To make the dress more interesting paint some threads, choose the same color with the color picker tool and use a small brush just like the hair you did before. You can also pick a lighter color to make the dress stand out more.
In a new layer with a soft round brush size 200px and 20% of opacity paint over the model like this:.
Create a new layer and paint in the top of the image you can use light brushes. Use the color # ffeb99 opacity 50%. Use the layer in soft light mode.
Go to the menu “new fill or adjustment layer” and pick the option curves. Change the option to something like this:
Then in the layer mask paint over the places where the light is too strong to decrease the effect also change the opacity of the layer to 70%
Add some leaves to the image to create a motion effect. Place the leaves in the image, make sure this layer is below the one with the model.
Go to Filter – Blur – Motion Blur. Se the angle to 53 and the distance to 40.
Create a new adjustment layer “hue/saturation” and reduce the saturation to -45 make sure you use a clipping mask to affect only the leaves.
Create a layer mask to the layer of the leaves and hide some of them also you can reduce the opacity of the whole layer if you need to.
To add leaves to the floor you need to change the perspective of the image. When you place them they are going to look like the image above so press right click and select the option “Perspective”
Pick the right corner of the top, press shift so that the image will not distorted. Push it to the center of the image.
Now pick the corner of the bottom and do the opposite, push it away from the center. Press enter so save the changes.
You can continue with the perspective until you are satisfied. Place the image correctly add a layer mask to the layer and hide the undesired part. Also reduce the opacity of the layer to 60%.
Let’s add some bushes in the bottom of the image to do that, place the image of the bush. Then go to filter – blur – Gaussian blur. Use 5 of radius.
Duplicate the layer (Ctrl + J) to create new bushes. You can change the size using the transform tool (crtl + T) Add all these 3 layers to a group. To do this Select all 3 layer press right click and use the option “group from layers”. Now create a new adjustment layer “hue/Saturation” and reduce the saturation to -70. Apply a clipping mask to the group of layer to affect only the bushes. You also can reduce the lighting to -25.
Repeat the same process with the tree branches add them to the image, and add 5px of Gaussian blur to them.
Place the image of clouds, and add a layer mask to it. Paint in the edge of the image to blended with the rest.
Change the layer mode to soft light and reduce the opacity to 50%
In a new layer paint with a chalk brush with a light gray to create some fog. Use the brush in 20% of opacity
Create a new adjustment layer “curves” and change it to this. This will help to make the model stand out, because the background is going to be darker
Over the layer mask paint with black all the center and just leave the darker places on the sides.
Go to the top of all the layer and add the texture, reduce the saturation of the texture -50. Change layer mode to soft light and reduce the opacity to 50%
The last step is adding a color adjustment that wil make the art have even a more dramatic light. So go to “new fill or adjustment layer” and choose the option Color Lookup then choose Late Sunset
Now go to the Menu – Image – Apply Image
Now just reduce the opacity of the layer to 50% and it’s done.
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