How to Turn Photos into Cartoon Effect – Photoshop Tutorial


Hi. In this tutorial, you will learn how to convert photos, into a cartoon effect in Photoshop. This also is created with the same method. Let’s get started! First of all, Go and check your image size. Make sure that, one of the Width or Height is 2000 pixels. You should change your image size, since filters depends on the image resolution. Now, with you layer selected, Duplicate it once with CTRL+J. Grab your Quick Selection Tool from the tools panel. Start selecting your object. From the Options Panel, grab the (-) Selection tool, to subtract from selection. Get back to the (+) Selection tool. You can switch between the (+) and (-) Selection Tools, by holding the ALT key. Enhance your selection as much as you can. Hold BACKSPACE and drag, to move inside your canvas like me. Hold ALT key, and subtract this part from your selection. You can control the brush size, by using the Bracket keys [ , ]. Now, With you layer selected, Click on the mask icon to create a layer mask from your selection. Now, Right-click the mask and choose Refine Mask Change view if you want. I will choose Black view. Increase Smooth and Contrast. Also, Increase Radius a little bit. Then, click OK. Now, we have enhanced our selection. Select the “Background” layer, and create a solid color Layer. Change color to white. Grab the Pen Tool. From the Option Panel, Change to shape. Remove the Stroke. Add change Fill color to any color you want. In my case, I will use this yellow color, ffff29. Now, start drawing a wavy shape like this, with the pen tool. Now, Select all the 3 layers, then right-click and choose, Convert to Smart Object. Now, Select “Layer 1”, then, duplicate it 2 times with CTRL+J Make “layer 1” only visible. Select “Layer 1”, and choose Filter Gallery, from the Filter Menu. Under Artistic folder choose Poster Edge. Change Values to 0, 0, and 2. Then click OK. Since we are working with smart objects, the filter will be applied as a smart filter. With your same layer selected, go to Filter, Sharpen, and choose Unsharp Mask. This will add some sharpening to our image. Keep Amount Value at 90%, with 5 Pixels Radius, and 10 Threshold. Then click OK. Now, go to Filters, and choose Oil Paint Filter. In some Photoshop versions, you can find the oil Paint, under Stylize filters. Now, Select Oil Paint. Make Stylization 4. Cleanliness 3. and Scale 0.1 . and keep all other values 0. then click OK. Again, with your layer selected, apply the Unsharp Mask. But, this time, decrease amount to 60%. and Threshold to 5. Double-click the layer’s text to rename. Now select the second layer, and unhide it. Go to Filter, then choose Filter Gallery. Under Artistic, choose Poster Edges. Change values to 0, 3, and 6. Then click OK. Again, with the same layer selected, go to oil paint filter. keep values the same, and click OK. Change Blend Mode to Overlay. and change the Opacity to 25%. As you can see, This will add some extra outlines. Collapse the layer. Change name to “Outlines”. Change the last layer’s name to “High Pass”. Make it visible, then select it. Go to High Pass filter. Change Radius to 2, then click OK. Change Blend Mode to Overlay. As you can see, This will add an extra little Details. Let’s add some adjustment layers. Add Levels. Adjust Levels sliders, depending on your image. That’s Great! Now, Add a Vibrance Layer. Adjust Vibrance and Saturation as you want. Also, add a Color Lookup layer. From the drop down menu, choose 3strip dot look. Change Opacity to 50%. Group all layers, and let’s see the before & after. Please LIKE the video to Support us. and SUBSCRIBE for more free tutorials. Thanks for Watching!

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