A Work in Progress: 地球王冠

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Original image

step 1 of 8

Used source 2 and gave it a radial blur then cut out a whole in the middle. Added a shadow to this surface to make it look spherical.

Creation of 地球王冠: Step 1

step 2 of 8

Took the source image, pentooled the arch out and placed it 8 times after each other, then made it circular with the polar coordinate tool

Creation of 地球王冠: Step 2

step 3 of 8

Added a drop shadow and adjusted that with the warp tool.

Creation of 地球王冠: Step 3

step 4 of 8

Took source 2 again and made a circle around the arches.

Creation of 地球王冠: Step 4

step 5 of 8

The brick wall is from the source image again.

Creation of 地球王冠: Step 5

step 6 of 8

Added the bird.

Creation of 地球王冠: Step 6

step 7 of 8

Added the water drops:
- make a circle on an empty layer
- add a white - black gradient
- add a drop shadow and a inner shadow
- add a highlight on the drop
- select these areas and make a layer-via-copy to a new layer
- on this new layer use the pinch tool to make a refraction effect

Creation of 地球王冠: Step 7

step 8 of 8

Added the sky to give more attention to the weird perspective views.

- you look up to the sky
- you look down on the arches which form a kind of crown
- you look at the bird en profile

Creation of 地球王冠: Step 8

Final result

Creation of 地球王冠: Final Result

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