Smudge Painting Effect – Photoshop Tutorial

Smudge Painting Effect – Photoshop Tutorial

Right click on the layer and select Duplicate layer.

Now Go to, Filter> Filter Gallery> Paint Daubs Now select the "Smudge Tool" and pick up a suitable brush Brushes link is in the description box Adjust, strength of the brush to be lesser than 25% Now start smudging.

Keep adjusting your brush strength to achieve proper smudging.

Select a different brush to smudge hair Frequently change brush angle while smudging the hair.

Now go to Filter> Camera raw filter and adjust the settings to improve color, contrast and highlights of the image.

Now change background from Transparent to colored background.

Gradient fill image background.

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