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Step 4: Create Source Light

Now activate a new layer name it “Source light” and fill it with black color (#00000).

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Now go to Filter > Render > Lens Flare :

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When the Lens Flare box opens, input the following:

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The result should be similar to this:

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Now Change the layer mode to Liner Dodge.

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The result should be similar to this:

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Step 5: Fix girl in canvas

First off, let’s open Playtime XXIII stock in Photoshop. We will be using the girl from this stock image so we will need to transfer it to our main canvas.

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Click the Playtime XXIII and press P to activate pen tool and then make a selection around the Girl and then click V to activate the Move Tool. Left-click the image and drag the image to the main canvas and change layer name to “Girl”.

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The result should be similar to this:

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Next, activate the Transform tool (Ctrl/Cmd +T), then while the “Girl” layer is selected and then resize it as shown below:

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The result should be similar to this:

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Now move it to here to there :

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The result should be similar to this:

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Reduce the Opacity of “girl” to 85% :

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The result should be similar to this:

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Step 6: Fix Piano

First off, let’s open the Piano I stock in Photoshop. We will be using the Piano from this stock image so we will need to transfer it to our main canvas.

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Click the Piano I and press P to activate pen tool and then make a selection around the Piano and then click V to activate the Move Tool. Left-click the image and drag the image to the main canvas and change layer name to “Piano”.

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The result should be similar to this:

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Next, activate the Transform tool (Ctrl/Cmd +T), then while the “Piano” layer is selected and then resize it as shown below:

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Once again, activate the Transform tool (Ctrl/Cmd +T), then while the “Piano” layer is selected and then resize it as shown below:

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The result should be similar to this:

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Reduce the opacity of “piano” layer to “90”.

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The result should be similar to this:

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Step 7: Fix Balloons

First off, let’s open the Balloons stock in Photoshop. We will be using the Balloons from this stock image so we will need to transfer it to our main canvas.

Click the Balloons stock and press P to activate pen tool and then make a selection around the Balloons and then click V to activate the Move Tool. Left-click the image and drag the image to the main canvas and change layer name to “Balloons”.

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The result should be similar to this:

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Next, activate the Transform tool (Ctrl/Cmd +T), then while the “Balloons” layer is selected and then resize it as shown below:

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The result should be similar to this:

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Now Open the Color piker and chose #464646 as foreground color.

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Open Brush (B) chose Hard round brush as below :

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Now a new layer and name it “Thread” then activate Pen tool and make a curve:

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Now right click and chose Stock path from options.

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When stock path box opens Select brush.

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The result should be similar to this:

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Right click and chose Delete path .

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The result should be similar to this:

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Make more threads following the same steps:

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Step 8: Fix Key

First off, let’s open Skeleton Key stock in Photoshop. We will be using the key from this stock image so we will need to transfer it to our main canvas.

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Click the Skeleton Key and press P to activate pen tool and then make a selection around the key and then click V to activate the Move Tool. Left-click the image and drag the image to the main canvas and change layer name to “Key”.

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The result should be similar to this:

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Next, activate the Transform tool (Ctrl/Cmd +T), then while the “Key” layer is selected and then resize it as shown below:

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The result should be similar to this:

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Now activate Erase tool (E) with these settings Now let’s erase :

  • Brush size: 400px
  • Hardness: 0%
  • Opacity: 40%
  • Flow: 100%
  • Color: #000000

Now paint over the highlighted area.

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The result should be similar to this:

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Duplicate the “Key” layer (ctrl+j) and rename it “key2” see as below .

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