Smoke Dispersion Effect – How to Tutorial

How to create a smoke dispersion effect using Photoshop.

Smoke Dispersion Effect

In this awesome Photoshop tutorial, I will teach you how to create a smoke dispersion effect using smoke brushes. We will be grabbing an image of a model in a red dress to use. We will then be using the mask tool to mask out areas we no longer need. Then we will begin adding the effect using the brushes. You can be very creative with this effect. It’s also suitable for beginning levels. Hope you enjoy!

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Smoke Dispersion Effect Tutorial


  • Smoke Brushes
  • Masks
  • Quick Selection Tool
  • Pen Tool (Optional)
  • Content Aware Tool
  • Other Basic Tools

This tutorial was create a long time ago, but still very popular today, if you want to check out some of my latest dispersion effects have a look here.

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