Fancy letter in photoshop

The letter in the form of green wood

In this tutorial we will create a letter in the form of a tree covered with grass.

Final result:

Lesson resources:


Step 1

Create a new document in Photoshop with a size of 1180×680 pixels with a white background. Open the hill photo in a separate Photoshop document. Tool Fast selection (Quick Selection Tool) (W) Select the top of the hill.

Transfer the selected part to our document and resize it with the tool. Free transform (Ctrl + T).

Choose a tool Eraser (Eraser Tool) (E) with soft edges and erase the top of the hill to create a nebula.

For the hill, create adjustment layerHue / Saturation (Hue / Saturation) via the black and white circle icon at the bottom of the layers palette.


Step 2

Open the photo of the forest in Photoshop and tool Fast selection (Quick Selection Tool) (W) Select a piece of land.

Transfer part of the land to the main document and change the form in the mode Deformations (Distort).

Select a spray brush as eraser .

Walk with an eraser on the edges of the grass.

Choose a tool Dimmer (Burn Tool) (O) and configure it like this:

Darken the edges of the earth to create a groove.

Transfer the sky to our document and apply a filter. Motion blur (Filter – Blur – Blur in motion) (Filter – Blur – Motion Blur).

Soft eraser erase the bottom of the sky.

Step 3

Now let’s create a letter. Open the forest photo in Photoshop and select the tree.

Transfer the tree to our document and place it at the end of the ground. Tool Lasso (Lasso Tool) (L) with 40 pixel feathering, select the lower part of the barrel.

Apply correction Hue / Saturation (Hue / Saturation) (Ctrl + U) to the selected part of the tree.

Create a new layer and use a soft brush to draw a shadow under the tree.

From the same photo, copy the other parts of the tree to make the letter “F”.

Step 4

Open a photo of a palm tree and select it with the tool. Magic wand (Magic Wand Tool) (W).

Place the leaves under the tree, make several copies and arrange them as shown in the screenshot.

Tool Lasso (Lasso Tool) (L) Select the part of the grass.

Place the grass on the letter as shown below. Set the blending mode to Hard light (Hard Light).

Step 5

Additionally, you can add a few more tufts of grass.

Create a new layer on top of the rest and fill it with black. Then apply Glare filter (Filter> Render> Glare) (Filter> Render> Lens Flare).

Set the blending mode to Lightening (Screen).

Final result:

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