Figure 5.38. This rebuilt castle can add some interest.

1. Select only the castle using your favorite method. The Magnetic Lasso, used in Figure 5.39, works well for selecting the towers, which are clearly differentiated from the background, but the Polygonal Lasso can also be used.

Figure 5.39. Use the Magnetic Lasso to select the towers.

Figure 5.39. Use the Magnetic Lasso to select the towers.

2. Once you've isolated the castle, copy it and paste into the landscape, as shown in Figure 5.40. I've made the underlying layers partially transparent so you can see clearly how the Alcazar fits in.

Figure 5.40. Paste the castle onto the landscape.

Figure 5.40. Paste the castle onto the landscape.

3. The transition between the castle and the surrounding countryside isn't smooth. I fixed this by copying the

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4. Next, use Edit > Transform > Scale to widen it slightly to fit and make it look a little different from its twin. A touch of the Clone Stamp tool to copy some texture from one place on the rock to another also differentiates the two.

The finished image is shown in Figure 5.41.

Figure 5.41. The finished version will look like this.

Figure 5.41. The finished version will look like this.

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