Hunting for an easy way to turn your model photography into cartoons? You might have tried a number of ways to do that but all of them resulted poorly. Whether you tried AI or manual tools, they were either crappy tools or there were tactical flaws.
No worries! Right now, you are in the right place to convert your model photo into cartoon versions. We have chosen Adobe Photoshop, the best image editing software to walk you through the process of bringing a cartoonized look to your models.
All you have to do is just follow some simple and hassle-free steps and that’s it! You will be done with your tasks. Without further ado, let’s get started…
Photoshop is an amazing tool to convert your model photography to cartoon versions. Several ways are there to do that. But in this tutorial, we have chosen the easiest of all.
First off, open an image with a real human being in your Photoshop window. Then, unlock the background layer and rename it. After that, copy the background layer by pressing Ctrl + J.
Now, move to the Filter tab on the menu bar and navigate to the item “Other”. From there, select “High Pass” to move ahead to apply the filter.
Immediately after that, a small window will show up. Set “Radius” to 9 or 10. And then, hit the “Ok” button to apply the filter.
Now, copy the filtered layer in the same way as before. Press Ctrl + J to copy the layer and press Ctrl + I to invert the layer. Once done with that, click the Blending Mode and a drop-down menu will show up. Navigate and select “Divide” from there.
After you change the blend mode to “Divide”, your image appearance will change and will appear brighter. It’s time to merge the filtered layers. Just press Ctrl + E to merge the layers.
At this point, press Ctrl + L to set the input levels of the merged layers. Move the left and dark slider to the right to set a cool input level. Then, press the “Ok” button.
Now, copy the background layer by pressing Ctrl + J. Then, drag the copied version on top to make it visible on the window.
Next, move to the Filter tab again navigate to “Blur”. A number of options will appear to choose from. All you have to do is select the “Surface Blur” option.
Instantly after that, a mini window will show up with different parameters. Set the Radius and Threshold parameters adjusting the sliders. Once set, click the “Ok” button.
Now, move to the Blending Mode again and select “Linear Light” from the drop-down to get a cartoonized effect.
You will get a cartoonized effect on your image by now. But you may require to adjust the image opacity to get an eye-soothing appearance of the image.
Once you set a perfect opacity for your image, you should get a cool and breathtaking cartoonized version of your original image.
This is how you can turn an image with a real human being into a cartoon or animated look effortlessly with the help of Photoshop.
Just brush up your Photoshop skill and you will be all-set to bring out this type of Photoshop masterpiece.