In this Photoshop Tutorial I'll show you how to create a surreal photo manipulation called "Flooded". We'll go through combining different stocks together, masking, using brush, blending, creating underwater and rain effect and more. Resources needed: Girl LINK Room LINK Clock LINK Umbrella LINK Fish 1 LINK Fish 2 LINK Chair LINK Book LINK Candle LINK Cup LINK Smoke brushes LINK Sea LINK Water brushes LINK Drop splash brushes LINK Bubble brushes LINK
In this step we'll make rain effect. You can use rain brush from water or splash brush sets but I prefer to make my own. Create a new layer and fill with black. Then go to Filter-Noise-Add Noise:
Press Cmd/Ctrl+L to adjust the noise intensity and brightness:
Go to Filter-Blur-Motion Blur:
Change the mode to Screen 100% and use layer mask to remove rain on middle and bottom sections:
Duplicate this layer to make the rain effect more visible:
Make a new layer on the top of layers. Use soft white brush to paint on the right side of picture. I set the mode to Soft Light 70%:
Use some adjustment layers to change color of whole picture:.
Change the mode of this Gradient Map layer to Soft Light 100%.
Make a new layer and take Radiant Gradient Tool with black and white color:
Change the mode to Soft Light 100% and erase a part on the right with layer mask:
Final step: Make a new Levels layer on the top to increase contrast a little: