Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Lighting up the building, part of Creating Dreamscapes in Photoshop: 2.
Now we've got the ground pretty well lit, we have to now light up the building, …right where those lanterns are hitting it. …So, here's where we need the original building before we did this modification. …What I'm going to do is I'm going to duplicate the structure. …And we'll put the strucure right here in front of this scene. …And what we're going to do here is I'm going to go in and go into levels for my …structure. And I'm going to go in there and get a …little more detail on those bricks. I want to get some nice detail on the …bricks right in there like that. OK, that looks good.…
And I'm going to go into my hue saturation and maybe pump up the …saturation a bit. Just a little bit. …Oh, maybe we'll just go in there and Colorize it. …Just to make sure that we get the exact colors that we want. …Punch up that Saturation. There we go. …So, we've got this nice little effect going there. …And, let's go back into Levels and just pump up those little brick definitions a …little more. OK, so there. …
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
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2. Ice Cave
3. Ghost at the Door
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