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Lake with a boat in a moon night


Boat-side Silhouette – Lake with a boat in a moon night silhouette scene

Make a new background with dimensions of 500×400 and 72 dpi and paint it
(the color code is indicated), step (1), click on the Photoshop Ggradient Tool  (Gradient tool)
step (2) and draw the gradient direction from the left low corner of the picture
to the upper right corner, step (3):


 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

Using the instrument Photoshop Erase Tool cut out the photo without background together with the reflection:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

Using the instrument Photoshop Smudge Tool spread the reflection moving horizontally form left to the right side:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

On this background click on the right mouse’s button and choose Blending options, Color Overlay: set out the black color.

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

We’ll get a silhouette:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

Combine both materials:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

Then using the instrument Photoshop Star Tool , make some stars under the silhouette (the stars will have white color):

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

Build the horizontal line using the instrument Photoshop Star Tool and choosing Line tool with a thickness of one pixel:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

We’ll get:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

Then copy our background (from the beginning) and Free Transform it, letting down the upper part till horizontal line and locate this background under the second one:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

We’ll get:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2 

Now find the Moon’s picture and using the instrument Photoshop Erase Tool , cut out the background. Then insert it in the picture:

 lake with a boat in a moon night in photoshop cs2
The final result.

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