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Step 43

To improve the contrast, choose Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast then adjust the settings to improve the contrast of the headlights.

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Step 44

Create a new layer as the top layer then fill the area shown in the image below with black.

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Step 45

Using the technique we used earlier, copy a texture of the mesh.

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Step 46

Paste the mesh into the grill of the car.

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Step 47

Choose Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast to refine the texture.

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Step 48

Use the Dodge and Burn tools to add some shadow and highlights to the areas indicated in the image below.

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Step 49

Create a selection like shown below then erase the selected area.

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Step 50

Create a new layer as the top layer then use the Polygonal Lasso tool to create a shape like shown below. Use the Color Picker tool to select a blue color nearby. Fill the selected area with this color.

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Step 51

Use the Burn tool to burn the edges of the current layer. This will create some shadows on the edges.

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Step 52

Switch to the Dodge tool to add highlights to the indicated area.

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Step 53

Select the second layer (It should be the layer with the black hole), then use the dodge tool on the areas indicated below.

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Step 54

Create a new layer. Using the Pen tool, draw a path around the grill. Use the same stroke path technique used earlier (Paths palette > Stroke Path) to create a red outline. Use the Dodge and Burn tools to add some shadow and highlights to the line.

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Step 55

Select the layer with the body of the car. Create a selection of the front bumper then use the Smudge tool and smudge like shown in the image below.

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Step 56

After smudging, create a selection of the lower part of the bumper like shown below.

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Step 57

Use the Burn tool to add some shadows to the upper area of the selection..

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Step 58

Select the Freehand and Polygonal Lasso tool to create a selection like shown below.

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Step 59

Select the Dodge tool then add some highlights like shown below to create a bevel.

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Step 60

Create a new layer as the top layer to use the Pen tool and the same stroke path technique we used earlier to create a red sketch like shown in the image below.

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Step 61

Use the eye dropper tool to select a nearby blue color. Fill the area shown below with this blue color.

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Step 62

Create a selection then fill it with a darker blue like shown in the image below.

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Step 63

Create a selection with the Lasso tool like shown below.

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Step 64

Use the Burn tool to darken the selected area. Use the Pen tool and to create an outline of the upper area like shown below then stroke the path with white.

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Step 65

Reduce the opacity to about 80%.

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Step 66

Create a new layer then create a selection like shown below and fill it with white.

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Step 67

Reduce the opacity to around 70-75%.

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Step 68

Select back the previous layer with the hood scoop then use the Burn tool to add some shadows to the corner.

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Step 69

Create a new layer under the layer with the hood scoop. Use the Polygonal Lasso tool to create a selection like shown below.

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Step 70

Use the Eye Dropper tool to select a blue from nearby. Fill the selected area with this blue color.

6 thoughts on “Virtual Tuning with Photoshop”

  1. AkidZania Danial

    So… Can you ask me how to make suspension down and changing colors in headlight/taillight/window and etc? It’s an cheat on step 4.

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