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Members Area Tutorial: Create a Mystical Floating Chinese Symbol Landscape

Members Area Tutorial: Create a Mystical Floating Chinese Symbol Landscape

Members Only Tutorial

This tutorial is available exclusively to our FanExtra members. In order to read the tutorial and download it’s original .psd source file you must sign up as a FanExtra member.

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Final Image

The result of this tutorial is shown below:

What You Will Learn

This tutorial is very in depth, and covers the design techniques listed below:

  • Learn how to blend various landscapes into a single cohesive background.
  • Learn how to create textures and warped effects from scratch in Photoshop.
  • Learn how to build up multiple layers of lighting/coloring to produce a realistic, subtle effect for your piece.
  • Learn how to pay close attention to tiny details of your piece, creating an outcome rich in detail and skill.
  • & Much More!


Learn how to blend various landscapes into a single cohesive background.


Learn how to create textures and warped effects from scratch in Photoshop.


Learn how to build up multiple layers of lighting/coloring to produce a realistic, subtle effect for your piece.

Members Only Tutorial

This tutorial is available exclusively to our FanExtra members. In order to read the tutorial and download it’s original .psd source file you must sign up as a FanExtra member.

If you sign up today you get access to hundreds of design files, including tutorial source files, members only tutorials, vectors, icon packs, texture packs and more! You can also access our huge collection of .psd website interfaces such as this one.


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About the Author:

Tom is the founder of PSDFAN. He loves writing tutorials, learning more about design and interacting with the community. On a more interesting note he can also play guitar hero drunk with his teeth.

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5 Comments:

  1. Su Hall says:

    Evening, ya’ll! I clicked the link in the e-mail update to come to this page for the tutorial. It is in PSD Fan Extra. When I click on the ‘Download Member File’ button, it takes me to the sign up page, which happens to be in Fan Extra. I sign in, but, then, I can’t get back to this page to download. I can’t access PSD Fan Extra AND be signed it, too. I am able to access both sites, aren’t I?
    Help, please? I sure appreciate it!
    Su

    • Tom says:

      Hey Su. Apologies, we’re re-uploading the tutorial to FanExtra this afternoon after some upload issues yesterday. You’ll be able to access the tutorial soon via FanExtra like usual. Thanks for your patience :) .

  2. Eric Vasquez says:

    Great final outcome Tom! This one looks really good! The colors look very rich and the background is especially nicely done.

    • Tom says:

      Thanks Eric! This turned out to be one of my favorite pieces actually. It’s a large original file (around 2000px wide) so there’s plenty of details.

  3. Aviva says:

    “?” means something powerful, the rough bark, the mountain, the lightning… it looks good.

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