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Spirit Of Castle Photo Effect

This lesson we’ll see how is it possible to create an effect of an old picture with burned edges and also represent the make-up, change colors, create the objects’ shadows and lay over the textures.

Open a girl’s photo: File – Open

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Use then Polygonal Lasso Tool to mark the girl along the contours and cut the marking: Edit – Cut (ctrl+x). Place it on a new layer: Edit – Paste (ctrl+v). Decolorize the picture now: Image – Adjustments – Desaturate (shift+ctrl+u)

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Apply now a color filter: Image – Adjustments – Photo Filter

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Next step includes applying Filter ??? Blur ??? Smart Blur

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Then smooth out the image’s inequalities with Blur Tool.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change a little the layer’s brightness and contrast: Image – Adjustments – Curves (ctrl+m)

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Make now the skin and the hair look shining by bleaching the lighten portions with the Dodge Tool.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Color the clothes now, marking it out with Polygonal Lasso Tool and applying Photo Filter of the necessary color.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Take the Brush Tool now and represent the eyes’ and lips’ make-up on a new layer. The new layer is possible to create by choosing the fast button on the Layers window.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Multiply. On a new layer picture now the blushes and blur them out with next combination Filter – Blur – Gaussian Blur.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Combine this layer with that one containing the make-up of the eyes and the lips, applying next command Layer – Merge Down (ctrl+e)

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs  Add the background now.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Open the necessary picture in a new window. Mark it out with Rectangular Marquee Tool, copy it: Edit – Copy (ctrl+c) and get back to the processed picture to insert the background on a new layer: Edit – Paste (ctrl+v). Move this layer on the bottom. Applying Magic Wand Tool, mark out the flowers.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Copy them and insert them on a new layer. The previous layer with the background must be decolorized. Apply to it also Photo Filter with Sepia nuance.
Get back now to the flowers’ layer and change their color: Image – Adjustments – Hue/Saturation (ctrl+u)

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Take now a photo representing a lion made of stone.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Cut it and insert it on a new layer also, under the girl’s layer. Decolorize the layer now, applying Filter – Blur – Smart Blur, giving to it the Sepia nuance.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Copy now the girl’s layer: Layer ??? Duplicate Layer, making the copy of grey color: Image ??? Adjustments ??? Brightness/Contrast

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Give it also the Sepia nuance. Blur it out, applying Filter – Blur – Gaussian Blur. Place this layer under the girl’s layer to get her shadow.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

The Brush Tool can be useful in representing a more obvious shadow, from the girl’s palm.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs  Insert a butterfly on a new layer.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change its color, using next combination Image – Adjustments – Hue/Saturation (ctrl+u). Add the filter Smart Blur. Add the shadow the same way we did with the girl’s shadow. Turn the butterfly a little and minimize its size, applying Edit – Free Transform (ctrl+t).

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Add the ornaments on a new layer now, making use of Smart Blur filter.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Color Burn and make also a blurred ornaments’ copy.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Insert a bird’s image on a new layer now, above the background, making it preliminary of the Sepia nuance too.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Copy the layer several times: Layer – Duplicate Layer. Represent different the bird’s size and its direction on the copy layers , using next combinations: Edit – Free Transform (ctrl+t) and Edit – Transform – Flip Horizontal. The birds placed further must look darker: Image – Adjustments – Brightness/Contrast

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs 

Burn” out the picture’s edges. For the beginning insert the picture in a frame, choosing Crop Tool and Rectangle Tool

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Take the Brush Tool an start picturing unequal edges.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Multiply. Then on a new layer represent the edges more unequally choosing a lighter color also.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change the layer’s type on Overlay.
Add the wall’s texture now on the top layer.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Increase the brightness now with Smart Blur selection.

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs

Change next the layer’s type on Linear Burn and minimize the Opacity to 47%.

The picture is finished!

Spirit Of Castle  Photo Effect in adobe photoshop cs 

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