Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying finishing touches, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 1.
Now I'm going to add the finishing touches to our scene to make it look real.…Now looking at it at this angle right now, I see that the moss is not quite there.…It's there but not really on the plane, so we are going to add one more touch to the moss itself.…The moss is lying on top of the plane, and it should be casting a shadow.…So I'm going to go to the layer of the moss, I'll just move this over so we could see what's…going to happen, and I'm going to double-click on it to bring up the layer Styles, and I'm…going to give it a drop shadow.…
Now I'm going to take that drop shadow, I'm going to bring it down to--just give it a…size of about 2 and a distance of about 2, nice and small. I'm going to have the light…coming from the top right about there like that, and that just gave us a little more…body to our moss, click OK. You see if I undo it, you can see that moss is just kind…of lying there, now it's really on top of the plane.…And then the finishing touch is going to be right here, taking that fern and having it…
- Creating alpha channels
- Isolating content with clipping groups and layer masks
- Turning a day sky into a night sky
- Compositing photos
- Creating tableaus
- Blending color and tone in combined images
- Painting in explosions
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Understanding the Basics
2. Moonlit Night
3. Castle in the Sky
4. High Cliff
6. Secret Base
7. Crash Site
8. Ruins by the Sea
9. Castle on the Lake
10. War-Ravaged City
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