There are tons of PHOTOSHOP EFFECTS that can be created. Today, we are going to create a cool photoshop effect that will take any picture and turn them into a mime.
Using the selection tool, select only the models face and duplicate it by pressing ctrl + j. You will have two layers. One is the original and the other is only the face selection.
Continue with the face selection and go to Adjustments >Brightness/Contrast. (Brightness: 51/Contrast: 100) do no mark the legacy option. Now on this Adjustment layer, you will be changing the blending mode to overlay. The image will look like this.
Continue with the face selection and go to Adjustments> Hue Saturation (Hue:0/ Saturation: -100/Lightness: 11) Do not mark the Colorize Option. The image will look like this.
Now select all three layers (Face, Brightness and Hue) and merge them together. You will now have the original file and the face in white.
Click on the white face layer and click on the add vector mask option. We are doing this to be able to erase the undesired white parts of the face as shown in the next step.
With a soft round brush you shall erase the borders, eyes, mouth and any other part you do not want on the white layer. What will appear in the erased spaces will be the original layer at the bottom. PHOTOSHOP EFFECTS are not that hard. Go to step 7.
Click on the original face layer and select the face once more. Duplicate the selection and place it over the white face layer as shown in this image. With this new face layer, we’ll be transforming it into black. Almost the same process as we did to transform it into white a few steps earlier.
Continue with the face selection and go to Adjustments> Hue/Saturation (Hue: 0/ Saturation: -100/Lightness: 28) Do not mark the Colorize Option. The image will look like this.
Continue with the face selection and go to Adjustments> Brightness/Contrast (Brightness: -150/ Contrast: 100) do not mark the legacy option. Now on this Adjustment layer, you’ll be changing the blending mode to Hard Light. The image will look like this.
Now select all three layers(Black face, Hue and Brightness) and merge them together. You now have only the original file, the white face and the black face above them all.
Click on the black face layer and click on the add vector mask option as in the image. We are doing this to be able to erase the undesired black parts of the face as shown in the next step.
With a soft round brush erase the borders, eyes, and any other part we do not want of the black face layer. After this step, the image will look like something like this.
Now drag the black face layer under the white face layer as shown in the image. Now the white layer is over all the layers, so anything we erase from the white layer, what will appear will be black parts from the layer underneath.
On the white face layer, you’ll be using the pen tool or any other selection tool you prefer, and make selections on the parts we will be transforming into black ( or erasing the white so the black can show off).
Once we have made our selections we will go erasing these selections from the white face layer. Its up to you to decide what shapes and were you are going to place them. Its up to you decide what shapes and were you going to place them. This is just an example. As you are erasing, the black face layer that is below the white one will start to show. Giving us the effect we see on this image.
Just to add a little different tone to the overall image. Click on the original layer (bottom layer) ad duplicate to it. Drag the duplicated layer all the way to the top, making it the 1st layer of all. Change the blending mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 20%. The final results until now will look like the image above.
To add some blush, create a new blank layer at the top of all the layers created until now. Select a soft brush and apply two red dots on the models cheek. Now go to Filter> Blur> Gaussian Blur> Radius at 20 pixels. You will now have a smooth red blush on her face.
Change the blush layer to Multiply.
Now above all layers, add a Hue/Saturation layer and lower the overall image saturation to -40. If you want to add a twist to the image, open a grunge texture over all the layers. Change the blend mode to Overlay. Now with an eraser or mask, erase the texture from the models body and face, leaving only the texture in the background.