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.
- Color Balance: -40, 0, -36
- Tone Balance: Midtones
- Preserve Luminosity: Checked
Next let’s create an effect similar to how our eyes work when it is open underwater. To do this, let’s activate the Rectangle tool (U).
Before creating a rectangle, let’s set its color. Click on the Color Picker square located on the tools menu and input the following on the “#” box.
- #: 3bd2ed
With the Rectangle tool activated and the color set, let’s create the rectangle.
After that, let’s rename the layer to “haze 1”. Let’s create another rectangle because we would need to darken the area on the top. Activate the Rectangle tool (U) and use the following color settings:
- #: 4a7675
After that right click on the layer to bring up the contextual menu and when the menu pops up, click on Rasterize. We will need to do this to make the layer available for editing or so we could apply filters to this layer. Now that the layer has been Rasterized, go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur from the Menu bar and input the following settings: