Photo Manipulation

Create This Surreal and Medieval Style of a Battlefield in Photoshop

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Fix yellows and reds, by using Selective color adjustment layer. Go to Layer > New adjustment layer > Selective Color or use shortcut.

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Now you’ll create on your image purple tones. Add Channel mixer adjustment layer go to Layer > New adjustment layer > Channel mixer or use shortcut.

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Change blending mode of this layer to Soft light, decrease opacity to 52%.

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Add ambient lights – In your color picker set colors: #c8b998 and #232827. Then, add new adjustment layer with Gradient Map. Go to Layer > New adjustment layer > Gradient Map or use marked shortcut.

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Change blending mode of this layer to Lighten, decrease opacity to 10%.

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Create vignette filter. Add new adjustment layer with Gradient fill. Go to Layer > New adjustment layer > Gradient fill or use marked shortcut.

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Change blending mode to Multiply, opacity to 12%.

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Add some Curves. Go to Layer > New adjustment layer > Curves or use marked shortcut.

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Step 49

We are done with color adjustments for this moment. Now, I’ll show You, how you can use here “Topaz filter”. Select whole image (Select > All). Then go to Edit > Copy Merged (Shitf+Ctrl+C). Then, paste copied image.

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Step 50

Go to Filter > Topaz Labs > Topaz Clean 3. Set it as is shown. Choose Curly smooth preset and set Strenght to 1.

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Step 51

You can leave picture as is now, or add some color changes, to make effect more smoother – if You want, in your color picker set colors: #fff and #46264b colors, add Gradient map adjustment layer (go to Layer > New adjustment layer > Gradient map or use marked shortcut).

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Change blending mode to Lighter color and decrease opacity to 39%.

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Fix yellows and reds, by using Selective color adjustment layer. Go to Layer > New adjustment layer > Selective Color or use shortcut.

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Final Results

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