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In this Photoshop Tutorial we will use different photoshop tools such as combining stock images, brushes, transform tool, selection as well as adjusting color to create a beautiful fantastic spring scene.

By pureromance88, on January 05, 2011, under Photoshop Tutorials
 

In this Photoshop Tutorial we will use different photoshop tools such as combining stock images, brushes, transform tool, selection as well as adjusting color to create a beautiful fantastic spring scene.

  • Resources needed:
  • Model LINK
  • Spring background LINK
  • Grass brushes LINK
  • Cloud brushes LINK
  • Butterfly 1 LINK
  • Butterfly 2 LINK
  • Sparkle lines brushes LINK
  • Sparkle brushes LINK
  • Light rays brushes LINK

 

Final Result Preview

 
 
 

Step 1:

 

Open the spring background. I crop and resize it to 700x650 px.

 
 

Step 2:

 

Cut the model and move into main document.

 

Add Layer Mask then choose grass brush, number 197 with 38 px. Start erasing her left feet . Then choose brush number 637, 49 px for her right feet:

 
 

Step 3:

 

Create a new layer, place it under girl layer. Choose soft black brush with 50% opacity to create a shadow under her right feet:

 
 

Step 4:

 

Create a new layer, place it under feet shadow layer. Hide the girl layer and choose Magic Wand tool:

 

Click within the part of sky. You can click some times till all this part be selected. Dont worry if some unecessary parts are selected too, we will fix it later.

 

Choose Edit-Fill with color 97def8:

 

After deselecting we have:

 

Add a Layer Mask, choose cloud brushes with different kinds to eraser the tree tops and unecessary parts. You can use them also to paint in the sky:

 
 

Step 5:

 

Open butterfly stock 1 and 2. Move some of them into our file with different motions. I use 8 butterflies and change the color of some by adjustment tools (curves, hue/saturation, color balance) to decorate the pic: