Animate the monitor in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I will show you how to create an interesting photo manipulation with animating a monitor.

That’s what we get.

Materials for the lesson

Before you begin, you need to download materials for the lesson and open a new document 4400 x 3500 px, resolution 72 dpi with a white background. Next, open the monitor image in Photoshop and move it to work. Arrange it as shown below.

Then select the tool Pen tool (P) (Pen) in Shape mode (Shape) and create the following shape.

Change the shape color to # f8f2e1

Create a new layer (Ctrl + Shift + N), select the tool Brush tool (B) (Brush), stiffness 0% color is white and draw a spot imitating light.

Further light gray draw a shadow.

Change the brush color to # 868582 and darken the bent corner.

Select Pen tool (P) (Pen) mode Shape (Figure) color # 817f7e and create the next shape.

Result at this stage.

Create shadows under the sheet in the same way as you did above.

Next, merge the layer with the shape and shadows that you created above the shape layer into one layer (Ctrl + E). Create a new layer and put it in clipping mask mode.

Again, take a soft brush color # 95cee7 and paint the top of the figure.

Set in Photoshop brush clouds, the data in the archive to the lesson and draw clouds. For more realistic use of color. # d2e9e4 and # d8ebec.

Open the following images and transfer to work. Rotate them slightly as shown in the image below.

On a new layer, add some more clouds.

Open the image with trees. Unlock the layer. Tool Quick selection tool (Quick selection) select the trees and go to Refine edge (Refine Edge) and edit treetops.

Transfer the selected image to work and position it as shown below.

Open the grass image and move it to work. Position the texture in accordance with the direction and inclination of the sheet. The layer should be as a clipping mask.

Next, take the tool Eraser tool (Eraser), select a dry brush and erase part of the grass texture in the bottom right corner of the sheet.

Open the image with a waterfall and move it to work.

Next, go to the menu Image> Adjustments> Hue / Saturation (Ctrl + U) (Image-Correction-Hue / Saturation) and set the Hue (Color tone) to +6.

Then go to menu Edit> Transform> Warp (Edit-Transform-Warp) and warp the image as shown below.

Select again Eraser and process the image to fit into our scene. Use the eraser with a hard brush to erase the upper part, and the eraser with a soft brush to the bottom.

Open the image of another tree and move it to work. Duplicate the tree layer several times. Place the trees as shown below.

Open the image of the sea. Tool LassoTool (Lasso) With a shading of 5 px, select a portion of the water.

Move the selected part of the water to work and place it near the waterfall.

Change the layer’s overlay mode to Overlay (Overlap).

Duplicate the layer (Ctrl + J). Standing on the copy, double-click on the layer to open the layer style settings window.

Opacity (Opacity) – 56%


On a new layer, use the Clouds brushes, add mist, and blur a little according to Gauss.

Open the images of the aircraft and balloons and move to work. On the new layer, draw a white line from the tail of the plane.

Create a shadow from the ball that falls on the monitor. Lower the opacity of the shadow layer.

Open the image of the hand and place it in the work.

Create a new layer as a clipping mask for the layer with the hand. Green brush # 83b310 paint over the brush tip.

Change the layer’s overlay mode to Multiply (Multiplication).

Open the image of the paint can and move it to work. Place it next to the brush.

Add jars and brush shadows.

Add some flying leaves to your work.

Above all layers, create a new layer and fill with black. Next, go to the menu Filter> Render> Lens Flare (Filter-Rendering-Blick)

Next, apply a layer to the flare layer. Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur (Filter-Blur-Blur according to Gauss).

Change the blending mode of the layer with the glare to Linear Dodge (Add) (Linear clarifier) ​​and reduce Opacity (Opacity) up to 71%.

Finally, add an adjustment layer by going to the menu Layer> New Adjustments Layer> Gradient Map (Layer-New Adjustment Layer-Gradient Map).

Change the layer’s overlay mode to Soft light (Soft Light) and reduce Opacity (Opacity) up to 42%.

The final image.

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