A Work in Progress: The Sentinal

This guide was made for entry:
The Sentinal
In Contest:
old boat

Original image

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Sunset sky w dock source photo

Creation of The Sentinal: Step 1

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Seagull source photo by mterraza

Creation of The Sentinal: Step 2

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Ocean colors were changed w Adjust/color and balance/brightness/contrast tools. Boat was masked with eraser tool.

Creation of The Sentinal: Step 3

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Sky and ocean are color changed using Adjust/color and balance, brightness and contrast tools. Boat is masked and added to ocean, using eraser and airbrush to blend into the water.

Creation of The Sentinal: Step 4

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Before adding the seagull (which I gave a slightly yellow/orange relection of the sunset), I chopped the right side of the boat from a separate background copy, then horizontally flipped it (Transform too), then worked on shadows beneath the boat using burn tool as well as clone stamp.

Creation of The Sentinal: Step 5

Final result

Creation of The Sentinal: Final Result

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