Born of the Dragon – Create this Symbolic Gothic Composite in

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Step 60

As you can see, stock image is too bright. Fix it by adding Adjustment layer with Hue/Saturation. Then, after setting, click on it with RMB, and choose “Create clipping mask”.

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Step 61

I’ll also fix Brightness/Contrast on this layer. Add adjustment layer with Brightness/Contrast. Then, after setting, click on it with RMB, and choose “Create clipping mask”.

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Step 62

Now add new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N, Layer > New > Layer…, or shortcut), click on it with RMB, and choose “Create clipping mask”. Pick huge, soft brush. Draw strokes near doors – where lights goes.

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You should decrease created layer opacity to 5%.

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Step 63

So far, so good :). You’ll duplicate group of layers. By holding ctrl mark “Hanging branches” and all layers above. Then, drag and drop it on New layer symbol.

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Step 64

From duplicated layer, delete light on branches – drag and drop it to trash icon.

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Step 65

Transform duplicated “Hanging branches” as shown.

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Step 66

In your color case set #ff9100 color as primary. Then add adjustment layer with Gradient fill (shortcut or Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Gradient Fill).

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Change blending mode of this layer to Soft light. Decrease opacity to 20%. It will make glow around.

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At the end, add adjustment layer with Color/Balance (shortcut or Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Color/Balance). Set it as is shown. You can freely play with this settings, so you can get other results! :).

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Final Results

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Tutorial by msRiotte

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