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 31

Next go to layer > new adjustment layers > photo filter. Set this layer to normal at 100% opacity.


Step 32

Now open the model to the document. With transform tool, scale its size to proporsionally fir the scene. Then create a new layer above the model. Give this layer a clipping mask and set it to overlay blending at 100% opacity. On this new layer, paint soft white color around the areas of legs (pointed with red arrows).


Step 33

Again create a new layer with a clipping mask above the white layer previously made. Fill this layer with black and set it to color dodge at 100% opacity. On this layer, paint orange color on the areas pointed by the red arrows to give them more highlight.


Step 34

Next, create another new layer above all the other layers. Paint a soft white color on the area marked in red circle. This white color will give stronger light to the scene. Set this layer to screen at 100% opacity.


Step 35

finally, create again one more new layer. On this layer, paint the ground supposed to be the place where the soldier was standing. I used spatter brushes with black color to paint the ground:


It's Done

Here is the final result: