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Pop Art Effect in Photoshop

Posted on 30th April 2018
For this tutorial, you will need an image or portrait with a white or very neutral background.

1 - In Photoshop, open the image you chose.

2 - Duplicate your image twice (Command/Control + J). Hide the top one by clicking on the small eye icon to the left of its thumbnail.

3 - Select the first duplicate (the one in the middle) and go to Filter > Filter Gallery > Artistic > Poster Edges and use the following values:

4 - Double-click on its thumbnail and apply the following “Layer Styles”:

Stroke: (#ffffff)

Inner Glow: (#000000)

5 - Create a “Vibrance Adjustment Layer” and crank up the “Vibrance” value to +100.

6 - Select the second duplicate (the one on top) and go to Filter > Pixelate > Color Halftone and use the following values:

7 - Change the “Blending Mode” to “Soft Light”.

8 - Make a copy of this layer and change the “Blending Mode” to “Saturation”.

9 - Your image should look like this.

by @lornacane

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