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Learn to Apply Carpet Effect to a Photo

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On this tutorial we will show you how to apply carpet effect to a photo in Photoshop. It’s an easy tutorial that you can apply to any photo you would like.

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Learn to Apply Carpet Effect to a Photo

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Step 1

Open photo in Photoshop. Duplicate layer with Ctrl+J. Select #c5fdfe as foreground color and #000000 as background color. Desaturate duplicated layer with Image > Adjustments > Desaturate.

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Apply Filter > Sketch > Photocopy. Change Detail value to 7 and Darkness value to 8.

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Desaturate again duplicated layer with Image > Adjustments > Desaturate.

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Apply Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast to increase brightness.

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Update layer mode to Soft Light and reduce opacity to 60%.

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Step 2

Duplicate again original layer using Ctrl+J. Move layer above all other layers. Apply Filter > Sketch > Bas Relief on duplicate layer.

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Desaturate layer with Image > Adjustments > Desaturate.

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Increase constrat using Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast.

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Change layer mode to Overlay.

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Step 3

Duplicate again original layer using Ctrl+J. Move layer above all other layers. Apply Image > Adjustments > Hue/Saturation on duplicate layer.

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Change layer mode to Color.

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Step 4

Duplicate current layer using Ctrl+J. Change layer mode to Hard Light on duplicated layer.

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To complete this tutorial update current layer opacity to 70%.


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Learn to Apply Carpet Effect to a Photo
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  • karen

    what a horrible effect on a nice photo

  • http://www.yourdigitalspace.com Swamykant

    Not so good.

  • Katherine

    Nice effect!Thank you!

  • leo

    hi,
    i am a new learner of the photoshop. i can’t get given photo design after applying “Update layer mode to Soft Light and reduce opacity to 60%.” in step1. please help me