A Work in Progress: Recycle

This guide was made for entry:
In Contest:
old lighter

Original image

step 1 of 3

The tree - after masking it I made flames following a tutorial by Neville D'Souza published in The Artist's Guide to Photoshop (2011 issue)

Creation of Recycle: Step 1

step 2 of 3

I flipped the lighter but being aware of the text on it. I used healing there. I changed its color tone a bit. For the lightning I used a brush by adaae stock on deviantart. http://adaae-stock.deviantart.com/art/Lightning-brushes-31707592

Creation of Recycle: Step 2

step 3 of 3

I masked the spoonbill from the spoonbill contest source image and added some color to make it a phoenix. Beside that I liquified its bill.

Creation of Recycle: Step 3

Final result

Creation of Recycle: Final Result

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