A Work in Progress: desolated

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fiat 500

Original image

step 1 of 4

import selected landscape

Creation of desolated: Step 1
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step 2 of 4

import source image, crop it out using pen tool, and grayscale it to match the already black and white landscape. also scale it down to fit the surroundings

Creation of desolated: Step 2

step 3 of 4

Added some grunge to the car to make it more desolated-ish. And also added shadow from where i want the light, and some grass brushes (built in with photoshop) to make the car blend in better

Creation of desolated: Step 3

step 4 of 4

added a huge soft brush, and set the blend mode to screen, to create a realistic, still surrealistic feeling, which blends the landscape and car great together.
Also added a gradient map on top of everything for the final touch

Creation of desolated: Step 4

Final result

Creation of desolated: Final Result

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