35 Creative Portrait Effects Photoshop Tutorials

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Portrait effects are no longer constrained to vignettes or simple stencil effects. This area has vertiginously evolved to an unbelievable level of creativity and complexity. So, don’t expect to find your average two step special effect. Many of these require a lot of work, which in the end will result in a lot of Photoshop techniques learned. As usual, don’t try this with your average bad quality family photos. These effects require good quality high resolution images to obtain optimum results.

pencil sketch effect

Turn a photo into a pencil sketch

portrait effects

Two color technicolor effect

dreamy portrait

Dreamy mystical effect

beauty retouching

Complete beauty retouching

andy warhol style

Andy Warhol pop effect

Natural skin smoothing

portrait effects

Photo to Illustration effect

portrait effects

Give your photos a color ink sketch effect

portrait effects

Give your photos a retro comic look effect

portrait effects

Creating an unique profile image

portrait effects

Snow queen

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Underwater portrait effect

portrait effects

High contrast artistic portrait

portrait effects

Abstract lighting effect

portrait effects

Pop portrait effect

portrait effects

Turn a face into a stone statue

portrait effects

Creating a smoke fading effect

Portrait effects

Color effects with alpha channel

portrait effects

Retro pop art in Photoshop

portrait effects

Good and evil photo effect

portrait effects

Create a vexel image in Photoshop

portrait effects

Polaroids effect

portrait effects

Ghosting an image

portrait effects

Andy Warhol pop art effect

portrait effects

Cross processing effect

portrait effects

Create a text portrait in Photoshop

portrait effects

Turn a face into a flower

portrait effects

Turn a portrait into a beautiful porcelain mask

portrait effects

Design a Coldplay/Apple inspired portrait

portrait effects

Dave Hill look

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Weave photo effect

portrait effects

Applying a realistic tattoo

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Adding Reflections To Sunglasses In Photoshop