How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

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How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Creating a photo manipulation using Photoshop can be a lot of fun. Choosing the right photos is an important step in the process, In this tutorial we will show you how to do this using the layer mask , use of lighting effect, blending, creating a vignette use stroke and more. Let’s get started!

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Step 1: Prepare a model

Open the model stock image (Ctrl+O) then Right-click the background layer, select the layer from background:

How to Create a Mystical women in Photoshop

The dialog box follow the settings as shown:

How to Create a Mystical women in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical women in Photoshop

Step 2

Press (P) to activate Pen tool and then make a selection around the lady.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Press Del to delete the selected part:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 3

Press (V) to active Move tool and then drag the image to bottom canvas. Please see the picture below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 4

Go to Filter>Blur>Surface Blur. see picture below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

The dialog box follow the settings as shown:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 5: Setting tone

Now we will set the tone, go to Image>Adjustments>Hue/Saturation. follow like shown in the screenshot below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Go to Image>Adjustments>Levels. follow like shown in the screenshot below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

And then go to Image>Adjustments>Color Balance. follow like shown in the screenshot below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Next,  go to layer > new adjustment layer > Hue/Saturation. Make sure to give this adjustment layer a clipping mask:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Mask the adjustment layer so that it does not effect the lady layer:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 6

Create a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) with the setting shown in the screenshot. With burn and dodge tool, paint over the lady to define more shadow and highlight.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 7

Open the Dark sky in Photoshop. We will be using sky from this stock image so we will need to transfer it to our main canvas. Click the dark sky and press (V) to activate move tool and drag the image to the main canvas, press Ctrl+T to resize images and change layer name to “cloud”.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 8

Now we will set the tone cloud. Go to Image>Adjustments>Levels. follow like shown in the screenshot below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Next, go to Image>Adjustments>Color Balance. follow like shown in the screenshot below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

The result should be similar to this:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 9

Active the lady layer and then add layer mask from the bottom of layers palette.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Then take soft black brush with big size (about 300 px but it depends on your document size) and erase rough edge of water part:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

The result should be similar to this:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 10

Create a new layer on the bottom lady layer and then fill the layer with black (# 000000). change layer name to “lens flare”.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Go to Filter>Render>Lens Flare:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

When the Lens Flare box opens, input the following:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Set this layer to Screen.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 11

Go to cloud layer then press Ctrl+J to duplicate layer, press (V) to activate Move tool and drag cloud copy image to canvas bottom and then Press Ctrl+T right-click and choose Flip Vertical, then drag cloud copy layer to top.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Set this layer to Soft Light.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Add layer mask to this layer from the bottom of layers palette.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Then take soft black brush with big size and erase rough edge of cloud part:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

The result should be similar to this:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 12: Creating a Light Effect

In this step, we will create a light effect in lady. Create another new layer on which we will create the light. Make sure to set the brush tool at 100% with 0% hardness and size 100 pixel. Then, set the foreground color to white color, Take the pen tool and create path a lady robe. After creating the path, right click on it to show the path command option box. Choose stroke path and use brush as the tool of stroking.

Create a New layer:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Setting Brush:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Create path a lady robe with Pen tool:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Right-click and choose Stroke path:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

The result should be similar to this:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Press (E) to activate Eraser tool and half erase of light part:How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Reduce of opacity this layer to 79%:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 13

Open the Cosmos stock  image (Ctrl+O) then drag with Move tool to main kanvas,  activate the Transform tool (Ctrl+T), then while the “cosmos” layer is selected and then resize it as shown below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Set this layer to Overlay and reduce opacity 74% with fill 86%.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 14

Next, open the Fantasy sky image, then drag with Move tool to main kanvas,  activate the Transform tool (Ctrl+T), then while the “sky” layer is selected and then resize it as shown below:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Set this layer to Soft Light and reduce opacity 74% with fill 76%.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 15

Now go to Layer>New adjustment layer>Photo Filter.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

When the Photo Filter box opens, input the following:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 16

Go to Layer>New Fill Layer>Solid color

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

When the Solid Color box opens, input the following:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Set this layer to Color and reduce opacity 68% with fill 59%.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 17: Creating Vignette

Create a new layer, rename this layer “Vignette” and then press Ctrl+A to selected all kanvas.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Now go to Edit>Stroke.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

When the Stroke box opens, input the following:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Press Ctrl+D to deselect and then go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur, When the Gaussian Blur box opens, input the following:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Reduce Opacity and fill to 80%.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 18

Stamp All Visible Layers (Ctrl + Shift + Alt + E), name the layer ” mystical woman ” press Ctrl+I to invert color.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Set this layer to Color.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Add a layer mask by clicking on the add layer mask icon at the bottom of the layer palette.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Press (G) to activate Gradient tool, choose linear gradient Foreground to transparent and then create a gradation from bottom to top.

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Step 19: Setting tone

Go to Image>Adjustments>Color Balance. Use these settings:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

And then use another adjustment: Hue/Saturation Use these settings:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Final Result

We are done…! here is the final result of this tutorial:

How to Create a Mystical Women in Photoshop

Author – Muhammad godc
I am a writer, blogger and graphic designer from Indonesia. I love writing tutorials Photoshop and loves to share his knowledge with others. www.lordgodc.com my
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