A Work in Progress: Caricature expressions



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step 1 of 7

Make a background by choosing two colors, render clouds, blur, add new layer, render clouds again, blend on soft light mode, merge layers, add sandstone texture from photoshop filter gallery. Paint on a vignette using burn tool.

Creation of Caricature expressions: Step 1
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step 2 of 7

Make pencil drawing effect by duplicating source layer, invert the duplicated layer, blur 8 pixels, blend on colour dodge mode, merge layers, desaturate.

Creation of Caricature expressions: Step 2
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step 3 of 7

Using warp tool, liquify filter, smudge tool and pencil tool, blend lines and distort the face shape into a cartoonish character.

Creation of Caricature expressions: Step 3
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step 4 of 7

Repeat step 3 on happy face.

Creation of Caricature expressions: Step 4
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step 5 of 7

Blend faces with background layer using multiply mode.
Add some splatters with various splatter brushes.

Creation of Caricature expressions: Step 5
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step 6 of 7

Add more splatters, adjust levels, duplicate layer, render lighting effects and blend on soft light mode at 50% opacity.

Creation of Caricature expressions: Step 6
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step 7 of 7

Add torn edges and ripped paper effect using torn paper brushes.

Creation of Caricature expressions: Step 7
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Final result

Creation of Caricature expressions: Final Result

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avatar still26
still26 says:

I think I understood everything you did, it seems if I followed your guidelines I could be able to do this too....THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

(4 years and 145 days ago)