Constellations Photo Effects

Next lesson we’ll se how is it possible to work with the colors, change the eyes’ color, make more dynamic the bended grass because of the wind, create an effect of aquarelle blurring, sun rays and shadows in contrast.

Open a photo containing the eye: File ? Open (ctrl+o)

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Copy now this layer: Layer ? Duplicate Layer. Next erase the rest of the picture, using Rectangular Marquee Tool and Delete button.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Correct the colors now, applying next combination: Image ? Adjustments ? Selective Color.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Create a new layer, applying Layer ? New ? Layer and then choose the Brush Tool (Hardness must be of 0%) to paint the eyes with a bright color.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Overlay.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Open now a picture demonstrating a high grass and copy it: Edit ? Copy (ctrl+c). Get back to the processed picture’s file, containing the eye, set it out on a new layer: Edit ? Paste (ctrl+v).

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Delete now a picture’s part that shows the sky, applying Magic Wand Tool.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Turn around now the grass’ picture, using next combination: Edit ? Transform ? Flip Vertical. Draw it out a little to create an effect of hair’s presence. Apply for this Edit ? Transform ? Distort.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Copy now the indicated layer: Layer ? Duplicate Layer and apply to the copy a special filter (Filter ? Blur ? Motion Blur)

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Overlay. Copy now again the basic layer, containing the grass and place it on the bottom. Blur it out with the next selection: Filter- Blur ? Gaussian Blur.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Move a little the blurred part closer to the eye, using Move Tool to hide the irregular grass’ edges.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Merge now all three layers, using next command: Layer ? Merge Down (ctrl+e). Copy then the new layer that we’ve got and change a little its color, decolorizing it firstly (Image ? Adjustments ? Desaturate (shift+ctrl+u)). Increase after that the brightness and the contrast: Image ? Adjustments ? Brightness/Contrast

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Draw it out now, applying the command Edit ? Transform ? Distort.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Multiply.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Choose now the Crop Tool to elongate the picture’s size downwards. Enlarge now the skin’s surface under the eye, marking it out with Rectangular Marquee Tool. Copy it now many times, applying: Edit ? Copy (ctrl+c)

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Insert on a new layer the picture with the storm – clouds.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Using Magic Wand Tool, mark out and erase then the sky above the mentioned clouds. Blur out the clouds’ edges with the instrument Blur Tool.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Copy now the layer and make use of Filter ? Blur – Gaussian Blur. Place the copy lower than the clouds’ layer. Merge down these layers.

Give to the sky more texture by inserting one more photo representing the sky.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Group it with the previous layer, applying Layer ? Create Clipping Mask (ctrl+g).

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Decolorize the layer now and increase its contrast.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs  Change the layer’s type on Overlay and combine this layer with that one containing the basic sky. The new layer’s type change on Linear Burn. We’ll get an effect of aquarelle patches.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Copy the new made layer and blur it out on the shown direction: Filter ? Blur ? Motion Blur.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change again the layer’s type on Overlay. This way we’ll get an effect of having sun’s rays.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Choose now from the indicated web-address (http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/6521172/
?qo=21&q=clock&qh=in%3Aresources%2Fapplications%2Fpsbrushes+sort%3Atime
) a set of ready brushes representing the clock’s pointers and place out two pointers on the eye’s pupil, changing the size and the angle, using Edit ? Free Transform (ctrl+t).

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Choose now the Line Tool to represent the figures, picturing them more than usually.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Overlay.

Create a new layer and apply the Text Tool to choose the necessary type El&Font!Brush. Picture now separately as many figures as we have on the clock (in this case we have 18 ). Apply now Edit ? Free Transform to situate them on the eye’s cornea on different angle, but changing the size.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Overlay.

Choose the Crop Tool and Rectangular Tool to represent the frame.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Next add the shadows in contrast, inserting on the upper layer such a picture.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Blur it out with Filter ? Blur ? Motion Blur. Change this layer’s type on Overlay and minimize the Opacity till 50%. The eye must be partly decolorized by applying the Sponge Tool.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Insert now the pictures of several insects on a new layer.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Erase the background, marking it firstly with Polygonal Lasso Tool.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Use the Smudge Tool to paint the tacks on their backs.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Place the insects on the entire picture, changing preliminary their sizes, angle and their placements. Apply also Filter ? Blur ? Smart Blur.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Get working with the insects’ color, using Image ? Adjustments ? Hue/Saturation (ctrl+u).

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Merge now all the layers containing the insects and copy the new layer. Apply to it Filter ? Blur ? Radial Blur.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Place the layer lower than the insects’ layer. Make the eye’s edges look lighter.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

Take the instrument Ellipse Tool and Gaussian Blur filter to add several highlights on the insects. It’s necessary for this to picture on a single layer small circles and than this layer must be copied and blurred out.

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs

The last feature includes adding the stars. It’s necessary to use a ready brush’s set which may be downloaded here: http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/30000107/ ?qo=20&q=by%3Aanarasha&qh=sort%3Atime+-in%3Ascraps.
The strange night illustration is finished!

Constellations photo effect in adobe photoshop cs 

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