GIMP 2.10.4 Photo Manipulation – Fantasy Beach Composite

In this GIMP 2.10 tutorial, I show you how to create a fantasy beach scene (a.k.a. an “other-worldly” beach or beach on an alien planet) by compositing and blending multiple photos together. This is a fairly advanced photo manipulation tutorial, though I explain thoroughly in a way that is easy for beginners to understand and follow.

To achieve this composition, I use a variety of techniques – including layer blend modes, image adjustments such as color balance, levels, and hue shifting, custom brushes, and shading using the dodge/burn tool.

Downloads

Download the latest version of GIMP 2.10:
https://www.gimp.org/downloads/

Download the photo of the Girl with Umbrella:
https://pixabay.com/en/girl-train-rails-pathways-path-2889991/

Download the Thunderstorm photo:
https://pixabay.com/en/thunderstorm-weather-storm-rain-1768742/

Download the California Beach photo:
https://pixabay.com/en/california-sunset-dusk-sky-clouds-1751455/

Download the Mist custom brushes:
https://www.deviantart.com/redheadstock/art/Mist-Photoshop-and-GIMP-Brushes-535200765

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https://www.udemy.com/gimp-photo-editing/

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