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Turn your photo into an illustration with just one filter in Photoshop

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Here’s a fun little twist that you can make to your social media avatar even if you don’t think you have artistic talent to draw your own caricature.

PiXimperfect‘s guru, Unmesh Dinda, shows you how to create the illusion of a vector illustration using just a single filter in Photoshop. Painting highlights and shadows to your portrait with the help of a Wacom Intuos Pro tablet will add more definition to the effect, resulting in a unique cartoon that reflects your personality.

 


About PiXimperfect and Unmesh Dinda

PiXimperfect is a free online resource for learning Photoshop and Lightroom. Unmesh and his team believe that if you learn the concepts (and not just memorize the steps),  you can better translate your imagination visually to the world.  Unmesh says not worry about the quality at first – it will improve over time. Just keep creating and your consistency will take care of the rest.

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