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.
Step 47Select the Move tool then move the lens flare over the right side of the headphone. Go to Edit > Transform > Skew. Drag the bottom right corner towards the center like shown in the image below.
Step 48Go to Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation. Checkmark the Colorize option then set the Hue to 200 and Saturation to 100. Click OK to apply the changes.
Step 49Duplicate the Star Flare layer by pressing Ctrl+J or going to Layer > Duplicate Layer. Select the Move tool then move the lens flare over the other side of the headphone. Go to Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation. Set the Hue to 180 then click OK.
Step 50Add a layer mask to the current layer by going to Layer > Layer Mask > Reveal All. Make sure you have the layer mask selected. Select the Eraser tool then right click anywhere in the document window to bring up the brush settings. Set the hardness to 80%. Reset your foreground/background color by pressing D on your keyboard. Erase on the headphone like shown in the image below. Here’s what the image looks like so far:
Step 51To complete the image, we’re going to add a photo effect to the girl. Select the layer with the girl then go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Black & White. Checkmark the “Use Previous Layer to Create Clipping Mask” option then click OK. If you don’t see this window, make sure you added the adjustment layer through the menu and not from the Layers or Adjustments palettes. Change the blending mode to Overlay.
Step 52Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Brightness/Contrast. Checkmark the “Use Previous Layer to Create Clipping Mask” option then click OK. In the Adjustments palette (Window > Adjustments), set the Brightness to 25 and Contrast to –50. Make sure the “Use Legacy” option is unchecked.
Final ResultsPlay around with the layers and settings to see what other effects you can get. Here’s a variation of this Photoshop tutorial.
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