Photo ManipulationPhotoshop TutorialsUpdated

Create a Hungry Bear Composite in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create an emotional scene using photo-manipulation skills. You’ll learn how to play with color, blend using adjustment layers and brush, add texture, work with lighting effect and more.

Tutorial Resources

Step 1

Let’s start with creating new document in Photoshop. Go to File > New .. Set its Width on 862px, Height on 1168px and Resolution on 300Pixels/Inch. Press OK.

step-001

Step 2

Now, Place Land Stock and name it “Land” As it shown.

step-002

Step 3

Place Cave Stock as it shown and name it “Cave”.

step-003

Step 4

Use Pen Tool make path around the cave as it shown.

step-004

Step 5

After Finish the path press right click and choose Make Selection and make Feather Radius 0.9 pixels as it shown.

step-005

Step 6

Now you made selection around cave as it shown.

step-006

Step 7

Click on “Add Layer Mask” Or Go to Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal Selection.

step-007

Step 8

Now You made the area inside the selection visible(white area in the mask) and the rest of area invisible(black area in the mask) as it shown.

step-008

Step 9

On the mask layer, use soft brush with (size : 145 px / hardness 50%) as it shown.

step-009

Step 10

Now make sure you are using Black color then, paint on the area which front of cave as it shown.

step-010

Step 11

Open Trees File and use this one.

step-011

Step 12

Take this tree to Design file and name it Cave Curves as it shown, then Add Layer Mask to it.

step-012

Step 13

Now Transform the layer to adjust the Cave, then use Soft Brush with black color and paint in Layer Mask.

step-013

Step 14

Repeat it Around the cave as it shown ,then put them in Group and Name it Cave’s Grass.

step-014

Step 15

Use Same technique With others trees around Cave to get it like that.

step-015

Step 16

Now Add Layer Mask To “land” Layer.

step-016

Step 17

Use black Brush and Paint the are behind the cave as it shown(paint in Layer Mask).

step-017

Step 18

Place “River” stock between “Land” layer and “Cave” layer as it shown.

step-018

Step 19

Add Layer Mask To “River” layer as it shown.

step-019

Step 20

Use black Brush and Paint the are behind the cave as it shown(paint in Layer Mask).

step-020

Step 21

Place “Mountain” file and transform it as it shown.

step-021

Step 22

Using Quick Selection Tool Make Selection around “Mountains”

step-022

Step 22

Using Quick Selection Tool Make Selection around “Mountains”

step-022

Step 23

Now Add Layer Mask to “Mountains” Layer and that what you get.

step-023

Step 24

Now make sure you standing on “Mountains” layer (not the mask) and go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur and make Radius 1.0 pixels then press OK.

step-024

Step 25

Place Bridge Stock.

step-025

Step 26

Place Grass File.

step-026

Step 27

Transform “Grass” Layer to adjust with “Bridge” as it shown.

step-027

Step 28

Now Add Layer Mask to “Grass” layer and use Black soft Brush to hide unnecessary pieces it shown.

step-028

Step 29

Now Create a new color balance adjustment layer, then Create a clipping mask by press Right click on “color balance” layer and select Create a clipping mask OR press Alt+Ctrl+G.

Related posts
Photo ManipulationPhotoshop Tutorials

How to Create a Sci-Fi Lighting Scene with Photoshop

BasicsPhotoshop TutorialsUpdated

How to Match Color Grading Between Photoshop, Premiere, and Others

Photo ManipulationPhotoshop TutorialsUpdated

How to Create Vivid Arabian Night Composite in Photoshop

Photoshop TutorialsText EffectsUpdated

How to Create Shiny Retro Text with Photoshop

7 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Get 57 Photoshop Actions Free from Our Awesome Newsletter!

Subscribe and get the latest Photoshop tutorials, tips, and more via email. As a way of saying thanks, you'll also receive a free copy of Lomocam Photoshop Actions by SparkleStock ($7 retail value).