Make a copy of the small light's layer: Layer ? Duplicate Layer
(ctrl+j) and blur out the lowest copy, applying next option: Filter ? Blur ? Gaussian Blur
Make a copy of the pencil's layer and change the copy's Blending Mode
on Soft Light
Merge down the layers containing the pencil and the small light: Layer ? Merge Down
(ctrl+e) and make a copy of the new layer (ctrl+j). The lowest copy should be made of white color, applying Image ? Adjustments ? Channel Mixer
Blur out the layer, using the Gaussian Blur
Then we have to create a new layer, situated above the first one and group them both out: Layer ? Create Clipping Mask
(ctrl+g). Paint out the layer, applying the usual instrument ? Gradient Tool
Create a new layer above the pencil's one and group them out too (сtrl+g). Select the Pen Tool
and mark out one of the pencil's edge, choosing the Make Selection
option and paint it in white color with the same Gradient Tool
, but with a different gradient's type.
Move off the markings: Select ? Deselect
(ctrl+d) and change the layers' Blending Mode
on Soft Light
Select now the Brush Tool
and download a set of ready to use brushes of smoke shape from the next address: (http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/29341959/?qo=12&q=by%3Afalln-brushes&qh=sort%3Atime+-in%3Ascraps
). Insert it above the pencil's layer (I've combined two types of brushes, using the Eraser Tool
Pass to another window: Filter ? Liquefy
(shift+ctrl+x) and select the Packer Tool
to narrow out the smoke near the fire.
The new layer grouped with the smoke's one must be painted with two colors gradient (apply the same colors used when creating the effect of pencil's illumination).