Q: You repeated that entire process 8 separate times? A: Yep.
Q: Didn’t that take a while? A: Yep.
Q: Something looks different, is that all you did? A: Nope. Not here for comprehensive Photoshop training. Search for post-work Actions or techniques to give the overall image a little boost and helps “bake” the elements together. Think of them as… Instagram filters… but more subtle.