In this Photoshop Tutorial, you will learn how to use brushes, blending modes and cut and paste techniques to create a surreal photo manipulation.
Cut the "object" (as shown in the image below) and paste it on a new layer. Name the layer "path". Use Eraser Tool (E) with hardness=0 to erase the right side of the object.
Place the clouds image over the path layer.
Cut another object from the piano as shown in the image below.
Place it over the clouds layer and behind the path layer. Name the layer "strings".
Now we will use step and repeat process.
Select the strings layer. Press Ctrl+Alt+T. Drag the string to left. Reduce the size of the string. Don't reduce it too much.
Now press Shift+Ctrl+Alt+T. You will get something as shown in the image below.
Cut the Girl playing Violin from the source image. Place it on the top most layer. Name the layer "girl". Go to Edit-transformation-flip horizontal. Use Transformation Tool to adjust the Violin player.
Place the plants and adjust their size.
NowNow we need a brush of heart shape. Press Ctrl+N, change the width and height to 400px and background contents to transparent.
Drag the Heart shape from custom shapes. Fill it with black color.
Go to Edit-define brush preset. Name it heart.
Change the shape dynamic of the brush.
Angle Jitter - 100%
Size jitter - 100%
Click the check box to activate Scattering option.
Count jitter: 0%
Take a new layer "hearts".
Reduce the brush size to 85px. Change the foreground color to #bf0000. Reduce the layer opacity to 45%. Now use brush tool to spread hearts.
Take a new layer place it on the top of all layers. Fill it with #9e9f43. Reduce the Layer Opacity to 50%. Change the Layer Blending Mode to Vivid Colors.
And it is done.