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Step 1. Open your image. I'm using a picture of Avril Lavigne. Use anything yu want, but people pictures come out best. User posted image

2. (OPTIONAL) Use this effect for best outcome. I think it is called bitmap blending.
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I used it and came up with this.
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3. Merge down if you have to by pressing CTRL-E

4. Create a new layerby going to Layer>>New>>Layer or click new layer in layers palette.

5. Fill this layer w any color. I used #9DEAFB.

6. Change the blending mode of this layer to "color" on the layer palette.
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7. Create another new layer.

8. Fill this with another color. I used #FFD1EA.

9. Change blending mode to color.
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10. On the second fill layer, use lasso tool to cut out some parts of the layer.
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11. Use gaussian blur. Filter>>Blur>>Gaussian Blur on the cutout layer set to whatever comes out best. I used 60. User posted image

12 Flatten the image. Layer>>flatten image.

Viola and your done. You can repeat steps 4-6 for more color.

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wow awesome!

By sunshine07 on Feb 3, 2009 10:11 am

how do you use the lasso tool? sorry, kind of new to photoshop.

By RockstarWoo16 on May 28, 2008 4:22 am

that is pretty good!

By sarahxboys on Dec 26, 2007 3:36 pm

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