Punto Image Design Log


The Layers Palette

1.

Open the Orcio Landscape file.

2.

Double-click background layer and rename it Landscape.

3.

Drag the Landscape layer to the New Layer icon in the Layers palette to duplicate the landscape layer.

4.

Choose Filter, Other, High Pass to launch the High Pass dialog box.

5.

Set the Radius slider to 3.6 pixels and click OK to apply the effect.

6.

Set the blending mode for the Landscape Copy layer to Overlay.

7.

Select Merge Down from the Layers palette menu to merge the two layers.

8.

Select the Crop tool and Shift-drag the tool to draw a square cropping area in the lower-center of the image. Double-click within the crop selection to apply the crop.

9.

Drag the Landscape layer to the New Layer icon in Layers palette to duplicate landscape layer.

10.

Double-click the Landscape Copy layer title and give the new layer the name Flipped Landscape.

11.

Choose Image, Transform, Flip Vertical to flip the layer.

12.

Select the Move tool, press the Shift key to constrain horizontal movement, and drag the Flipped Landscape layer 130 pixels higher in the composition.

13.

Select the Darken blending mode from the Layers palette for the Flipped Landscape layer to complete the foliage texture layers.

14.

With the Flipped Landscape layer still active, click the New layer icon in the Layers palette. In the dialog box that appears, name the new, empty layer Black.

15.

Select the Paintbucket from the toolbox, set Black as the foreground color, and click in the image to fill the new, empty layer with black.

16.

Select Color from the Blending Mode pull-down menu in the Layers palette to desaturate the image.

17.

Select Image, Canvas Size. In the dialog box that appears, set the Width value to 3,210, and set the Anchor box to the upper-left corner. Click OK to enlarge the canvas.

18.

Open the Galgano Bench file.

19.

Select the Crop tool and Shift-drag to draw a square cropping area around the center of the image. Double-click within the crop selection to apply the crop.

20.

Choose Select, All.

21.

Choose Edit Copy, activate the image composite and choose Edit Paste.

22.

Select the Move tool from the Toolbox and drag the new layer to the blank canvas area on the right.

23.

Double-click the layer name in the Layers palette and rename it Galgano Bench.

24.

Select Hard Light from the Blending Mode pull-down menu in the Layers palette for the Galgano Bench layer to complete the image.




The Art of Photoshop for Digital Photographers
The Art of Photoshop for Digital Photographers
ISBN: 0672327139
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 141

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