In this tutorial we'll learn to improve the quality of the picture, create the effect of scales on the human skin, create the model's make-up, change the color of her hair and we'll see also how to change the colors and work with the layers and layers' masks.
Open in a new window a girl's picture: File ? Open
We will use image from http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/26504579/
Move off immediately the crimson color out of her hair, applying Image ? Adjustments ? Selective Color
Open in a new window the picture of fishes (ctrl+o), selecting one where the scales may be seen very well.
Select the Polygonal Lasso Tool
to mark out the necessary part of the picture and make a copy of it: Edit ? Copy
(ctrl+c). Get back to the previous window and insert it on a new layer: Edit ? Paste
(ctrl+v). Enlarge its size on maximum and turn it around horizontally, using the next option: Edit ? Free Transform