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    Main » 2012 » May » 20 » On My Road - Surreal Photo Manipulation

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    On My Road - Surreal Photo Manipulation

    In this tutorial I will show you how to create a surreal photo manipulation called "On My Road". We'll go through manipulating techniques, using brush, masking, blending, working with lighting.. and more.

    (Update 2014 for the link of starry sky, you can use my stock instead).
    1. Create a new document and fill it with white ( or any colors you like).  Open road stock. Cut out the road and field and move into our document, resize and place it as shown below:
    I add some adjustment layers to change road color. Go to Layer-New Adjustment Layer-Curves:
    Layer-New Adjustment Layer-Hue/Saturation:
    2. Create a new layer and hit G to active Gradient Tool. Choose Linear Gradient with color #024c9e and #b2d7f7. Drag a line from top to bottom to get result like this:
    Add layer mask for this layer and use soft black brush with big size to clear the part covering the road:

    3. Open sky stock. Copy this part, place it into our canvas and resize to fit:
    Add layer mask and remove rough edges of this sky part:
    To change color of this sky to be fit the rest, I use and adjustment layer with Clipping Mask. Go to Layer-New Adjustment Layer-Curves:
    4. Create a new layer on the top. Set foreground to white and use cloud brushes to paint on horizon. You can choose any brush you like and here is my result:
    I want to darken sky and cloud part so I make a new layer, use soft brush with color #658ab2 painting over it. Set the mode to Multiply 40%:
    5. Extract the man and position him on the road, resize him to be much smaller:
    Make a new layer under man one. Hold the Cmd/Ctrl and click man layer to load him selection.
    Fill this selection with black and then go to Edit-Transform-Flip Vertical. Move this shadow and transform it ( use Cmd/Ctrl+T) to get the look below:
    Lower opacity to 50%, apply Gassian Blur with 2 px ( Filter-Blur-Gassian Blur) and use layer mask to blur the top of shadow ( brush with opacity about 50%):
    6. I use a Curves layer with Clipping Mask to reduce brightness and change a bit of man color:
    Make a new layer (Clipping Mask) and use brush with color #b6c3c2. Paint over model back, head, shoulders and arms to reduce brightness there. Set the mode to Multiply 80%. 
    We'll add some light for man by Layer Style. Right click man layer, choose Blending Options:
    7. Drag starry sky stock into our main document and place it onto sky part:
    Change the mode to Screen 100% and use layer mask to remove stars on cloud part:
    8. Create some new layers and use space brushes, number 597 to paint some falling stars from the upper left of sky:
    9. Open planet stock pack. Choose the one you like and move into our picture. I transform and place it on the top center of sky and call it "planet 1":
    Change the mode to Screen 100% and use layer mask to erase outside part of this planet:
    Take some other planets and place them on two sides of sky and put the mode as Screen 100%:
    For the planets in the center and right side I add a Color Balance layer ( Clipping Mask): 
    For the planet on the left side I use a Hue/Saturation layer ( Clipping Mask):
    10. Create a new layer on the top and choose Radial Gradient with default color ( black and white):
    Change the mode to Soft Light 70% and use layer mask and soft black brush to remove the top part of sky:
    11. Make some adjustment layers on the top.
    Layer-New Adjustment Layer-Gradient Map:  
    Change the mode of this Gradient Map layer to Soft Light 100%.
    Color Balance
    Photo Filter   
    Layer-New Fill Layer-Solid Color:
    Change the mode of this fill layer to Color 10%. 
    This is result we have:
    12. Make a new layer and use soft brush with color #776e5d painting over road and field. Change the mode to Multiply 100%:
    New layer and I use soft white brush to paint on the top of the road which meets horizon. Put the mode as Soft Light 100%. Erase the part on the man with layer mask:
    New layer again, take soft brush with color #949696. Paint on two sides of sky to darken them. Set the mode as Multiply mode 100%:
    13. Create a new layer and use Gradient Tool to make light focus better:
    Change the mode to Soft Light 100% and add layer mask to remove or reduce contrast as shown below:
    I add a Levels layer to increase contrast a bit:
    Use brush on the mask of Levels layer to remove dark contrast on the road, field, two sides of sky and the bottom of the planet in the center:
    Final Result:


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    ABOUT ME: I'm Jenny and i live in Hanoi, Vietnam. If you like what i write or want to keep in touch with me, you can subscribe to My blog, email me or like My Facebook page to keep updates of my latest works.

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    1 Angela   (2012-05-20 11:45 PM)
    I love your creativity and follow you on Fcebook too. Your work is inspirational. smile Thank you for sharing it with us.

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    2 Admin   (2012-05-20 11:53 PM)
    Thanks very much Angela smile . I've always been happy to share what i know with the others as i've felt i've given back from people like you! Thanks for keeping me inspired smile wink .

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    3 Richard Klein   (2012-05-21 1:41 AM)
    Thank you for this wonderful tutorial. I know it takes hours to do this and I really appreciate the time you took to share your work. Your work is very, very creative and you have given me many ideas. Best wishes in the future!

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    5 Admin   (2012-05-21 10:11 PM)
    Thank you Richard smile . It's my pleasure to know you like my word. I'll try to keep my blog updated more often and i hope you will stick around wink .

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    4 Wid   (2012-05-21 4:37 AM)
    Great.....I like this kind of photomanipulation,.....this imaging is really classy..!

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    6 Admin   (2012-05-21 10:11 PM)
    biggrin thank you Dek tongue . Nice to see you on my blog biggrin

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    7 slimfrk   (2012-06-03 1:07 PM)
    awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwweeesome girl ! <3 <3 <3 smile

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    10 Admin   (2012-06-10 2:44 PM)
    hehe thanks tongue biggrin wink

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    8 Rose   (2012-06-07 3:53 AM)
    Hi, the font you use for write this turorial is hard to read (why cursive?) remember simple fonts are better when you want people read what you wrote. cool

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    11 Admin   (2012-06-10 2:45 PM)
    thanks but i like that font and i find it easy to read. And no one ever complained about it biggrin

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    9 GutttHopleste   (2012-06-09 6:13 PM)
    Keeping a fresh blog is hard and really tiresome. You have pulled it off well though.

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    12 Admin   (2012-06-10 2:48 PM)
    It's been harder to keep my blog updated and i can't squeeze my time often. However i've tried my best to do it. Thanks for your time here wink .

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    13 Nabeel   (2012-06-24 5:50 PM)
    I like u'r creativity Jenny cool but i lost mine cry
    and i also don't know where to find these creative ideas in my mind,.,its so BLANK sad
    i'm dying to having these ideas but................

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    14 Admin   (2012-07-05 10:08 PM)
    dont worry Nabeel, there are a lot of inspiration around us. Just you're willing to find them. Or you can take a short break for your mind and come back with fulfilled one biggrin wink

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    15 Najieha   (2012-07-31 8:01 PM)
    Can i ask ? What cs you are using ? Cs4 or cs5 ?

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    17 Admin   (2012-09-27 10:33 PM)
    i was using CS2 but now CS5 smile

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    16 Shogun   (2012-09-24 4:34 AM)
    cool u rock gal,just started learning photoshop,and i have being in search of expert advice...could u share nice to hear from you...cheers

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    18 Admin   (2012-09-27 10:34 PM)
    thanks, i'll try to write more tutorials next time wink

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    19 Bye   (2013-05-04 4:17 AM)
    this is hard >.<

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    20 guest   (2013-07-09 1:15 AM)
    Love it, except, you wouldn't be able to see the stars behind the planets... It kind of bugs me that the planets are transparent... smile

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    21 Admin   (2013-07-10 9:10 PM)
    yes you're right  biggrin , i should have removed the star there wink

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    22 Yusuf   (2013-10-22 1:37 PM)
    I'm like your manual tutorial

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    23 Vanessa28   (2013-12-03 1:54 AM)
    Hello wonderful Jenny who has become my fav graphics designer! Awesome work as usual and you are amazing happy I learn so much from you! I got one question. Can you do a tutorial about a realistic explosion or Vulcano eruption? If you got time and if you want to do that of course wink
    Oh did I tell you that you're awesome? biggrin

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    24 Admin   (2013-12-05 5:19 PM)
    haha thank you  for your compliment and suggestion. Sure i like your suggestion a lot and will do it when i have time smile wink . I'll let you know when i do it  wink

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    25 shinu   (2014-01-02 1:28 PM)

    Link with http is not allowed due to spams. Thanks for your understanding.

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