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Water Magic Advanced Lighting

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Purple Square Bullet What you will & won't learn in this video:
This is a recording of how I did the lighting in my deviation Water Magic - I sped everything up by the same amount (650%) which makes the first steps look very quick. These steps are basically the same ones I've already shown you in my Advanced Lighting - Video Tutorial (which is basically part 1 to this one, logigally I mean) as well as in even more detail in The Lighting Tutorial Part 1 and Part 2. What I like about the same speed is that you get a little more feeling for how much time I spend on one thing vs. another. If you want to learn something about how I do lighting step-by-step, you might want to follow Easter Step by Step Part 1 & Easter Step by Step Part 2. Please note that the rain effect is not completely documented here, I will make a separate tutorial on that :aww:

Purple Square Bullet Quick Finder (total length: 20 minutes):
00:12 Basic Blending
00:45 Base Lighting
02:25 Background Adjustments (Hard Light)
02:42 Light Rays
03:47 Smart Objects
05:02 Base Glow
05:26 Composition
06:23 Testing Light Effects
07:20 Glow
09:26 Details
09:42 Background Glow
10:27 Light Effects / Sparkles
11:45 Water Effects (Rain, Splashes)
15:20 Overall light adjustments (atmosphere)
17:18 Water Effects (Dripping)

Purple Square Bullet Finished Artwork:

Water Magic by kuschelirmel  on my main account, kuschelirmel

Purple Square Bullet Related Tutorials:
Manip Tips + Tricks - Glow Effect by kuschelirmel-stock     

Overview: My Tutorials or in my gallery folder.
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rafini07's avatar

great work... awesome

you are a great

Steele-Edwards's avatar
amazing work Thank you:happybounce: 
xxIntricate's avatar
I really enjoyed this video. Thank you for how thorough and detailed you are!
cluttergirl's avatar
Just stumbled upon this video. Fascinating and wonderful techniques. Love that you are a perfectionist. Must check out your other tutorials now.
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gosps's avatar
amazing work <3 
Makkastags's avatar
Thank you for the lighting tips I really needed them x
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Lupsiberg's avatar
Wonderful! Thanks a lot for sharing :iconlotsofheartsplz:
PendragonArts-GEA's avatar
You are such and inspiration and an amazing teacher. I can so relate to your creative process and style with fixing the light sources, creating new and your fiddling and fiddling! Love it! Thank you so much!
kuschelirmel-stock's avatar
thank you so much!!! :love: :heart:
Mattlis's avatar
Thank you for the sharing of your fantastic art 
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