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Create This Magnificent Sniper Artwork in Photoshop

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Step 25

We finished with the ambient effects and now in the finishing touches. First you need create a merged copy of entire image (Cmd/Ctrl + Opt/Alt + Shift + E) and convert it to Smart Object (Layer > Smart Objects > Convert to Smart Object). Go to Filter > Sharpen > Smart Sharpen… Set the values as shown in the image below. This sharpness up the entire image including you can manually adjust the sharpness of shadows and light.

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The second stage of sharpening will work with the details. Go to Filter > Sharpen > Unsharp Mask… Set Amount: 111%, Radius: 0.8px, Threshold: 1 levels.

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Step 26

Now add the main spot of color. It is necessary to focus the viewer on the main character. Add adjustment layer “Gradient Fill” with following gradient #030303 > #0d2f4b > #144a68 > #4b90a5 > #92cfd2 > #d8eee3 > #ffffff, Mode: Radial, Scale: 150%, Reverse. Set Blending Mode to “Soft Light”, Opacity around 70%, Fill around 60%.

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Step 27

And in the final add some contrast. I used an adjustment layer “Curves“. I edited the curve for each channel to show contrast in certain areas of the image. Use image below to set up curves. Set Blending Mode to “Luminosity” and you’re done!

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Final Results

That’s the end! I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and you’ll find there are a lot of useful information. This is the final result. Now you can add the desired text and create a poster or cover.

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Tutorial by Maria Semelevich

profileThank you very much for taking the time to study this tutorial! I hope you benefited it! I wish all lucked in your future achievements! I thank the authors of resources for their excellent work and good quality! Thank you very much! If you have questions or need help, please contact me. I look forward to your feedback and creative works! You can contact me by e-mail – otodex@hotmail.com or Facebook Deviantart Behance. I am open to suggestions and cooperation! With best wishes!- Maria Semelevich

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