Parte Interna Image Design Log


The Layers Palette

1.

Open the Orcia Landscape photo.

2.

Double-click the 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 Darken.

7.

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

8.

Select the Crop tool and Shift-drag 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 the Layers palette to duplicate the 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.

Choose Image, Canvas Size. In the dialog box that appears, set the Width value to 3210, and set the anchor box to the upper-left corner. Click OK to enlarge the canvas.

15.

Open the Galgano Bench photo.

16.

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.

17.

Choose Select, All to copy the cropped Galgano Bench photo.

18.

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

19.

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

20.

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

21.

Select Hard Light from the Blending Mode pull-down menu in the Layers palette.

22.

Open the Pink Trees photo.

23.

Choose Filter, Sharpen, Unsharp Mask. Set the Amount slider to 60%, the Radius slider to 0.7 pixels, and leave the Threshold slider at 0. Click OK to sharpen.

24.

Choose Image, Adjustments, Hue/Saturation. In the dialog box, move the middle Saturation slider to -52.

25.

Select the Rectangular Marquee tool and Shift-drag a square selection, focusing on the pink wall, allowing the trees to bleed off the right edge.

26.

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

27.

In the Layers palette, drag the pasted image beneath the Galgano Bench layer, double-click the new layer to highlight it, and name it Pink Trees.

28.

Select Linear Light from the Layers palette Blending Mode menu.

29.

Click the Create a New Layer icon in the Layers palette, double-click the layer title to select it, and name the new layer Solid Black.

31.

Set foreground color to black, select the Paintbucket from the toolbox, and click to fill the new layer with black.

31.

Set the blending mode for this new layer to Color.

32.

Open the Sant Olivetto Woods photo.

33.

Choose Select, All.

34.

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

35.

Select the Move tool and drag the pasted layer to the upper-left corner of the composition.

36.

In the Layers palette, drag the Tree Bark 2 layer below the Solid Black layer in the layer stack, just above Pink Trees. Double-click the layer name and name the layer Tree Bark 2.

37.

Set the layer's blending mode to Soft Light and set its Opacity value to 62%.

38.

Open the Drips 2 scanned image file.

39.

Choose Select, All. Then choose Edit, Copy, activate the image composite, and choose Edit, Paste. Name the new layer Drips2.

40.

Select the Move tool and drag the pasted layer to the center of the composition.

41.

Select Linear Light from the Blending Mode pull-down menu in the Layers palette.

42.

Choose Image, Adjust, Curves.

43.

Set the curve points to Input: 255, Output: 0; Input: 66, Output: 101; and Input: 0, Output: 255.

44.

Click the Add Layer Mask icon in the Layers palette to add a mask.

45.

Set the foreground color to an RGB value of R128, G128, B128 (50% gray), select the Paintbucket tool, and click in the image to mask the entire image by 50%.

46.

Select the Brush tool, set the foreground color to white, and lower the Opacity slider to 10% in the Options bar. Lighten the mask around the left side of the central drip shape.




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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