How To Make Clear Water Bottle Over Background

For this tutorial, you will need any a studio or art background and water plastic bottle psd file. I used this Plastic Water Bottle Mockup.

Step 1

Open your background and place Plastic Water Bottle Mockup file.



Step 2

Now we need to disassemble the bottle to get the 4 basic elements:

Create 4 New Smart Objects via Copy(right mouse click on a smart object layer). Through this operation we will get 4 unlinked separate layers.



Step 3

Doubleclick on each smart object and edit it so that only necessary element remained.



Step 4

Change blending modes:



Step 5

Change opacity of BOTTLE layer until you get the results you like. Copy this layer and change blending mode to "Multiply".



Step 6

Place the color version of the bottle. Repeat all the steps that we did before. Only one difference. Change blending mode of bottle overlay to "Darken Color".



Step 7

Create a copy of the background fragment. Using Transform tool add distortion that imitates refraction.



Step 8

Select Pixels from BOTTLE layer(right mouse click on layer) and mask distorted background.



Step 9

Turn off the first bottle. Select the area behind this bottle and Edit-->Copy Merged....



Step 10

Paste in Place and transform this area.



Step 11

Select Pixels from BOTTLE layer(right mouse click on layer) and mask distorted background.



Step 12

Select-->All / Edit-->Copy Merged... / Edit-->Paste
Now you can soften the edges, adjust contast and color. Done!






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