How to add cartoon effect in photoshop?

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This may be the best Photoshop cartoon effect, so if you want to learn the step-by-step process, keep reading!

Table of contents

  • Add a quick selection tool.
  • Rifine-edge.
  • Apply to add a layer mask.
  • New page.
  • Apply the cutout edges effect.

Let’s start with the first step.

Step 1: Add a quick selection tool.

To begin, let’s choose the Quick Selection Tool. This can be done by clicking on the icon depicted below located in the toolbar down the left side of the screen, or by hitting the B button on your keyboard.If you want to select image area.

Photoshop, Quick, Selection, Tool

Step 2: Rifine-edge.

Go to the options menu bar and click on Refine edge.

Photoshop, Rifine, Edge

Click on the Refine Radius Tool and select the outer image area. Go to Refine edge -> adjust-edge and enter the following values:

  • Smooth: 13
  • Feather: 1.9
  • Contrast: 13
  • Shift edge: 0

Photoshop, Adjust, Edge

Go to the add layer mask at the bottom of the tools panel.

Step 3: Apply to add a layer mask.

Photoshop, Cliping, Mask

You can see open the add layer mask layer available on Photoshop right side section.

Photoshop, Opne, Cliping, Mask

Then select add layer mask and click on delete icon and pop-up delete box and click on apply.

Photoshop, Apply, Mask

Step 4: New page.

Go to File -> click on -> New and set width 1200, height 1200.

Photoshop, New, Page

Can you see the white page and drag and drop your image here.

Photoshop, Page

Step 5: Apply the cutout edges effect.

Go to Filter click on filter-gallery.

Photoshop, Filter-gallery

Click Filter -› Filter Gallery -› Artistic: Cutout Edges. From here, you can set a high Edge Thickness, set the Edge Intensity to a low value or add a low Posterisation value depending on the image.

Photoshop, Cutout

Finally, we have created a cartoon image in Photoshop.

Photoshop, Cortun

Follow this article to quickly transform your photo into a cartoon picture.

Thanks for reading…