step4e
step4f
Here is the position of the given texture when placed above the girl layer in the layer panel.
step4g
step4h
step4i

Step 5

Before creating the disintegration effect, we will create a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) below the girl and the texture layer. Fill (Shift+F5) this new layer with black color. Name this layer, say, black. Then, go to filter > noise > add noise to give this layer some noise.
step5a
So this is the result so far when the texture layer is positioned above the girl layer.
step5b

Step 6

Now we can simply create the disintegration effect on the girl by positioning the girl layer above the texture layer in the layer panel. When the girl layer is above the texture layer, give it a clipping mask (Ctrl+Alt+G). It is really handy. Given the texture, the result should like this one:
step6a
step6b
step6c

Step 7

Now we will add some color to the girl. Create a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) with a clipping mask. Set this layer to color blending.
step7aa
Take a very soft round brush (B) with 0% hardness and opacity of about 10-15%. On this layer, paint any soft color we prefer around the eyes and neck of the model. The color used below is cyan and the layer is set in normal blending at 100% opacity.
step7ab
We can duplicate this color layer and play around the opacity to get the desired result. Here is the result.
step7b

Step 8

We need to give the lips a reddish tone. To do this, create a new layer with a clipping mask above the color layers. Set this new layer to color dodge. Paint soft orange color around the lips.
step8a

Step 9

Now we will blur some part around the girl’s image. Select the girl layer and go to filter > blur > Gaussian blur to give it some blur filter. Set the value below:
step9a
Select the filter mask thumbnail to be active on it and with a very soft round brush, mask the blur effect on areas around the face and body as indicated by the red highlight.
step9b
Here is the result. Select all the girl layers and hit Ctrl+G to group them into a folder. Name this folder, say, girl.
step9c

Step 10

Create again a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) below the girl folder. Take the pen tool (P) and create paths as below. Set the brush tip as the ones in the previous step 4.
step10a
On this new layer, stroke the path. Use color #0afbfe. We can reduce the opacity of this layer if we feel the stroke of the dots is too much.
step10b

Step 11

On another new layer, create some new paths like the example below:
step11a
Then stroke the paths. To vary the stroke, we can check Simulate Pressure to get narrow pointed dot lines. We may try any different color we prefer to get the desired result.
step11b
Here is the result with red color.
step11c

Step 12

Still, with the same ways, we can add more dot lines on areas around the eyes of the model.
step12a
Here is the result so far…..
step12b

Step 13

In this step, we will add some highlights around the girl. Create a new layer (Shift+Ctrl+N) above all the other layers. Fill (Shif+F5) this layer with black. Set its blending to color dodge and name it, say, highlight. Take a very soft round brush with an opacity of about 4-5%. On this layer, paint soft white color around the shoulder, neck, and other parts of the girl where needed. Here is the layer in normal blending.
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mukulmamun

WOW!!! that’s a really informative article, I am very much inspired. Your tutorial helps me as like my mentor, i am looking forward to more informative article form you.

IDK photoshop

I am stuck on the first step.

Anonymous

This is great, but It isn’t working for me because of the way I am drawing the texture? Are you using a tablet?

Trevor Garratt

Having these types of skills would be very valuable!

Benjamin

I have only started using photoshop for things other than photo retouching. It is amazing how much you can do with the program once you get into it and start to use the tools the proper ways.

Benny Qibal Channel

Kayanya ini orang indonesia bukan ya mas Wid, salam photoshoper mas hehe

Lawrence

This is a very cool effect, but I can’t create it in Photoshop CS5 or Photoshop CS6 or Photoshop CC2015. Do you not have an updated version?

Lucas Campau

I have wanted to make something like this for a project I have in school. This tutorial should do the trick!

Ahmed

This is really helpful and so easy to understand for anyone.Thanks you!!

Ahmed

Wow. This is stunning! Great job here. And thanks for sharing the steps on how you achieved this, will give it a shot when I have some spare time.

Igor

Nice one Dek!

Mk

Good one

Ladislav

One of the best portrait I have ever seen.

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