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.
Select the Brush tool (B) then set the brush size to 100 pixels and hardness to 50%. Paint over the object shown in the image below.Let's now give a color to our texture. Go to the Layers panel, add a Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer and set the Hue to +105, Saturation to -22, and Lightness to -29. Then add a Levels Adjustment Layer to darken it a bit by move the Shadows slider to 36 and Midtones to 0.89. You can see all the settings below.
To add a pattern to our texture is a bit tricky here. Firstly, we need to create a new canvas with the size of 140 x 140 px with black as a background. Then, using a hard-edge brush with the size of 45 px, draw a white circle in the middle of the canvas and also on one of each corner just like in the image shown below.
Go to > Edit > Define Pattern, rename the pattern "Polka Dot" and click OK. Now go back to our main canvas, create a new layer and press Ctrl+A to select all, then go to Edit > Fill, choose Pattern from the Content dropdown menu, and select our pattern we've just created. Set the layer's Blending Mode to Screen and the Opacity to 9%.
Next, we're going to create a vignette effect, to add a bit of depth and to make the center of the image stand out. First, create a new layer, then grab an Elliptical Marquee Tool and draw a big circle in the middle of our canvas. Go to Select > Modify > Feather and set the Radius to 150 px. Press Ctrl+Shift+I to inverse the selection and fill it with black. We need also lower the layer's Opacity down to 21%.
Now duplicate the layer, press Ctrl+T, scale it up about 137% larger and set the Opacity to 41%.
Add a new layer and grab a Gradient Tool. Use a linear black to transparent gradient to draw a small gradient in the bottom of our texture, then set the layer's Blending Mode to Multiply and the Opacity to 25%. Repeat the process, but this time, make the gradient shorter than previously and set the Opacity to 35%.
Now add another new layer, and using a Brush Tool with the size of 25 px and 0% Hardness, create a line along the width of our canvas. Hold down the Shift key while dragging to get a perfect straight line. Then go to Filter > Blur > Motion Blur, set the Angle to 90, Distance to 23 and turn down the layer's Opacity to 64%.
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It's really great tutorial.but how to do the first step? I mean the Gradient step.
1. Create a new layer (Layer > New > Layer).
2. Select the Elliptical Marquee Tool (Press Shift+M until the icon in the toolbar turns into a circular marquee).
3. Go to Select > Modify > Feature. Set the Radius to 150px.
4. Go to Select > Modify > Inverse.
5. Press Shift+Backspace. Set the contents to black.
6. Lower the current layer's opacity to 21%.
7. Duplicate the layer by pressing Ctrl+J (Cmd+J on Macs).
8. Go to Edit > Transform > Scale. Scale it up by around 137% or larger.
9. Lower the current layer's opacity to 41%.
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where is the add button??
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