Create a new image from the menu File > New... (Ctrl + N)
Width: 1920px Height: 1200px, 72 pixels per inch.
2. Fill the image gradient background.
Choose Gradient tool (Press G)
In the upper panel settings click on the imgnail of the gradient.
For our image fits the pattern "Chrome"
We arrange the colors by double clicking the left mouse button on the color slider in the following order (from left to right)
The color code is entered here
Press and hold the left mouse button at the top of the workspace, and then we press the "Shift" key and hold the mouse down the line, after the release the left mouse button to fill.
Create a new layer on which we will settle the "Sun"
Will create a circle of white color, add effects to it. Right click the layer imgnail and select Blending Options...
Settings are as follows:
Blend Mode: Normal
All settings by defaults, only change
Blending mode: Normal
Elements Size: 43px
We get here is the sun
Let's create a layer of reeds.
Choosing a set of brushes
Select brush "close cross hatch"
In setting the brush mode Dual Brush
Color for the brush, I took #5e3e1c
Now changing the size of the brush draw a line rushes, by pressing "[" and "]"
Apply Filter > Blur > Motion Blur...
Take the Brush tool (press B), and set in the settings
Brush Tip Shape
Draw the coastline, with the Pen tool (press P).
Brush color #f8c27a
Right-click on the workspace.
Select Stroke Path...
Select Brush and activate checkbox Simulate Pressure
Obtain the shoreline
With the tools "Dodge Tool" and "Burn Tool" are doing uneven illumination of reeds. I used the settings "Midtones" in the top toolbar.
Let's create a reflection of the sun in the water. Duplicate the existing layer "Sun"
Right click on the layer name and select Duplicate Layer...
Name the layer "Sun copy"
Transform the new layer to a smart object.
Layer > Smart Objects > Convert to Smart Object
Select Layer > Layer style > Blending Options...
Reduce the size of the sun, about one-third, you can even double. And a little squashed vertically. Actions are performed in the "Free Transform" (shortcut Ctrl + T)
5. Create a layer "Fog".
In the color palette set the foreground color of light gray background - white.
Use Filter > Render > Clouds
Peel using the "Eraser" tool upper and lower part.
Leaving only the central strip of fog.
Set the type of blending: Divide
Apply Filter > Blur > Motion Blur... this time on the horizontal
Duplicate the layer with the fog.
Set the type of blending: Pin Light, Transparency - 60%
Create a new layer called "Forest".
Set the type of blending: Brightness.
(Press B) select brush "Rough Wash" set "М Brushes"
Change settings brush
And change settings
The lower part of trees, obliterated the Eraser tool, to give the appearance of fog
Size is arbitrary. Hardness: 0%
Add a layer call it "Village" Opacity: 50%
You can paint them with the figures (Press U) followed by transformation (Ctrl+T) or Pen Tool (Press P). Then all the layers, with the figures for houses merged into one and treated the "Eraser" tool. Remove the lower parts of houses (as well as removed on the "Forest") this gives the effect of enveloping mist.
Brush Color: #bf906c
Distant horizont. Add a new layer. Paint brush on it "sumi2"
Final stage. Strengthening sunlight. Duplicate the layer with the reflection of the sun in the water "Sun Copy".
And again, we use the well-known to us Filter > Blur > Motion Blur...
Layers have to be in the following order
Lapping the shoreline. is produced using tool "Smudge"
Make a blur on the layer "Reed" gently wiping the border, taking away too much sharpness, a previously created line.