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: 511471
Score: 9.53 / 10
Author earned: $15
Practice tutorial

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Final Image



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52 Comments:

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Guest says:

Amazing

(4 years and 218 days ago)
avatar dekwid
dekwid says:

nice effect....

(4 years and 218 days ago)
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[banned] says:

That is incredibly cool.

(4 years and 218 days ago)
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Guest says:

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

(4 years and 211 days ago)
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[banned] says:

nice,i like this tutorial

(4 years and 209 days ago)
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Guest says:

Thats awesome ! Thanks.

(4 years and 201 days ago)
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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

(4 years and 201 days ago)
avatar nishagandhi

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

(4 years and 200 days ago)
avatar editterrorist

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

(4 years and 196 days ago)
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Guest says:

this is the best tutorial for comic effect

(4 years and 193 days ago)
avatar patty
patty says:

Great tutorial and great effect! Five stars for me

(4 years and 193 days ago)
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[banned] says:

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

(4 years and 190 days ago)
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Guest says:

hey dude its awesome

(4 years and 129 days ago)
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Guest says:

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

(4 years and 113 days ago)
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Guest says:

thanks.

(4 years and 112 days ago)
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Guest says:

nicely described its really cool.

(4 years and 112 days ago)
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rasha says:

Great job

(4 years and 54 days ago)
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[banned] says:

great tutorial will help me thanks

(4 years and 31 days ago)
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[banned] says:

wow so creative

(3 years and 330 days ago)
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Guest says:

wow... i like this tutorial..

(3 years and 289 days ago)
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Guest says:

im stupid this to hard for me

(3 years and 281 days ago)
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Guest says:

im stupid this to hard for me

(3 years and 281 days ago)
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[banned] says:

awesome! tnx

(3 years and 266 days ago)
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Guest says:

Nice thanks

(3 years and 262 days ago)
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[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!

(3 years and 250 days ago)
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Guest says:

Awesome Tutorials

(3 years and 250 days ago)
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Guest says:

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

(3 years and 234 days ago)
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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

(3 years and 234 days ago)
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Guest says:

wonderful its awesome thank very much

(3 years and 216 days ago)
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[banned] says:

big PRO my friend!! ++ tutorial
Thanks!

(3 years and 205 days ago)
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[banned] says:

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

(3 years and 199 days ago)
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Guest says:

very cool. thank you for sharing.

(3 years and 187 days ago)
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Guest says:

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

(3 years and 171 days ago)
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Guest says:

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

(3 years and 171 days ago)
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Guest says:

Good tutorial

(3 years and 156 days ago)
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[banned] says:

it's Really Awesome

(3 years and 121 days ago)
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JASON says:

You Got Mad Skillz Bro!

(3 years and 113 days ago)
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[banned] says:

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

(3 years and 109 days ago)
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Guest says:

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

(3 years and 99 days ago)
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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 !

(3 years and 99 days ago)
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Guest says:

Not bad Tutorial --->BUT

(3 years and 95 days ago)
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Guest says:

This is cool

(2 years and 305 days ago)
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Guest says:

THANK YOU!

(2 years and 275 days ago)
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Guest says:

this is awesome .... thanks

(2 years and 267 days ago)
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pierre [banned] says:

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

(2 years and 250 days ago)
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Guest says:

good one

(2 years and 242 days ago)
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[banned] says:

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

(2 years and 221 days ago)
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Guest says:

Great tutorial

(2 years and 201 days ago)
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Guest says:

Great tutorial

(2 years and 201 days ago)
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[banned] says:

The Best there is.... #cool

(2 years and 191 days ago)
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TAA says:

The Best there is.... #cool

(2 years and 191 days ago)
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TAA says:

Just Cool... Nice Job

(2 years and 191 days ago)


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