round brush, #0d050e color (dark purple), with dynamic size.

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Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N). Then, right-click on it and choose “Create clipping mask” (Alt+Ctrl+G or Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Choose soft round brush around 15 px. Use #7a5d54 color. Draw lights from fire, which you’ll place.

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Decrease its opacity to 36%.

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Add new layer (Layer > New > Layer or Shift + Ctrl + N). Then, right-click on it and choose “Create clipping mask” (Alt+Ctrl+G or Layer > Create Clipping Mask). Choose soft round brush around 6 px. Use #fe8e23 and #fbd888 color. Draw highlight on shoe.

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