How to Create a Mysterious Floating Box in a Desolate Land

How to Create a Mysterious Floating Box in a Desolate Land

How to Create a Mysterious Floating Box in a Desolate Land
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Right click the canvas while a layer is selected and while the Brush tool (B) is activated and then click on the button highlighted below:

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Then click on "Reset Brushes" from the contextual menu.

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Now, that that is done input the following settings for our Brush tool (B):

  • Brush size: 1000px
  • Hardness: 0%
  • Opacity: 15%
  • Flow: 100%
  • #: 00011b
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Note, the #: 00011b symbolizes the brush's color. To change your brush color to that color, simply follow the steps shown below:

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Once the Color Picker box opens, input the following:

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Now, your brush has a dark blue color, let's start painting!

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The result:

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Step 3: Create the Background - Ground

Now, we will complete the background by adding land. To start, open "MBI Beton" by Jascha400d. Once open, activate the Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) and create a selection area as shown on the image below:

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Once you have created the selection area, activate the Move tool (V) and drag it to our canvas. Position it as shown on the images below:

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Rename this layer now to "ground". Next, activate the Transform tool (Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + T) and resize it as shown on the image below:

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The result of that should be similar to this:

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Now, we will need to blend the ground with the light from the sky. To do that, create a new layer (Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + N) and type "lighten" on the name box.

Next, right click on the newly created layer and click on "Create Clipping Mask" so that the paint we will be applying will only be applied to the "lighten" layer.

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Activate the Brush tool (B) and then input the following:

  • Brush size: 300px
  • Hardness: 0%
  • Opacity: 15%
  • Flow: 100%
  • #: ffffff
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Now, let's paint:

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The result:

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Next, we will add more light to the horizon to make it look more dramatic. To start, create a new layer (Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + N) and input "horizon fix 1" on the name box.

Activate the Brush tool (B) and then input the following:

  • Brush size: 500px
  • Hardness: 0%
  • Opacity: 15%
  • Flow: 100%
  • #: fffdc5
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Now, let's paint:

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The result of that should be like this:

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Next, create a new layer (Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + N) and name this layer "horizon fix 2". Activate the Brush tool (B) and input the following:

  • Brush size: 1000px
  • Hardness: 0%
  • Opacity: 15%
  • Flow: 100%
  • #: fffff3
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Now, let's start enhancing the horizon for the second time:

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The result:

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Next, let's darken the "ground" to make the light look more dramatic. Create a new layer (Ctrl/Cmd + Shift + N) and name this layer to "darken ground".

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