Wednesday, October 24

CoffeeShop "Gravestone" Texture Set and "Spooky Forest" Photoshop/PSE Tutorial!


Today I have a beautiful Fine Art texture set and a spooky Photoshop/PSE tutorial to go with it! The "Gravestone" texture set is a beautiful set of three overlays that you can use alone or layered over images. They look great on all types of images; spooky,  baby portraits, landscapes, still life, etc.







Today I wrote a tutorial showing you how I used one of these Gravestone textures and a few free design elements to create this haunting Halloween-inspired image above.

Original images used in this post: (Forest, Flower Vase, Seagull).



CoffeeShop "Spooky Forest  Photoshop/PSE Tutorial:



Open your forest image or download the one I used in this tutorial.


Open and drag and drop the CoffeeShop Gravestone 3 texture on top of the image and resize it to fit.


Put the texture layer in Multiply blending mode.


Add a moon image in Screen blending mode and adjust the opacity to taste. I used this moon and removed the black background.

Add some moonlight by adding a Levels adjustment layer and moving the middle slider up to brighten the image. Then fill the layer mask with black and use a soft white brush at 100% and paint in the layer mask to add the light around the moon.


The moon is too bright, so I copied the Gravestone 3 texture and dragged the copy up and clipped it to the moon layer. I put this texture layer in Hard Light blending mode, 65% opacity.



I selected my favorite bat from this image.


Then I dragged and dropped it over the moon, adjusted  the size, and flipped it.


I want to make it more brown like the image, so I made another copy of the Gravestone 3 texture and clipped it to the bat and put it in Overlay blending mode.


Perfection!!!

I would love to see your edits using these textures/tutorial on my Facebook page.

Download the CoffeeShop "Gravestone" Fine Art Textures!

Do you want to download my favorite CoffeeShop PSE/Photoshop Actions and Lightroom Presets or Design Elements in one convenient zipped file AND help support this blog? Just click here for my action pack or here for all the actions/presets and professional design elements, storyboards, and textures.

For complete info on installing all of my actions, click here.


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