Create a Hungry Bear Composite in Photoshop

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.
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Step 2

Now, Place Land Stock and name it "Land" As it shown.
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Step 3

Place Cave Stock as it shown and name it "Cave".
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Step 4

Use Pen Tool make path around the cave as it shown.
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Step 5

After Finish the path press right click and choose Make Selection and make Feather Radius 0.9 pixels as it shown.
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Step 6

Now you made selection around cave as it shown.
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Step 7

Click on "Add Layer Mask" Or Go to Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal Selection.
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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.
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Step 9

On the mask layer, use soft brush with (size : 145 px / hardness 50%) as it shown.
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Step 10

Now make sure you are using Black color then, paint on the area which front of cave as it shown.
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Step 11

Open Trees File and use this one.
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Step 12

Take this tree to Design file and name it Cave Curves as it shown, then Add Layer Mask to it.
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Step 13

Now Transform the layer to adjust the Cave, then use Soft Brush with black color and paint in Layer Mask.
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Step 14

Repeat it Around the cave as it shown ,then put them in Group and Name it Cave's Grass.
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Step 15

Use Same technique With others trees around Cave to get it like that.
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Step 16

Now Add Layer Mask To "land" Layer.
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Step 17

Use black Brush and Paint the are behind the cave as it shown(paint in Layer Mask).
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Step 18

Place "River" stock between "Land" layer and "Cave" layer as it shown.
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Step 19

Add Layer Mask To "River" layer as it shown.
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Step 20

Use black Brush and Paint the are behind the cave as it shown(paint in Layer Mask).
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Step 21

Place "Mountain" file and transform it as it shown.
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Step 22

Using Quick Selection Tool Make Selection around "Mountains"
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Step 22

Using Quick Selection Tool Make Selection around "Mountains"
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Step 23

Now Add Layer Mask to "Mountains" Layer and that what you get.
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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.
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Step 25

Place Bridge Stock.
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Step 26

Place Grass File.
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Step 27

Transform "Grass" Layer to adjust with "Bridge" as it shown.
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Step 28

Now Add Layer Mask to "Grass" layer and use Black soft Brush to hide unnecessary pieces it shown.
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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.
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Step 30

Now we will try to adjust "Grass" layer with the grass of Background by using the "color balance" with this properties.

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