A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity. In this Photoshop tutorial, we will learn how to create a Night landscape scene. First, we’ll open a background photo and replace the sky. Next, we’ll add some adjustment layers and place birds, moon, and clouds. Finally, we’ll use the Camera Raw filter for the finishing touch.

Preview of Final Image

A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Tutorial Resources

Step 1

Now, let’s start by creating a new image file, go to the Menu bar and click File > New, and then input the following values on their respective fields

  • Preset: Custom
  • Width: 6749px
  • Height: 5203px
  • Resolution: 300px
  • Color Mode: RGB Color 8 bit
  • Background Contents: Transparent
A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 2

Now, place Background photo Go to File > Place and select City. Then place it to our work canvas. Then position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and rasterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to rasterize all sides together.

1612337921 534 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
1612337922 305 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 3

Next, place another photo Go to Filte > Place and select Stars. Then place it to our work canvas, position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and rasterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to rasterize all sides together. Blend mode change to Screen with Opacity 60%.

1612337923 675 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
1612337923 708 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Now create a layer mask then Use Gradient Tool(G) with foreground color black/white and drag from the bottom of the image to the top as in the example you see.

1612337924 956 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
1612337924 739 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 4

Add Adjustment Layer “Hue/Saturation”

1612337924 760 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 5

Now, place another photo Go to Filte > Place and select Milky Way. Then place it to our work canvas, position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and rasterize like the image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to rasterize all sides together. Blend mode change to Screen.

1612337928 942 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Next create a layer mask then Use Gradient Tool(G) with foreground color black/white and drag from the bottom of the image to the top as in the example you see.

1612337929 207 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
1612337932 426 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
1612337934 882 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 6

Add Adjustment Layer “Levels”

1612337936 912 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 7

Open Gate and hold Ctrl/Cmd and click on layer and after the selection area has been created, simply copy (Ctrl / Cmd + C) and Paste (Ctrl / Cmd + V)  it to our work canvas. Then position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and resterize like image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to resterize al sides together.

1612337939 67 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
1612337941 736 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 8

Next, add some Adjustment layers for gate layer. Click on Adjustment Layer and add Color Balance.

1612337944 455 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 9

Add Adjustment Layer “Levels”

1612337945 523 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 10

Add Adjustment Layer “Hue/Saturation”

1612337947 114 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 11

Add Adjustment Layer “Hue/Saturation” Opacity set to 60%.

1612337948 45 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 12

Add Adjustment Layer “Levels”

1612337949 840 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 13

Add Adjustment Layer “Brightness/Contrast” and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert and use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint the Highlights parts on water.

1612337952 367 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
1612337954 344 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 14

Add Adjustment Layer “Curves” and press Ctrl/Cmd + I to invert and use Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white and paint the Highlights parts on gate.

1612337954 366 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial
1612337956 44 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 15

Add Adjustment Layer “Levels”

1612337957 935 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 16

Create a new layer and change Blend mode to Soft Light with Opacity 90% then use a Brush Tool(B) Soft Round with foreground color white. Then paint to right corner.

1612337959 722 A Gate of New Hope Photoshop Tutorial

Step 17

Next we will open Bird 1 After you open the image, use Quick Selection Tool(W) and start selecting the Bird. After the selection area has been created, simply copy (Ctrl / Cmd + C) and Paste (Ctrl / Cmd + V)  it to our work canvas. Then position the image with the transform tool (Ctrl / Cmd + T). Hold Alt + Shift and resterize like image below. In Photoshop CC only hold Alt to resterize al sides together. Make a selection with the Quick Selection tool Select the Quick Selection tool in the Tools panel. Add a checkmark to the Auto-Enhance option in the Options bar. Click and drag over an area you want to select. The tool automatically selects similar tones and stops when it finds image edges. Add to the selection To add to the initial selection, just click and drag over another area. The Quick Selection tool automatically changes to the Add to selection option. Subtract from the selection To subtract from the initial selection, press the Option key (MacOS) or Alt key (Windows) as you select an area you want to remove from the selection. When you release the Option or Alt key, the Quick Selection tool switches back to its Add to selection option.

Load More Related Articles
Load More By Willard Martin
Load More In Photoshop - Tips and Tricks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *