In this Photoshop Tutorial we will create a photo manipulation of a futuristic soldier with a strong sci-fi feel in it. Follow this tutorial to learn how to give a custom design to a model like dramatizing it with a futuristic sci-fi look. Resources needed: Model 1 LINK    

By Dek Wid, on March 04, 2013, under Photoshop Tutorials

Step 11

Do the same to the boots:


Step 12

Now in this step, we will give some color to the main body outfit. Select the body layer and paint blue color on the thighs. Give them some highlight and shadow as well:


Step 13

Proceed to create a new layer above the main body layer and make sure to give this new layer a clipping mask. Fill the layer with black and set it to color dodge blending at 100%. I named this layer blue. Paint orange lines on the sides of the both thighs. In the screenshot below we can see the result of the normal and color dodge blending of the layer:


Step 14

Duplicate the layer blue as many time as needed and try to vary the blending of the duplicates to color dodge, multiply 70 % opacity:


Step 15

Proceed to give some blue color to the upper body of the model. Do this on a new black colored layer with a clipping mask. Paint the blue color and some orange color on the areas on the chest and stomach.


Step 16

Duplicate the layer more blue as many as needed and set their blending varied to color dodge and multiply with 45% opacity.


Step 17

Take dodge and burn tool again and try to use the combination of the two tools to define the shapes of the head and the shoulder outfit:


Step 18

Next, we will give some colors to the elbow outfit. Go and select again the elbow layer, create a new black colored layer above the layer and give this new layer a layer mask. Set this layer to color dodge blending at 100% opacity. Paint some bright color on this layer. After painting desired colors, duplicate the layer two times and set them to color dodge blending 100%.


Step 19

Duplicate the layer again tree times and set them to the blending varied to soft light, multiply and color dodge :


Step 20

Do the same technique to give colors to the glove: