Photoshop Daily Creative Challenge – Dissolving Portrait

CHALLENGE: Transform your portrait in a snap by using texture brushes, masking, and the liquify tool to create a dissolving portrait effect!
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Join your host Sam Peterson each morning at 9:00am PT to learn how to approach each challenge using Photoshop. Complete 9 challenges by Friday, February 11th, and you’ll be on your way to sharpening your skills. Get your questions answered, see what the community is creating and get feedback on your work!

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00:00 Start
04:18 Select Subject – selection tools
06:15 Clipping masks
07:54 Gradient Maps
11:53 Dissolving into dust effect
15:27 Motion Blur
16:11 Liquify
18:41 Smudge tool or gaussian blur for feathered edges
20:21 Painting out the mask to reveal the dissolve effect
21:56 Using Motion Blur & Smudge Tool for fine tuning
23:13 Adding in dust details w/ Dissolve Blend Mode Brush


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