Photoshop Tutorial: Creating a Professional Cartoon Effect from a Real Photograph



In this tutorial, i will explain the technique i used in creating a cartoon effect from a real photograph for the contest "Cartoon Effect"

Contest Link: Cartoon Effect Photoshop Contest


End result:
Creating a Professional Cartoon Effect from a Real Photograph Final Image

Author:
avatar chromathoughts

Views: 763240
Score: 9.53 / 10
Author earned: $15
Practice tutorial

Step 1

Step 1


Step 2

Step 2


Step 3

Step 3


Step 4

Step 4


Step 5

Step 5


Step 6

Step 6


Step 7

Step 7


Step 8

Step 8


Step 9

Step 9


Step 10

Step 10


Step 11

Step 11


Step 12

Step 12


Step 13

Step 13


Step 14

Step 14


Step 15

Step 15


Step 16

Step 16


Step 17

Step 17


Step 18

Step 18


Step 19

Step 19


Step 20

Final Image



Howdie Guest!

We have 20+ awesome contests running every single week, with great prizes!
Photoshop Contests, Photography Contests, Drawing Contests and 3D Contests!

Feel free to join our free community and show of your talents to others, it's big fun!

LOGIN HERE / REGISTER FOR FREE or stay in touch pxleyes RSS feed




52 Comments:

no avatar
Guest says:

Amazing

(5 years and 1267 days ago)
avatar dekwid
dekwid says:

nice effect....

(5 years and 1267 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

That is incredibly cool.

(5 years and 1267 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Great tutorial, but omg... comics font ! x_x

(5 years and 1260 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

nice,i like this tutorial

(5 years and 1258 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Thats awesome ! Thanks.

(5 years and 1250 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

It didn't work for me. My gaussian blur didn't effect my pic like that. It gave my pic a more dramatic effect, which is cool, but not what Step 8 shows. I am using CS2, which may be why. If so, what adjustments should I make? I am pretty much a novice at Photoshop/Graphic Design

(5 years and 1250 days ago)
avatar nishagandhi

wow this is so cool effect!! very detailed one!

(5 years and 1249 days ago)
avatar editterrorist

Great tutorial, really well explained for beginners like me. thank you.

(5 years and 1245 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

this is the best tutorial for comic effect

(5 years and 1242 days ago)
avatar patty
patty says:

Great tutorial and great effect! Five stars for me

(5 years and 1242 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

awesome tutorial ,, im gonna get home today and try this one thanks ...

(5 years and 1239 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

hey dude its awesome

(5 years and 1178 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Who Rocks? You Rock!
Thanks for the Great Tutorial!

(5 years and 1162 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

thanks.

(5 years and 1161 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

nicely described its really cool.

(5 years and 1161 days ago)
no avatar
rasha says:

Great job

(5 years and 1103 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

great tutorial will help me thanks

(5 years and 1080 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

wow so creative

(5 years and 1014 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

wow... i like this tutorial..

(5 years and 973 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

im stupid this to hard for me

(5 years and 965 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

im stupid this to hard for me

(5 years and 965 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

awesome! tnx

(5 years and 950 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Nice thanks

(5 years and 946 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

WOW! That is some true skill and talent right there. Never even knew you could do that in PS. Thanks for taking the time to teach it!

(5 years and 934 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Awesome Tutorials

(5 years and 934 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

kindly give this effect link for video tutorial so that i can learn it properly

(5 years and 918 days ago)
no avatar
faixi says:

hey i like this effect so much but i can't do like this kindly can u upload this tutorial in you tube and give me the link plzzzzzzzz .. i want to learn properly this tutorial.. i m waiting for reply

(5 years and 918 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

wonderful its awesome thank very much

(5 years and 900 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

big PRO my friend!! ++ tutorial
Thanks!

(5 years and 889 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

Amazing, its gonna take a long time to do this, but its totally worth it.

(5 years and 883 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

very cool. thank you for sharing.

(5 years and 871 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Easy to understand even for a Multimedia Design 1 High School student ! Thanks !

(5 years and 855 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Easy to understand even for a Multimedia Design 1 High School student ! Thanks !

(5 years and 855 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Good tutorial

(5 years and 840 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

it's Really Awesome

(5 years and 805 days ago)
no avatar
JASON says:

You Got Mad Skillz Bro!

(5 years and 797 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

Very Very hard but it's really amazing , so professional , good luck and keep it up

(5 years and 793 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

where are all the non complimentary comments, like what size image are you using etc.
Just saying

(5 years and 783 days ago)
no avatar
jt says:

sorry did'nt work for me either. Got lost in translation somewhere. Can't see what's happening when i paint on the layer mask. Otherwise nice tut bro !

(5 years and 783 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Not bad Tutorial --->BUT

(5 years and 779 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

This is cool

(5 years and 624 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

THANK YOU!

(5 years and 594 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

this is awesome .... thanks

(5 years and 586 days ago)
no avatar
pierre [banned] says:

Awesome tutorial! Worked as if I've been doing this for years. Thank you...

(5 years and 569 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

good one

(5 years and 561 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

Mehn! You should open a school! The best tutorial ever! Thanks!

(5 years and 540 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Great tutorial

(5 years and 520 days ago)
no avatar
Guest says:

Great tutorial

(5 years and 520 days ago)
no avatar
[banned] says:

The Best there is.... #cool

(5 years and 510 days ago)
no avatar
TAA says:

The Best there is.... #cool

(5 years and 510 days ago)
no avatar
TAA says:

Just Cool... Nice Job

(5 years and 510 days ago)


Leave a Comment


Name:
Comment: