Create a Realistic Landscape in Photoshop

Today we are going to create a wonderful landscape tutorial in Photoshop. In this tutorial you can learn that how to manipulate pictures together. Its really very easy and enjoy able tutorial. This is an intermediate tutorial so some steps can be tricky, but why not have a try. I hope you will like this tutorial and never forget to share your comments with us.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Estimated Completion Time: 30 Mins

Wonderful Landscape Tutorial in Photoshop – Final Preview

Final Preview

Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources

Photoshop Tools

  • Pen Tool
  • Eraser Tool
  • Polygonal Lasso Tool

External Resources

Lets start to create a wonderful landscape tutorial in Photoshop.

Step 1

Create new document (Ctrl+N) 1000×1000 of size.

Create New Document

Step 2

First of all I am going to add cloud picture to make a background. Download it and insert in Photoshop, adjust it as like in preview.

Add Cloud Picture

Step 3

When we add the first picture and set it as a background picture, now I am going to add river picture.

Add River Picture

Step 4

After adding the picture resterize it and erase the sky part of this picture with Eraser Tool (E), Pen Tool (P) or Polygonal Lasso Tool (L). After erasing picture we get nice result.

Get Nice Result

Step 5

Now select cloud picture layer and select the clouds area with the help of Polygonal Lasso Tool (L) or Rectangle Marquee Tool (M) as like in preview.

Make a Selection

Press (Ctrl+J) to make a copy of clouds area and set it on the river picture layer.

Set Downside

Now minimize the opacity of this layer 20% then it look like reflection of the clouds in river.

Minimize the Opacity

Step 6

Now we are going to add beautiful building picture to make this picture more attractive.

Add Building Picture

Select Eraser Tool (E) or Polygonal Lasso Tool (L) and erase the sides of building and set left side as like in picture below.

Building Set

Step 7

Duplicate building layer go to Edit > Transform and transform it vertical set in river as like in preview.

Duplicate Building Layer

Minimize the opacity of this duplicate layer 31% then it look like reflection of building layer.

Minimize the Opacity

Step 8

In this step add Small Building Picture to make more effective our design.

Add Small Picture

Now erase the sides of this small building picture with Eraser Tool.

Erase Sides

Step 9

Our picture is complete but a little bit thing missing, to make our picture perfect add a Boat Picture in water area.

Add Boat Picture

Erase all the background of boat picture with Eraser Tool and set it as like in picture below.

Erase all Sides

Step 10

In this last step just duplicate the boat layer, with transform tool (Ctrl+T) make it vertical, minimize the opacity 26% adjust it as like in final preview.

Final Preview

Final Preview

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