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- Again, change the size of the brush if you have to
Step 10: Adding the ShipDownload the ship pack and open the ‘pship3’ file in photoshop. To select it, hold Ctrl/Cmd and click in the thumbnail of the image. Copy and paste the ship into our project and rename this layer to Ship. Place it above the Light Beams group. Flip it horizontally by going to Edit > Transform > Flip Horizontal. Then resize it using the Free Transform Tool (remember to hold Shift) and place it on the left side of our image. While in the Free Transform Mode, set the Rotate value to -3,5º (the Rotate tool is located at the top toolbar). Create a new layer mask to the Ship layer. Grab a soft brush, select the layer mask of the ship and start painting with black to hide the lower part of the ship. The result: Let’s create some reflections in the water, duplicate the ship layer by selecting it and pressing Ctrl/Cmd+J. With the duplicated layer selected, go to Edit > Transform > Flip Vertical. Use the Move Tool (Shortcut: V) to move this layer below the ship. Rename this layer to Shadow and place it below the ship layer. Now select the Shadow layer and go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur. Set the angle to 0 and the distance to 12px. Here is the result: Select the layer mask of the Shadow layer and paint it with black to hide some areas. After you’re done, set the opacity of this layer to around 85%.
- In the image below, paint more times in the areas where the red is stronger