Manip Academy #13: Grounding in waterHello there!
With our earth consisting out of 71% of water I personally like to think that it is very natural to want to place your subject in a lake or river. This can be hard, however, compared to working with lush meadows or deserts since water has its own logic. BUT if you do it right it can definitely give your manipulation a boost!
In our case (because most times we already have the body of water from stock photo’s) the only thing we really need to do is merge our subjects into the environment. In this tutorial I am going try to provide you with hopefully some help on how to get your water grounding to look right!
A basic tip to start off with: Look at references if you are uncertain how something is supposed to look.
Reflections are created when light hits a reflective surface like water. When on a bright day the light shines on the water, you get a bright reflection. When on a misty day the light catches the water, it will b
Manip Academy #12: Creating a night sky scene
10 by adoreluna
And my final image is here! I have added just a few more details. Added a new layer, and painted over the clouds and house a little. It's done in less than one hour so it's not the best looking night scence haha! But yours will be fabulous!
Background Night by adoreluna
Stars by jocarra