Angel with fiery wings in Photoshop

In this tutorial, you will learn how to combine different fire and light special effects to create a beautiful angel with fire wings.

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Create a new document and open the Sky textures and select the image “sky7_2259”. Go to menu Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur (Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur) and set Radius (Radius) 2px.

Now open the Vintage texture and set the blending mode SoftLight (Soft light) with Opacity (Opacity) 48%.

Open the Cosmos texture and set the blending mode Overlay (Overlap with Opacity (Opacity) 80%. Add a mask and remove the center of the image with a brush. Also add an adjustment layer. Hue / Saturation (Hue / Saturation) and set Hue (Color tone) 15, Saturation (Saturation) -15.

Now open texture dark snow and add a mask. Now use the brush on the mask to remove the top of the image. Set the blending mode Exclusion (Exception) with Opacity (Opacity) 30%.

Open the sky image and install Opacity (Opacity) 30%

Next, open the Fire Sparks texture and cut the sparks, as shown in the figure below. Blend Mode Set Screen (Screen) using Eraser (Eraser) erase the edges.

Open the Girl image and place it as shown below. The best way to precisely cut – use the tool PenTool (Pen). Now using a red brush, paint the lips on a new layer and set the blending mode SoftLight (Soft light) with Opacity (Opacity) 80%. Now right click on the layer and select Create Clipping Mask (Create clipping mask).

Create a new layer, right-click on it and select from the list Create Clipping Mask (Create clipping mask). Now take the tool Mixer brush (Mix brush) and set the parameters as shown in the figure below. Working Mixer brush (Mix brush) be careful, do not make long movements; This tool is used to clean the face. Use Mixer brush (Mix brush) when retouching skin, to remove wrinkles or other details.

Repeat the previous step, create Create Clipping Mask (Create clipping mask). Then go to menu Edit> Fill (Edit> Fill) and specify 50% gray. Blend Mode Set Overlay (Overlap) with Opacity (Opacity) 17%. Now use Burn tool (Dimmer) to darken the surface and Dodge (Clarifier) ​​for clarification.

Create a new layer with a clipping mask and a brush with color # d89a06 walk on the skin of a girl.

Now open stock Hair Image and use Brown Hair. Also open this hair image. Use these images to add hair as shown below. You will have to make a lot of duplicates so that they look realistic. Place also the hair in front and behind the layer with the girl.

Go to menu Image> Adjustments> Match Color (Image> Correction> Match color) and choose hair color as shown below

Now open the Wings image and repeat the same procedure as in the previous step by going to Match color (Pick color)

Next, add Fire to the wings. Blend Mode Set Screen (Screen).

Now add Smoke in front of and behind the girl layer. Blend Mode Set Screen (Screen).

Open the burnt paper image and cut with Pen tool (Pen). Now add fire just as you added on wings with overlay mode. Screen (Screen). Make several copies and arrange as shown below.

If you want to use the effect of burnt paper. You can use the author’s burned paper (for a fee), the settings of which can be completely changed.

Now open the Fiery Sparks of the Sphere and cut the line. Blend Mode Set Screen (Screen). Make several copies and merge them into one layer. Remove some areas around your fingers with Eraser (Eraser). See picture below.

You can also try copyright Sparklers (paid) and use them to create a firework effect.

Now copy the Fire Sparks and position them over the whole image and set the blending mode Screen (Screen).

Open “Particles002” and “Particles023” from Particle. For 002, set the blending mode Screen (Screen), and for 003 leave Normal (Normal).

Open the Glitter texture and set the blending mode Screen (Screen) with Opacity (Opacity) 15%.

Now open the Rain texture and go to the menu Image> Adjustments> Hue / Saturation (Image> Correction> Hue / Saturation) and set Hue (Color tone) -180, Saturation (Saturation) 16. Blend Mode SoftLight (Soft light) with Opacity (Opacity) 30%.

Go to menu Image > Adjustments (Image> Correction) and make the following settings:
Photo filter (Photo Filter): select Warming Filter (LBA) (Warm filter (LBA)) c Density (Density) 46%
Curves (Curves): Set Opacity (Opacity) 80%
Color lookup (Color search): install Drop Blues with Opacity (Opacity) 60%
Brightness / Contrast (Brightness / Contrast): settings -1/21 s Opacity (Opacity) 40%
Curves (Curves): darken slightly

Press CTRL + SHIFT + ALT + E to create a merged new layer from all visible layers and go to the menu Filter> Other> High Pass (Filter> Other> Color Shift) install Radius (Radius) 2px. Set the blending mode Overlay (Overlap) with Opacity (Opacity) 30%.

And here is the final result. Hope you enjoyed it!
Final image

Author: Milos Karanovic

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