Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a layer mask, part of Digital Painting in Photoshop: Day for Night.
With the distortions and ripple on our reflection surface, it's looking much …more convincing. But there are visible areas here where …they shouldn't be and we need to fix that next. …Let's hide the Rain layer again and Zoom in on the image. …Now, we can see that our reflection correctly runs down, say, from this edge …of the gatepost across the pavement and over the top of the curb, but we're also …seeing the reflection on the side of the curb facing us. …Well, if you think about it, that just isn't possible.…
The gate post is behind the curb, and there's no way that this face could …possibly reflect that gate post. We can fix this on the Layer Mask. …It will switch to Reflection Layer, and go onto the Mask. …And you can see these extra corners, and that shows that the mask is selected. …Let's switch to the Brush tool, and we'll choose a small brush. …Painting with black on the mask, as always, will hide the layer at that point.…
So we can paint all the way along the front of this kerb and as we paint, we …
- Removing and replacing the sky
- Turning the scene into night
- Painting in a lamp
- Adding shadows
- Making it rain
- Creating a building's reflection
- Adding puddles and streams
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Replacing the Sky
2. Turning the Scene into Night
3. Adding the Street Lamp
4. Adding the Figure
5. Making It Rain
6. Creating the Building's Reflection
7. Adding Puddles and Streams
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