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In this Photohop Tutorial I'll show you how to create a Christmas night landscape photo manipulation. We'll go through manipulating techniques, creating lightings and working with group. Resources needed: Background LINK Foreground LINK Pines LINK House LINK Snowman LINK Door LINK Fence LINK Lamp LINK Deer 1 LINK Deer 2 LINK Deer 3 LINK Christmas lights LINK Snow brushes LINK    

By pureromance88, on January 03, 2013, under Photoshop Tutorials

Step 31

Open christmas light pack. I choose several pictures and add to the pine on the right of the house, transform, resize and use layer mask to hide unecessary parts :

 

I choose a big light to place on the top:

 

Step 32

Make group for these lights and use a Selective Color layer to change their color:

 

Step 33

On a new layer above lights group, I use brush with color #d7a865, 3-4 px to make more lights on this pine:

 

Step 34

Make a new layer, and use soft brush with color #f9e597 to make glowing light from the pine to environment around (house roof, ground, deers, snowman, fence). I set the mode to Overlay 100%:

I make a new layer and use soft white brush to make light on the top of the pine stronger. Put the mode to Overlay 100%:

 

Step 35

Create a new layer on the top and use snow brush you like to paint on picture:

 

I add more snow (use another brush) on a new layer and lower opacity to 60% after bluring with Gassian blur, 1.5 px:

 

I use layer mask to remove and blur snow intensity to get result below:

 

Step 36

Final step: I use a Levels layer to make picture a bit darker:

 

I use soft black brush on Levels layer mask to erase selected parts:

 

Final Result:

I hope you like this Photoshop Christmas Tutorial.