My back porch. I use this for texture on the skull.
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A basic painting of a skull to paste the concrete texture in.
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Bring in the Rods. Add more shadows to the skull. Dodge the highlights.
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Make a selection of the source. Drag and drop into the right eye of the skull. Resize. Even I think this is weird.
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Erase everything that's not needed with the eraser tool by hand instead of other PS methods or third party software. Why? Because I said so. Besides, how were you planning to spend the next 4 hours anyway? ..huh?
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Stretch the wood out. You know what I mean.
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This is a photo of clouds I took with an infrared converted camera. I used a black and white adjustment layer and pulled the reds down to almost zero.
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Finish with Dodge and Burn, Add more shadows. Clean up rough edges. Take a break. Come back and look at it again and say "What the #%$& is this???