A Work in Progress: He Promised .......

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He Promised .......
In Contest:
heart shaped

step 1 of 7

I isolated the heart using pen tool, made it a selection and layer via cut

Creation of He Promised .......: Step 1

step 2 of 7

Used clone tool to remove needle and thread, then used Hue& Saturation-colorized to make it a deep red

Creation of He Promised .......: Step 2

step 3 of 7

1.I rotated until sat on its flatter side
2. cut the handle from the briefcase picture and placed it on top of the heart
3. added a little shading with low opacity black brush where the handle joins

Creation of He Promised .......: Step 3

step 4 of 7

Added it into the main image and added basic shadowing, I softened and added a little blur to the edges.

Creation of He Promised .......: Step 4

step 5 of 7

1. I cut the portion of the train pic to the windows size
2. reduced opacity to 75%
3. using a large soft eraser brush I swept away some of the top left image to give the effect of light glare

Creation of He Promised .......: Step 5

step 6 of 7

1. added reflection source to the window size set at 20% opacity.
2. merged both the train layer and the reflection layer into one
3. increased to contrast to the layer and added slight bevel effect to give edge lighting

Creation of He Promised .......: Step 6

step 7 of 7

Finally I selected a small piece of the girls hair, copied to a new layer, reduced opacity to 10% and nudged left to give very slight reflection

Creation of He Promised .......: Step 7

Final result

Creation of He Promised .......: Final Result

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