Blend mode change to Color Dodge

Step 15

Next, create a new layer and change the blend mode to Overlay. Pick a color to red (#f38977) Then use a Brush Tool(B) Soft Round and start painting around the fire.

Step 16

Next, add some glow to the statue. Create a new layer and use Brush Tool(B) Soft round with foreground color orange #ce9e87 and paint, then change the blend mode to Color Dodge.

Step 17

Open Birds and hold Ctrl/Cmd and click on the layer and after the selection area has been created, simply copy (Ctrl / Cmd + C) and Paste (Ctrl / Cmd + V)  it to our work canvas. Then position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and resterize like image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to resterize al sides together.

Step 18

Add Adjustment Layer “Exposure” and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint highlight parts.

Step 19

Next, go to open Seagulls. File > Open and select Birds. After you open the image, use Lasso Tool(L) and start selecting seagulls. After the selection area has been created, simply copy (Ctrl / Cmd + C) and Paste (Ctrl / Cmd + V)  it to our work canvas. Then position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and resterize like image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to resterize al sides together.

Step 20

Add Adjustment Layer “Exposure” and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert. Then use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint highlight parts.

Step 21

Next, we will add Clouds but first, we need to import brushes. Select a Brush Tool(B) and right-click on the background. Now click on the gear icon and Import Brushes (Select a downloaded brush).

Now we can paint ray. Create a new layer and Foreground color use white.

Step 22

Import another brushes Ray Highlights. Select a Brush Tool(B) and right-click on the background. Now click on the gear icon and Import Brushes (Select a downloaded brush).

Now create a new layer and use a soft round brush tool with foreground color white and paint to the right corner.

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6 responses to “Create a Symbolic Statue of Liberty Photo Manipulation in Photoshop”

  1. CJ Avatar
    CJ

    Where’s the crack texture image link? you never put it in.

    1. Photoshop Tutorials Staff Avatar
      Photoshop Tutorials Staff

      Thanks for letting us know! The links are fixed.

  2. CJ Avatar
    CJ

    The ray brush link takes you to lava texture. it ddoesnt take you to a ray brush

  3. CJ Avatar
    CJ

    This was a great tutorial! I love the intro you gave about what america is. I love the tutorial. Symbolic, fun, and great final result!

  4. Ella Avatar
    Ella

    It’s a nice tutorial.

  5. Su Hall Avatar
    Su Hall

    Really nice tut! Thank you!

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