A Wizard and His Pupil - Create a Fairy Tale Manipulation in 75 Steps

A Wizard and His Pupil - Create a Fairy Tale Manipulation in 75 Steps
A Wizard and His Pupil - Create a Fairy Tale Manipulation in 75 Steps
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Import the Cloud brushes. On a new layer (or more new layers) paint white clouds over each castle. Group the cloud layers together and name the group “Clouds”.

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Step 66

Create a Color Balance Adjustment layer and use the settings shown below. By doing this we will subtly unify our scene and change the hue towards blue.

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Step 67

For further unification create a Photo Filter Adjustment layer and use a cooling filter.

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Step 68

Open the file “Rainbow”. Copy and paste the rainbow into our scene. Change the blending mode to Linear Dodge and lower the Opacity to 27%. Resize and position the rainbow over the first castle. Add a layer mask and with a black brush mask the ends of the rainbow.

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Step 69

Import the birds brush. Create a couple of new layers and on each paint some white birds.

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Step 70

Create a new layer and fill it with black. Go to Filter > Render > Lens Flare. Lower the Opacity of the layer to 69%.

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Step 71

Change the lens flayer layer blending mode to Screen. Add a layer mask and paint with a black brush in the indicated areas.

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Open the “Lens Flare” file. Make a selection of the top left sun with the rectangular marquee tool. Copy and paste into our image. Convert it into a smart object. Resize and position as shown below. Name the layer “Sun”.

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Step 73

Change the blending mode of the “Sun” layer to Screen.

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Step 74

Duplicate the “Sun” layer and move it in the tower of the bigger castle.

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Step 75

Create a new layer and change the blending mode to Overlay. With a white brush paint some highlights as indicated below.

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Download the PSD

Final Results

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Tutorial by Johan Sandu

profileThanks for following this tutorial. I hope that despite the hard work involved in finishing this tutorial you had some fun and learned some Photoshop tricks. You are welcome to visit my DeviantART account.

 

- Johan Sandu

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11 comments on “A Wizard and His Pupil - Create a Fairy Tale Manipulation in 75 Steps”

  1. Bro i wanna talking to you plez send ur mobile no i u gave my no it s reason the reason is i love ur tutorial and i learning a awesome photoshop skills so u help me

  2. in step 19, when adding a new curve layer, this affect the entire image, not just the road, what am i doing wrong?

  3. Step 7 doesn't work = (. It just turns the floating island into the exact color that you copy rather than actually blending the color with the island.

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