Do the same with the other mountain, but this time reduce the opacity of the layer to 80%
Step 17 – place Sky
Place the layer of the sky
Step 18 – Hard light
Use the layer in hard light mode, reduce the opacity to 75%. Also add a layer mask to the image and hide some parts.
Step 19 – orange
To give more intensity to the sunset paint with a soft round orange brush in the sky. Use the layer in soft light mode. You can set the opacity to the pressure of your tablet, or if you don’t have a tablet the opacity can be 30%.
Step 20 – The Model
Place the model and like you did before select her using a layer mask.
Step 21 – Hair
Select only the hair and press Ctrl + J to duplicate the layer.
Step 22 – Change color
Press Ctrl+U to change the color of the model’s hair. You have a menu, select the option Colorize and then use the option Hue in 9, the option Saturation at 25 and the option Lightness in -30.
Step 23 – The Hair
To paint the hair you will need a tablet to get better results, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t do it with you mouse. To star pick the same color of the hair with the eyedropper tool, after that paint some hairs not too big not too small. Use a soft round brush 2px.
Paint some more strands
Step 24 – White Strokes
Make some white strokes to give highlights to the hair.
Add some with a lighter tone of brown
Step 25 – Shadow
To make a shadow in the model’s hair paint with a soft round black brush in the hair like this:
Change layer to soft light
Step 26 – Lights and Shadows
Paint a new layer with a gray tone like this:
With the dodge and burn tool pass over that layer, to make shadows and light. Use the layer in soft light mode to do this.
Step 27 – Orange
In a new layer paint with a soft round orange brush to create light over the mountains, remember the direction of the light, where light is coming from.
Reduce the opacity of the layer to 40%
Step 28 – River
Go back to the background, and place the image of a river
Add a layer mask and hide all the parts leaving only the river, and reduce the opacity of the layer to 70%
Step 29 – Shadows
Pick a soft round brush a big one and paint over the rock to make the shadow of the model. Color black with 35% of opacity
Step 30 – Highlights
In a new layer with a small round brush 2 or 4px paint to make strokes in the mountains and objects, the color has to be orange.
Here they are white so you can see them
Step 31 – Blur
Make the background a little blurry to do this, hide all the layers and just leave the ones that belong to the background, press Ctrl + A, then Ctrl + Shift + C to select the current image, not the current layer, and finally press Ctrl + V and you will have a copy of the background.
Adding blur to the background will give the look that the mountains and all the other objects are far away from the model.