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In this tutorial we are going to create a Fantasy Bottle World Photo Manipulation in Photoshop CS5. You will learn how to create a beautiful collage of images to design a World in a Bottle photo montage.
Program: Photoshop CS5
Estimated Completion Time: 30 Minutes
The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial.
Now that we have everything we need, so let’s start!
Step 1 - Open your Photoshop and create a new file with 700px width and 1000px Height.
Step 2 - Now open the sky image mentioned above and paste it on our file.
Step 3 - Create a new layer, for this click on Layer> New> Layer. Now select the Rectangular Marquee Tool and create a rectangle in the middle. Then click on the Paint Bucket Tool and fill the rectangle with color # ffffff.
Step 4 - Now click on Filter> blue> Gaussian Blur.
Step 5 - Create a new layer and select soft round brush. Now simply use it to create a simple rainbow. You can use the colors of your choice. Once that is done change the blending mode of the layer to “Vivid Light”.
Step 6 - Now open the bottle image and paste it in the middle.
Step 7 - Now open the waterfall image and paste it over the bottle.
Step 8 - Now select the Eraser Tool and remove the edges of the image. So it can fit our bottle.
Step 9 - Now create a new layer and color the empty area under the waterfall with # 63bdf1. Now add the fish.
Step 10 - Open the Rock image and paste it on our bottle.
Step 11 - Select the Eraser Tool and Remove the edges of the rock image.
Step 12 - Open the city image and paste it on out bottle.
Step 13 - Once again select the eraser Tool and remove the edges of the image so it can fit our bottle.
Step 14 - Now open the Road image. And use the eraser tool to create the desired shape.
Step 15 - open the traffic light image and paste it above the road on the left side of the bottle.
Step 16 - Now duplicate the traffic light layer, right click on it and select Duplicate layer. This time place it on the right side of the road.
Step 17 - Open the car image, select is and scale it down.
Step 18 - Now duplicate the car layer and then click on Image> Adjustments> Hue/Saturation to change the color.
Step 19 - Repeat the same process and add another car.
Step 20 - Now select the Ellipse Tool and create a round. Fill it with # 63bdf1. Then change the blending mode to Overlay.
Step 21 - Click on Layer> Layer style> Pattern Overlay and add a bit of water pattern on it. Then click on Outer glow.
Step 22 - Now add the gold fishes.
Step 23 - Now simply duplicate the layer then scale them using Command/Ctrl + T and place them randomly around our bottle.
Step 24 - Create a new layer and place it under the bottle layer. Then select the soft round brush and use it on the top with color # 000b11.
Step 25 - Now select the galaxy and cloud brushes mentioned above and use them randomly on the dark area. Use colors # ffffff and # 002234 for this.
Step 26 - Now select thee eraser tool and remove the clouds from the bottle opening. And we are done.
Our “A Dream in a Bottle" photo manipulation is done, hope you guys enjoyed the tutorial and learn something new.