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In this Photoshop Tutorial I'll show you how to create a fantasy witch scene with magical effect. We'll go though the techniques of combining different stocks, blending them in correct way, adjusting colors, retouching model, working with lighting and shadow and more. Resources needed: Ground LINK Forest LINK Model LINK Hair brushes LINK Eyelash brushes LINK Hat LINK Pumpkin LINK Book LINK Skull LINK Sphere LINK Lens Flare LINK Lighting brushes LINK    

By pureromance88, on October 30, 2012, under Photoshop Tutorials

Step 41

Come back to model layer, I add more light for model with Inner Shadow effect (Layer Styles) to fit the light source just created:

 

Result:

 

Step 42

I think the ground part near forest should be a bit darker so I make a new layer under forest one. Choose brush color as #a4acaf and paint on the ground edges and change the mode to Multipy 100%:

 

Step 43

Create some adjustment layers on the top. 

 

Gradient Map:

 

Change the mode of this Gradient Map layer to Soft Light 70%.

 

Color Balance:

 

Photo Filter 1: 

 

Photo Filter 2:

 

Brightness/Contrast:

 

Erase bright effect on upper half of picture, skull, pumpkin on Brightness/contrast layer mask:

 

Step 44

Create a new layer on the top and use Dodge and Burn tool to remake some details on model face and brighten right hand of model :

 

Step 45

Make a new layer, I use brush with color #d0c2ae and paint on model cheek to make the face look fuller and more natural. Change the mode to Multipy 50%:

 

Step 46

Final step: I increase orange tone with a Hue/Saturation layer:

 

I remove saturation on model face and arms with soft black brush on Hue/Saturation layer mask:

 

Final Result