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.
Open the file “Vines”. As you can see there are multiply vines in the zip file. Extract them somewhere on your computer and choose two you like. Place them as shown below above the tree.
Open the image “Owl”. Select the owl and copy/paste in our scene. Place the owl above one of the vines.
Open the image “Island”. Place the island as shown below. Add a layer mask and partially hide the underwater portion of the island (paint with a 50% black brush in the layer mask). On a new layer paint some loose lines around island where it enters the water.
Open the image “Small Tree”. Select the tree and copy paste in our scene. Put the tree above the island.
Open the image “Deer”. Select the deer and copy paste in our scene. Put the deer above the surface of the earth near the tree. On a new layer below the deer layer paint some shadow.
Create a new Curves Adjustment Layer and use the settings shown below to increase the contrast. Clip this layer to the deer layer.
Open the image “Girl”. Use the Pen Tool (P) to make selection of the girl and copy paste her in our scene. Place her on the surface of the earth as shown below.
Create a new Curves Adjustment Layer and clip it to the girl layer. Use the settings shown below to increase the lightness.
Open the image “Boat”. Select the boat and copy paste in our scene. Place the boat near the earth. Add a layer mask and subtly hide the bottom of the boat to make it look as it is submerged in the water.
On a new layer draw some white lines around the boat where it enters the water. With the standard chalk brush tool at 100% opacity and 1px width draw a rope connecting the boat to the earth.
Open the image “Dolphin”. Select the dolphin and copy paste in our scene. Use a layer mask to partially hide the tail as it enters the water.
Create a Curves Adjustment Layer and drag the curve up to lighten. Clip it to the dolphin layer.
Create another Curves Adjustment Layer and use the settings shown below to change the color to a nice blue. Clip this layer to the dolphin layer.