Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the lanterns, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: Mushroom House.
- So now that we have our three little lanterns…all created here, we're gonna go in there and…start to put them in the scene.…Now looking at them, I'd say that this particular…little guy here is a little too strong, so I might…want to go into my mask and just kind of just very…lightly soften up under here, just a little bit.…In fact, let's bring that opacity, just undo that,…bring that opacity down to about a 10 percent,…and just give it a little softening.…A couple of hits down in here until we…start to soften up that bottom glow, there that's better.…
All right now that we have that, what I'm going to…do is I'm going to turn off my background and with…the top layer selected, I'm gonna come over here…and hold in on my option key and say merge visible.…And you'll notice that it turned them all into a…single layer, which we're going to call lanterns.…Leaving the originals intact, that way if I ever…want to make adjustments to any of these,…change their color or whatever,…the original layers are still there and that's the…
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