The Little Fairy Photo Effect

 
Use on a new layer after that a brush that can be downloaded here: http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/15260491/?qo=32&q=by%3Aspiritsighs-stock&qh=sort%3Atime+-in%3Ascraps to picture a small wing:

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Place this wing on the girl's head (Ctrl+t):

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

Then make use of the next combinations: Edit - Flip Horizontal and Edit - Flip Vertical to represent out of the wings very original ears:

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The wings' edges that touch the girl's hair must be processed with Eraser Tool of a big size and smooth edges to make them unclear on the touch place.

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Use the Pen Tool to create on her head the antennas, choosing in the Brush Tool adjustments a brush Hard Round with 3-6 px.

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Select after that Brush Tool to represent on the antennas' endings a bulge:

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Create out of this layer a mask: Layer - Layer Mask - Reveal all and use the Gradient Tool to make the bottom of the antennas coming out smoothly from her head.

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Select the next command: Layer - Remove Layer Mask - Apply to combine the layers containing the antennas and the "ears". As we may see, their colors should be changed. Do it with Image - Adjustments - Selective Color.

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Make another copy of this layer (ctrl+j) and blur it out, selecting the Gaussian Blur option of 2,5 px. Minimize also the layer's Opacity till 50%.

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Open now in new windows (ctrl+o) the images of a clock, a frame and a marguerite flower.

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Cut them out and insert each of these objects on a new layer. After that we need to correct their sizes and their angles of placement (ctrl+t) (we'll need after that the cut flower, that's why make another copy of the flower and insert it in another window just not to cut it again after that).

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Insert on the frame the picture of a butterfly:

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

Place it by using these options: Edit - Transform - Distort and Edit - Free Transform (ctrl+t).

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

The picture of the clock was of a bad quality. Just make the necessary manipulations by copying this layer with the clock (??trl+j) and blurring out (Gaussian Blur) the copy. Change the layer's type on Multiply.

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Combine the layers with the clock (ctrl+e) and increase the brightness of the layer, selecting Curves (ctrl+m).

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

Make the middle of the flower have an intensive orange color (ctrl+u).

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

Change the color of the frame:

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Introduce the shadows on each of the layers containing these three objects (the frame, the clock and the marguerite). It's necessary to use for this action the next command: Layer - Layer Style - Blending Options- with the following adjustments:

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Merge down these layers and the layer containing the butterfly's picture too (ctrl+e).

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

Correct the color of the new layer, applying Curves (ctrl+m).

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

Add the flares on the girl's eyes, making use of the same Brush Tool of white color:

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

Merge down all the layers: Layer - Merge Visible (shift+ctrl+e). Then select the Crop Tool and Rectangular Tool to insert the illustration in a frame also:

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Insert on a new layer one more flower of marguerite (the copy we made earlier).

The little fairy photo effects in adobe Photoshop cs

Place it in the lowest corner (ctrl+t) and correct its color, using the Curves option (??trl+m) and the same method we applied earlier with the first flower.

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Combine all the layers again (shift+ctrl+t) and give to this new layer a kind of yellow nuance. It's possible to do that by applying Image - Adjustments - Photo Filter.

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Now we should copy the layer (ctrl+j), blur it out with Gaussian Blur of 2,5 px. Change the layer's copy type on Soft Light. Minimize the Opacity till 20%.

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The illustration is finished!

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4 Responses to "The Little Fairy Photo Effect"

 
Sajjad Musavi Rating: ratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfullratingfull Unrated
said this on 02 Feb 2008 2:17:12 PM MDT
Thanks for give me Idea for Adobe Photo Shop (Learn) Thanks Regard

 
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said this on 24 May 2008 3:38:54 AM MDT
Thank you for your excellent tutorial.

 
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said this on 08 Jul 2008 1:17:45 PM MDT
this is a WONDEFUL step by step tutorial

 
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said this on 14 Jul 2008 4:02:06 AM MDT
really good to learn about photoshop thx




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