Fire Breathing Chihuahua
Remixed from images on Flickr under a Creative Commons license.
Chihuahua Returns - Reto 63 Verano - Eric Soto (gacoit)
Ferian Flying His Kite - Douglas Muth on Flickr
Flame Thrower to Help the San Clan Along - Jolene Bertoldi (za-photos)
Hunt Camp Under the Stars - Zach Dischner (zachd1_618)
Knight Fight - Ari Helminen (picsoflife)
Sword - Spike (dragonfury)
Full Moon - Jennifer Dunne (jenniferlynnedunne)
Raglan Castle - Angel Ganev (angelganev)
I isolated the Chihuahua (gacoit) from its original background, and colored the dog red. I isolated the wings on the dragon kite (Muth), cleaned up the image (removing kite string that was visible), and colored the wings red. I removed the daytime sky from the castle photo and used a starfield (Dischner) to create a night scene. I also added the moon (jenniferlynnedunne) to the scene.
I isolated a knight image from "Knight Fight" (picsoflife) and replaced the torch he was holding with a sword (dragonfury). I isolated the flame from the flamethrower photo (za-photos), and used it as a flame coming from the chihuahua's mouth. I added shadows, lighting effects, and filters to create the "Fire-Breathing Chihuahua" about to barbecue the knight.
The knight's upper half has a slightly overexposed look because of his proximity to the flame. I also added a hint of yellow highlights for the same reason. I added a slight grain to the knight image to help it blend in; otherwise, it looked like a cutout.