8. Layer 3 Styles
Double click on layer 3 to apply the following styles:
Add an Embossing style with the following parameter values:
Style: “External bevel”;
Check the box for the “Smoothing” option;
Backlight mode: “Linear light”;
Shadow Mode: Color: # a47a54, Opacity: 15%:
Add a Contour style with the following parameter values: Continue reading
14. Add more sand and shadow.
Duplicate the original sand layer, place it on top of all layers with “beach” elements, add a layer mask and fill it with black.
Take the Eraser Tool. Set the foreground color to black and in the Brush mode with the eraser add some sand around and under the chair:
Create a new layer on top of the copy of the bush. Change the blending mode to “Linear Dimmer”, “Opacity” -25%.
Take the Brush Tool, set the foreground color to # c7b199 and, using a round soft brush, darken the bottom of the lowest letter: Continue reading