Introduction: Shadowed Photoshop Comic Book Effect

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In this instructable you will learn how to add a cool comic book like effect to an image. Just follow the steps, its pretty easy

Note: First picture is my version, second is original.

Step 1: Select and Change Levels

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Make a new layer and select the main image you want to use with one of the selection tools. Once you have it paste it in the other clean layer. Control + click on the layer you just pasted into then click on the first original layer and press delete. That takes the image out of the first layer so you don't have ugly doubling.

Now, on the second layer go to image>adjustments>levels and move the far left slider slightly to the right. This will bring out the colors in the image.

Step 2: Add Poster Edge Effect

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Now go to filter>artistic>poster edges and add this filter. You can fool around with the settings to suit your picture. Your almost done now!


Rock Soldier (author)2009-09-02

Kinda looks like you burnt your hand...

EnigmaRaven (author)2008-01-19

It is to bad that this is not done, I would have like to learn how to do more things on Photoshop. I just got CS3 and I am so lost in it. Any help would have been nice.

peterrus (author)2006-12-22

I have to agree, it is far from finished, and it doesnt even look like a comic. I am sorry but looks like you didnt do a great job. Bu t hey no problem, try again

I like the avatar.

Maxaxle88 (author)2007-06-11


brad (author)2006-12-15

This seems unfinished....esp. when the last line is "You're almost done now!"

Silverifle (author)brad2007-05-17

Brad you know you got a point. is there more.......

mad rabid sh33p (author)2007-01-14

well i dont even have photoshop- well i have expresions 5.0 but w/e so yeah

mattsmad (author)2007-01-02

this looks kl

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