I’ve decided to change the leaf – from taro to maple as background. I think it’s more colorful and attractive. The procedures applied is the same as the first one though.
When the rainy season is nearing or around the corner, it’s a cool way to have a creation in tune with the weather – something wet like rain or water droplets. In this tutorial, we’ll make realistic water droplets on a maple leaf. You can have your own choice of leaf, preferably the broad ones so you have ample room to place your droplets.
STEP 1. OPEN STOCK PHOTO AND DUPLICATE
Open your leaf photo into your Photoshop. A Background layer will then appear at your layers palette. Duplicate it to have your Background copy. This is optional actually but quite helpful for newbies so as to ensure there’s always a copy to return to in case of messing-up in the middle or, worst, may lost all the work.
STEP 2. MAKING THE DROPLETS
Create a new layer (Layer>New>Layer… or click the icon before the trash icon below your layers…
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