How to Create a Cartoon Effect using Photoshop

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step-14-sharp-image

Step 14. Here’s what my image looks like so far, after using the sharpen option.

 

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Step 15. We need to make a background for our image. Head down and create a new adjustment layer > Solid Color. The color I decided to go with was blue. Position the solid color background behind the Filter Gallery layer.

Color Code: bde8fe

step-16-model-and-layers

Step 16. Here’s what my image looks like with the new background and our layer arrangements.

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Step 17. Duplicate the Sharpen layer by selecting it. Then pressing CTRL + J. Rename the new layer to Halftone > Then head up to Filter > Pixelate > Color Halftone.