Hi guys, today I’ll show you how to create a splatter effect in Photoshop.
At first, we will separate the subject from the background. Go to Select > Subject, Photoshop AI will choose the subject for us. Head to Select > Select and Mask > use Refine Edges Brush tool to make its selection accurate. Paint over her hair and her body to remove the background left.
Check to “Decontaminate colors” , amount 64%
Output “New layer with layer mask”. OK
Press CTRL or CMD + C to copy this layer. Go to File > New > choose Custom and set the values as below
Color mode: RGB color
White in background contents
Double click to the lock icon to unlock the background layer.
Click to fx icon, choose “Blending Options”, choose “Gradient Overlay”
Blend mode: Normal
Click to color box, select “Black, White”
Change black color to the color that you prefer.
I’ll go with Red
OK to close all windows
Now, CTRL or CMD + V to paste the girl that we copied before.
Use Tranforms tool (CTRL + T) to expand the subject to fit with the canvas.
CTRL+T to expand and move it down. Hold CTRL key and click to layer 1 to take its selection.
Turn off layer 1, select the mask of subject layer, then press Delete
In Layer 0, create a new layer with this icon, pick up brush tool, click to arrow icon, drop down menu in wheel icon and select “Import Brushes”. Load this set of splatter brushes.
Open splatter folder, choose the brush that you like, increase brush size with this bracket ]. Set foreground color to dark red to match with the background and subject color. Dab to apply the brush to the image. Change to different brushes to create a unique dripping effect.
Create a new layer for using other brushes.
Use eraser tool to remove the color.
In background layer, create “Blending Options”, add Drop Shadow. Blend mode: Linear Burn
Black in color box
Angle 90 degrees
Distance 20 pixels
Size 10 pixels
Put splatter brushes and subject layers into a group.
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