Send e-mail Download Zipped Tutorial STEP 9 Create a new layer and name it Car Paint Reflection - (Contrast). Edit > Paste in Place a new copy of the white photographic shell Custom Paint Job Tutorial 2011 Madalynne Crowe Using the Transparency Tool (F6), apply an Elliptical, Contrast transparency with 0% at the center and 100% at the outer edge. Edit the size and rotation of the elliptical transparency to match the example shown above. Note: The yellow elliptical shape in the above image is to help you see the size and angle of the elliptical transparency. If you have done it correctly, your car should look like the example shown below. Custom Paint Job Tutorial 2011 Madalynne Crowe Custom Paint Job Tutorial 2011 Madalynne Crowe STEP 10 Create a new layer and name this layer Car Paint Reflection - (Saturation). Edit > Paste in Place another copy of the cut out white photographic shell.   Select the cut out shape the switch to the Transparency Tool. Apply a Flat, Saturation, 0% transparency. This transparency makes the blue paint brighter and deeper and brings out the highlights as you can see in the image below. The hood of the car looks flat and needs some work as the reflection of the sky should  be visible. We’ll address this detail next. STEP 11 Create a new layer and name this new layer Car Paint Reflection - (Brightness). Edit > Paste in Place a new copy of the white cutout shell. Custom Paint Job Tutorial 2011 Madalynne Crowe Select the cut out photo shape with the Transparency Tool. Apply a Flat, Brightness, 0% transparency. The hood and roof look really good now, Your image should now look like the example shown above. The front of the car could use a little tweaking so we need to add one more layer.