Join Steve Caplin for an in-depth discussion in this video Painting in the light, part of Photoshop Artist in Action: Steve Caplin's Day for Night.
The lamp stands neatly on the left of the image providing a potential focus to draw …the eye. All we need to do now is to turn the …light on. When we were placing the lamp, we hid the …Adjustment layer to darken up the scene beneath. …So let's now turn that back on again. And while we're at it, let's name this …object, lamp, so we'll remember it later. The first thing we want to do is to light …up the lamp, itself. So, let's zoom in on it. …Lighting up this lamp is a surprisingly easy process.…
We'll make a new layer and we'll call it, lamplight. …Let's use the Brush tool, and we'll go for a large Soft edge brush. …Now in Photoshop CS4 and higher, we can re-size this brush by holding Ctrl and …Alt keys on a Mac, Right-click and Alt on a PC. …And as we drag side to side, this makes our brush bigger.. …So I'm going to pick a light yellow color and simply paint a spot of yellow.…
Onto this lamp and that gives the glow around the edge. …Let's now switch to white and make our brush smaller. …
- 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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