Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop

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How to Make Water Refections in Photoshop

The first step is to check the resolution of your image. Go to image and image size to ensure that your results will look similar to mine make its resolution 150px per inch then click OK or press Enter or return 1 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop We’ll convert our photo into a smart object so we can modify it non-destructively to do this click the icon at the upper right of the layers panel and click convert to smart object go to image and canvas size click the top middle arrow this will keep our photo flush with the top of their document change the measurement to percent and in the height field type in 200 then change the measurement back to pixels 2 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Note that your photos width and height will most likely be different than mine Jot down the amounts you see in yours. We’ll be referring to them later. Notice our document is now twice as high as the photo. we’ll make a copy of it by pressing ctrl or command J go to view and make sure Snap is checked if it isn't just click it press ctrl or command-T to open your transform tool go to the top middle of the transform and when you see a vertical double-arrow drag it straight down until it snaps to the bottom of your document. It will snap in place because we have to snap checked. Then press Enter or return. 3 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Drag the top layer below the other layer name it “reflection” and then the top layer “photo” make the reflection layer active and go to the filter blur and motion blur make the angle 90 degrees and the distance 10 pixels then click OK or press Enter or return 4 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Click the eyeball icon next to the reflection to hide the layer. We're going to make a new layer below it. Ctrl-click or command click the new layer icon. Name the new layer “water” We’ll fill it with a muted blue color press shift + the f5 key at the top of your keyboard to open the fill window. Open the fly-out list and click color pick a mute blue. If you'd like to use this color, it's hexadecimal numbers and letters are 296FB7. Then press Enter or return twice to accept and close both windows. 5 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Make the reflection layer visible again. We want to make the reflection have no blur on the bottom and gradually become blurry as it gets closer to the shore. To do this click the motion blur layer mask to make it active and open your gradient tool. Make sure your linear gradient is active. Open the gradient thumbnails and click the black to transparent thumbnail. 6 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Go to the bottom of your image and press and hold shift as you drag the gradient tool straight up to the top of the reflection. Then release. 7 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Pressing shift kept the tool perfectly vertical as you drag it up next we'll reveal the blue color as a gradually disappears as it gets closer to the top of the reflection. Make the reflection layer active and click the layer mask icon to make a layer mask next to it. 8 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Once again drag the gradient tool from the bottom to the top of the reflection. 9 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop shift click the thumbnail of the water layer to make it active as well and convert the two active layers into one smart object. 10 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop We're ready to make this map which will create ripples and reflection distortions on the water. Go to file and new make the width height and resolution the same as the amounts you jotted down earlier then click OK or press Enter or return 11 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop We want the four and colors to be black and white respectively either press D on your keyboard or click this icon go to filter noise and add noise make the amount 400 percent gaussian and monochromatic. 12 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Go back to filter blur and Gaussian blur makes the radius 2 pixels. Open your channels panel if you don't see it go to window and channels click the thumbnail of the red channel to make it active. Go to filter stylize and embossed. Make the angle 90 degrees the height 1 pixel and the amount 500 percent click the thumbnail of the green channel to make it active. Go back to filter stylize and emboss change the angle to 180 degrees click the thumbnail of the RGB channel to make all the channels active and open back your layers panel. 13 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop We're going to wrap our image and need a lot of room to do it. Open your navigator panel if you don't see it go to window and navigator. Drag the slider to the left to zoom out until your image is approximately this size. Click the lock icon to unlock the layer unlocking the layer allows us to transform it. Go to edit transform and perspective. Go to a bottom corner of the transform and drag it out approximately this much. 14 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop I drag the bottom out 1500 percent to accept it press Enter or return open your transform tool again and this time go to the top middle anchor point and drag it down until it snaps to the center then press Enter or return. 15 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop To fit it back onto your canvas press ctrl or command 0 go to file and say this save it to your desktop and name it displacement map save it as a PSD file and then click Save if you see this message just click OK Open back your reflection image the filter distort and displace make the horizontal scale 30 and the vertical scale 60 tick stretch to fit and repeat edge pixels 16 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Click the displacement map PSD file and click open instantly our water reflection took on natural-looking ripples and reflection distortions made from the displacement map we created. 17 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop To hide unwanted areas of the distortion along the shoreline open your transform tool if you see this message it's just telling us that the displacement effect will be temporarily turned off as we use the transform tool just click OK 18 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Go to the top middle anchor point and drag it up a little then press Enter or return. notice the unwanted areas along the shoreline are now hidden. To fill in this slightly transparent ripples that you may see at the bottom of your image press ctrl or command J to make a copy of the layer. Lastly, we'll add a little depth along the shoreline. Make the top layer active and click the new layer icon to make a new layer above it. Open your rectangular marquee tool and drag a selection to the other side approximately this wide centered from the shoreline. Go to select modify and feather feathered 20 pixels and press Enter or return. 19 Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop We'll fill with black and since black and since black is our foreground color press alt or option + delete  then deselect it by pressing ctrl or command D main Top Technique to Create Water Reflection for your Image in Photoshop Change its blend mode to soft light and reduce its opacity to 80 percent If you have any problem comment below. Video tutorial below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2S0gyxcBNRY

Transform your photo into water color photo effect

image Transform your photo into water color photo effect In this tutorial I'm going to show you what I think is the most realistic technique to achieve the look of watercolor paintings from photos. The technique used in this tutorial allows you to actually hand-paint your image, which gives it extraordinary nuance and a spectacular result.

How to turn your image to watercolor paint using photoshop

Ok, now you can follow this steps. If you like this photoshop filter start with me. Open a photo you'd like to use for this project. I downloaded this one from google. To ensure your results will look similar to mine, Check your photo's resolution by going to Image and Image Size. Screenshot-77 Transform your photo into water color photo effect The photo I'm using has a resolution of 72 pixels per inch. To ensure your results will look similar to mine, type in this amount for Resolution. The Width and Height can be any amount. Make 2 copies of your image by pressing Ctrl or Cmd + J twice. Name the top layer, "Pencil Lines". Screenshot-78 Transform your photo into water color photo effect Screenshot-79 Transform your photo into water color photo effect Click the eyeball next to that layer to temporarily hide the layer. Name the middle layer, "Smart Blur". Go to Filter, Blur and "Smart Blur". Make the Radius: 10, the Threshold: 30 and the Quality: High. Then, click OK or press Enter or Return. Screenshot-80 Transform your photo into water color photo effect Make the Pencil Lines layer visible and active. Go to Filter and Filter Gallery. Open the "Stylize" folder and click "Glowing Edges". Make the Edge Width: 1, the Edge Brightness: 12 and the Smoothness: 15. Then, click OK. Screenshot-81 Transform your photo into water color photo effect Invert the image by pressing Ctrl or Cmd + I. We'll remove its color by pressing Ctrl or Cmd + Shift + U. Change the Blend Mode to Multiply and reduce the opacity to 80%. Make the "Smart Blur" layer active and make a copy of it. Name it "Brush". Invert it and change its Blend Mode to "Color Dodge". Screenshot-84 Transform your photo into water color photo effect We're ready to paint over our image, which is when the magic begins. First, let's zoom out a bit, so we have more room to paint. Press Ctrl or Cmd + the minus key of your keyboard. Open your Brush Tool and Brush Picker. Click the gear icon and click "Reset Brushes". When you see this message, click OK to replace the current brushes with the default brushes. Screenshot-83 Transform your photo into water color photo effectScreenshot-84 Transform your photo into water color photo effect Click the gear icon again and click "Small List". Scroll to the bottom and click "Dry Brush". I'll make its size 140 pixels, but feel free to adjust its size depending on the size of your image. Make its opacity 10% and press Enter or Return. Loosely brush over your image. Screenshot-85 Transform your photo into water color photo effect Open your Brush picker again, click the gear icon and this time, click "Wet Media Brushes". Again, click OK to replace your current brushes with the Wet Media Brushes. Click "Watercolor Textured Surface" and press Enter or Return. Make its Opacity 50% and press Enter or Return. To make your brush bigger, press the right bracket key on your keyboard and make sure your "CapsLock" key is not on. Brush over your image and adjust the size of your brush accordingly. Screenshot-86 Transform your photo into water color photo effect   Notice, when the brushstrokes overlap eachother, the areas gets darker as the color builds just as actual watercolors do. If you want to hide some of the pencil lines or minimize their appearance, make the Pencil Lines layer active and click the Layer Mask icon to make a layer mask next to the Pencil Lines. Increase its opacity to 100% and brush over the pencil lines that you want hide. Screenshot-88 Transform your photo into water color photo effect If you want to just lighten some of the pencil lines and not completely hide them, just reduce your brush's opacity and brush over those lines. Next, we'll make our colors more vibrant by clicking the Adjustment layer icon and clicking "Vibrance". Drag the Vibrance slider all the way to the right. Screenshot-89 Transform your photo into water color photo effect The last step is to add a paper texture. To do this, make the Smart Blur layer active and go to Filter and Filter Gallery. Close the Stylize folder and open the Texture folder. Click "Texturizer". Choose "Sandstone" for the texture. Make the Scaling 100%, the Relief 2 or 3 and the Light from the Top. Screenshot-90 Transform your photo into water color photo effect Thats it. You are done. You can add diffecet values to change quilty of this effect. This is the easy method to make watercolor effect. If you have any questions contact me or commet below. Share my tutorial with others Thank you. image Transform your photo into water color photo effect Video tutorial below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwLSLWhOKU0

Smoke Effect in Photoshop

7-1 Smoke Effect in Photoshop Hi, I m pasindu from psdsquare. In this tutorial, you can learn how to make the smoke effect in photoshop. There are many ways to do this, however, I found that the way shown in this tutorial is relatively quick and effective.

How to Create Smoke Effect

Click on brush tool and make sure white is your foreground color. The opacity should be about 50% in your brush presets check shape dynamics, airbrush and smoothing. I'm using the 40-pixel brush. 1-1 Smoke Effect in Photoshop Create a new layer by clicking on the new layer button and retitle this "smoke". Start brushing and wavy lines. 2-1 Smoke Effect in Photoshop I found that using a few different size brushes that overlap each other work very well. I'm using a different combination of brush strokes that I did earlier. You may have to try it a few times before you find the right combination. It looks terrible now but in the end, it looks like the smoke image you saw at the beginning of this tutorial. "Press ctrl + t" or "command + t" on a mac to bring up the transform and press on the warp tool. Click on the areas of the warp transform and move them around until it forms the shape of the smoke that you like. 3-1 Smoke Effect in Photoshop Press "Enter" or "Return" to accept it. Go to filter > other > maximum. It will immediately start looking more like smoke. I chose 12 pixels in the maximum window but you may find a different amount better suited for your brush strokes. I want to bring the smoke more into the bottom area. I'll call up transform again and click on the warped transform button. 4-1 Smoke Effect in Photoshop Add some filters to smoke. First, destruct the smoke layer to accept smart filters. To do this go to Filter > convert for the smart filter. This window will pop up telling that the layer will become a smart object so just press ok. 5-1 Smoke Effect in Photoshop Now need to soften up the smoke and add some atmosphere. Go to filter > blur > surface blur. the surface blur window will open I'm using a radius of 85 and a threshold of 81. 6-1 Smoke Effect in Photoshop Go to the layers panel and click on the new layer button. Click on the smoke layer while pressing ctrl or command. This will bring up its selection. Then click on the new layer to activate it. Go to filter > render > clouds. Retitle the layer smoke overlay and change the mode from normal to overlay. Change the shape of the smoke a bit. So we're going to call up the transformed by clicking ctrl + t or command + t and then click on the walk transform button. Just manipulate the warp transform to give our smoker shape we like and for finishing touches, you can always add remove or change the filters until you're happy with the result. 7-1 Smoke Effect in Photoshop

Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial

10 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial   Hello there, I m Pasindu from psdsquare. This is my first photoshop tutorial post. In this tutorial, you can learn great features in photoshop CS5, CS6, CC, CC2017. The refine edge feature and the quick tool.   The quick selection tool allows you to draw selections around an image very quickly while the refine edge featured as a fantastic job creating detailed masks for feathery areas like hair. In many ways, the refine edge tool replaces the extract tool plug-in filter in earlier versions of photoshop. That you have to download from the adobe site.  

Select the Image Using Quick Selection Tool

  Here's a picture of a girl wispy hair. You can see how difficult if not impossible it would be to paint in a good mask of the hair. The refine edge feature takes care of the problem quickly and painlessly. Ultimately cut out the girl and place her on this background. 1 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial It's always a good idea to make a copy of the image you're working on. So we'll press "ctrl + J" or "command + J" on mac to make a copy of the layer. 2 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial We're going to roughly define the areas of the image. Click the Quick Selection tool and click and drag. Doing so will create a selection of the image Like this. 4 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial 3 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial You can subtract areas of the selection by clicking "alt" or "option" on a mac. Go to the top and click on refine edge. This will open up the dialogue box. If you click on view mode you'll be able to see your image and its selection on various backgrounds. Depending on the on image you'll be able to choose among various few modes that best shows your mask. You can choose overlay, black, white, black & white, on layers or on the background. Click on black for this particular image and then go into edge detection and click on a smart radius. Increase the radius to about 8 pixels. Click on the refine radius tool. Then Go to the upper left of the screen and adjust the size of the tool. Take the refine radius brush tool and paint in the areas around the wispy hair. 5 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial 6 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial After this step, it basically defines the area of transition you can still see some of the backgrounds in her hair. Increase the amount of bit and notice the subtle difference.Now set the output to new layer with layer mask and click ok. This is how a girl looks on the background now. 7 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial 8 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial See how the wispy hair is all picked up the fine detail it would take forever to try to paint that in. You can make the hair pop a little more to duplicate the layer. This step you can get even more detail.The refine edge tool that's a great job in doing this. 9 Quick Selection Tool Quick Tutorial Thank you, If you have any question you can comment below or you can watch this video for better understand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAkmWqm8PAo