6 exciting portrait effects you can do in Photoshop

Category: Photoshop Guides

Thanks to Snapchat app,  you can easily swap faces with a friend or add funny animal masks to your face in a second. Hilarious! But what about quality?

Portrait retouching in Photoshop is not limited to high-end, professional retouching for magazines or photo books. You can also create some creative artistic portraits. Yeah, I bet you knew that. But do you know how to do it?

In this guide I will share 6 excellent Photoshop portrait effects tutorials from artists and instructors such as Marty Geller, Chris Spooner, Aaron Nace and many others.

portrait-animalfur

Apply an animal face to a portrait tutorial

portrait-doublexposure

Create a double exposure effect tutorial

portrait-facepainting

Face painting effect portrait tutorial

portrait-kissmakeup

Apply a Kiss makeup to a face tutorial

portrait-newspaper

Newspaper collage portrait effect tutorial

portrait1

Lowpoly portrait effect tutorial

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