Turn Baby Photo into a Fairy Tale “Queen of Fungi” Composite

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All three layers are of different sizes, opacity and Blending modes. On the right side is smaller than on the left. Near the fungus – smallest. Try to make the size of bokeh proportional.

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Step 42

The next step is to create a blurred background. Select a groups with the background, mushrooms and animals and layer with bokeh. Duplicate them (Cmd/Ctrl+ J). Combine doubles in a single layer (Cmd/Ctrl+ E).

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Go to Filter > Blur > Gaussian Blur… Set the radius 3.0px.

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On blurred layer add a layer mask, used a soft brush to remove the blur from center, animals and fungi edges. Dark part of the frog leave blurred.

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Step 43

I created a brush to paint a small cloud of particles near the mushrooms. Original brush was a soft brush. Save a Brush.

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Create a new layer uppermost. Take your brush and draw near the small mushroom cloud. Set Opacity 80%.

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That they add to the glow layer style Outer Glow with the settings as shown in Figure.

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Step 44

All done! I congratulate you! I hope you learned a lot and you were a pleasure to read and learn my tutorial. Here is ready to work with all layers. Check it out!

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Final Results

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Tutorial by Maria Semelevich

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22 thoughts on “Turn Baby Photo into a Fairy Tale “Queen of Fungi” Composite”

    1. Спасибо большое! Так приятно знать, что они понравились и ,надеюсь, полезны. Уже прочитали их? :) Скоро будут новые уроки! Если у вас будут вопросы, то пишите мне и я с радостью помогу вам.

    1. Thank you very much! I am very pleased! I tried :) I really appreciate it! :D Unfortunately your link does not open. I would be happy to look your work!

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