Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding the outside, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
Now, what we're going to do is start to add the outside of our cave. …Now looking at it, before we even get there, we still see that light coming in, …which means it should get darker as it gets further in. …So I'm going to go back to that shadow layer there and I'm going to take my …black brush. So I got my paintbrush there and I got it …set to about let's say 30% right there. And I'm still using black. …I get a nice big brush. Just going to add a little black to these …outside areas, right inside, or rather the far inside areas, just to darken this …side of the cave. Just run a little strip right across the …bottom there. And just kind of darken that whole thing …right in there. Darken this a little more, just to …kind of even that out. And I see that, right in there, right in …this little area here, I might want to just go in there and get rid of some of …this, right in this little area. So I'm going to get a small eraser, and …just make sure that I don't have it, and to that little area where my ice is going …
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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