Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Drawing the water, part of Photoshop Artist in Action: Steve Caplin's Day for Night.
With so much rain in our image, we'd expect to see some running water, as well …as the still water lying on the roads surface. …Let's paint in a place holder for our water in gray, on the new layer. …So we'll Zoom into the image, make a new layer, and we'll call it Water. …Now let's use a Hard-edged Brush with gray as our foreground color, and we can …use the gray we set up earlier, when we were making the raincoat.…
I want to have some water that comes out of this gateway, and runs down into the Gutter. …As it does so, it has to get a little wider. …And when it hits the Gutter it can start to pull and go both ways, before running …out and down into the drain. So there's the outline for our water. …Let's extend it a little further, and maybe add some extra curves to this.…
To make it look more like a rippling on the surface of this road. …So with the outline drawn we've now got to fill in the interior. …It would take awhile to do by hand. So let's use a shortcut. …We can use the Magic Wand tool, make sure contiguous is checked on the tool Bar. …
- 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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