My goal for the 4th week of One Four Challenge March was to create light from nothing.
Here are my steps:
- I used some special brushes to create a background with palm trees. If you would like to work with some interesting brushes you can download some from here.
- I copy-pasted the girl on a new layer
- I selected the area where I wanted to create the light. When I had my selected area I created a Curves-layer and dragged the curve to the upper left side of the diagram to lighten up the selected area. So I got a bright area there. (I created the light source also with a special brush and then I selected it with the whole “light-area”.)
- I added a quite strong gaussian blur to the light-layer and with this I got a more realistic light.
Feedback, tips and comments are welcome and please vote.