Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the floor, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
So now, we're going to go in there and add the floor to this cave. …First thing I want to do, is I'm going to take those sparkles that we created and …I'm going to clip them with the background, which is the cave wall right …there. So now we don't see them into this area …here where we're going to have our floor. And I have this file here of an actual …the salt flats. That could be an icy floor. …It's salt but for us it's going to be the actual floor of our cave. …So I'm going to select this area here. Area of the floor itself right here.…
I'm going to drag that, copy that right into here. …Into our scene. There it is. …Now we're going to put it in back of our, our cave. …So, we're going to go in here and let's put it into position right about there, …where I want it. And I'm going to stretch it out, stretch …it out so it encompasses that entire area, right down there. …And maybe shrink it down a little but. Just so it looks a little flatter. …Right along there, like that. Click OK and that's in place. …
Check out the original Bert Monroy: Dreamscapes Volume 1 for more inventive illustrative techniques.
- Isolating and retouching composite images
- Colorizing backgrounds
- Adding shadows
- Creating effects like smoke and sparkle
- Positioning elements
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 1with Bert Monroy4h 38m Intermediate
1. Flying Horse
2. Ice Cave
3. Ghost at the Door
5. Night Storm
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