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Y’all asked to add an animal into the image, and to make things even a bit more difficult we decided to add a cat into the foreground.
First, we found an image of a cat that works for the photograph. You can take your own image as long as you remember to light it all the same. We made a selection around the cat using the magic wand tool, and with the outline selected all we have to do is fill in the middle to make a quick, easy, and perfect selection. In order to make the cat seem natural we then use a combination of levels, hue, and saturation to make sure we get the color right. And we use a few special techniques to check the values of each. And finally a custom brush with the clone stamp tool to add more grass in front of the cat.
Hope you all enjoy and can put this all in to practice soon! .
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