one of the early courses i had in my 1st semester this year was called redesign. We had to design a magazine. What you see up here is just the cover. Thankgod i passed the course with a 7 :P they photoshopping wasnt the hardest but explaining your choices everytime was fking annoying.
You feathered the pixels around the car, thats why they look all soft. A shadow would look great under the car, also, the brushes look low quality. I have that pack and when you use them at a big size they look bad.