Turn any photo into a dot grid artwork with these Photoshop actions. You'll get great results with dots that change size. They get larger in brighter areas and smaller in darker areas. Free download available.
- Brightness -89
- Contrast 29
Let's add some light to the Model. Create a new layer clipped to Model layer and name it 'Highlights'. Pick #e8dd71 color and brush around the Model edges. Below you can see where I painted (The layer isn't clipped in my example to show to you)
Now set the 'Highlights' layer to Hard Light with Opacity 80% and Fill 75%.
Some adjustments to our work and we have finished. Add a Gradient Map like the one showed below above all layers. The set it to Soft Light with Opacity at 65% and Fill at 80%.
Add a Curves Adjustment Layer and click the Auto button.
Add a Levels Adjustment Layer. Drag the Black output levels slider towards the right until you reach the value 10.
Create a new layer above all layers and name it 'Vignette'. Pick the color #112703. With a soft brush paint a vignette around the canvas. Then pick the color #f0efb7. With the same brush paint a bit in the middle part. When you are done set the layer to Soft Light with Opacity at 80%.
Make a stamp of all layers by clicking together CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+E Go to Filter > Sharpen > Unship Mask and put these settings
- Amount 102
- Radius 1,5
- Threshold 0