Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Flipping the entire image, part of Photoshop Artist in Action: Steve Caplin's Day for Night.
With all this rain sloshing about, we're going to need a reflection in that wet …road surface. Normally, we'd create this kind of …reflection simply by flipping a copy of the image vertically. …Let's try that now and see what happens. So, we'll hide the rain layer, select all. …And from the Edit menu, we can choose Copy Merged. …This makes a copy of the visible part of the image, as if it was a single layer. …So, when we now Paste, that's what we see, the copy of this image.…
So, the standard way of making a reflection on this road would be to take …that copy and flip it vertically. We can choose Edit, Transform and Flip Vertical. …And let's lower the opacity down to around 50%, so we can see through it. …Well, when we drag it straight down, we can see there's a problem straight away. …The curb on the original road is going up. …And the curb on our copy is going down. Well, we could use Free Transform to …sheer this image. And we can do that by holding Cmd on a …Mac, Ctrl on a PC, and dragging on one of these side handles.…
- 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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