How to Create a Cartoon Effect using Photoshop

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Step-5-new-layer-ok

Step 5. Once you’re done. Head over and select Output To: New Layer. This means once you press OK. You’re new selection will be on its own layer. So go ahead press OK.

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Step 6. Rename your new layer to Filter Gallery. Then head up to Filter > Filter Gallery.

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Step 7. Once you get into the Filter Gallery. In the Artistic tab, select Poster Edges. Here’s the settings that I’ve found that work great.

Edge Thickness: 8
Edge Intensity: 0
Posterization: 6

Step-8-b

Step 7. (B) Here’s what the model should look like after the above settings. If not, it should look close.

 

Step-8-cutout settings

Step 8. Once you’re done with the poster edge settings. Head down to the bottom. You should see an option to create a new effect layer. Click on it. In the Artistic tab, this time select Cutout.

Settings
Number of Levels: 7
Edge Simplicity: 4
Edge Fidelity: 2

Step-8b-Model-Look

Step 8. (B) This is what the model looks like after the above settings.