Dripping Effect

Dripping Effect & Splatter Effect in Photoshop

Dripping Effect

How to create a Dripping and Splatter effect in Photoshop?

Dripping Effect

Alright so let’s get started. The first step is to create a new document by pressing Ctrl or Cmd + N.
You can also go to file and new To ensure that your results will look like mine make the width 1920 pixels and height 1080 pixels and it’s resolution 75 pixels per inch the colour mode is RGB and 8 bits per channel the background colour is white click the lock icon to unlock the background and double-click it to open its layer style window click gradient overlay and the gradient bar click the black-white thumbnail in the lower-left stop click the colour box and pick a soft colour that works with your subject.

You can always change it later if you want the blend mode is normal and the opacity is 100% check reverse and makes the style radial and the scale is 150% open the photo will place it on to the background we just created if your move tool isn’t accurate press V on your keyboard drag the photo onto the background to reposition it just drag it once you’re happy with its size and position press Enter or return next.

We’ll separate the subject from its background by making a selection around the subject there are many ways to do this but for this example, I’ll use the quick selection tool if you’re using this tool as well makes its radius anywhere between 5 and 10 pixels drag the tool over the inside of your subjective selected to remove areas of the selection press and hold out or option, as you drag over those areas to refine the selections, edges click refine the edge and check smart radius this detects smooth and hard edges drag the radius a little bit to the right to adjust the size of your project.

  • Dripping Effect
  • Dripping Effect
  • Dripping Effect

Make sure the caps lock key is off and press the right or left bracket key on your keyboard drag the brush over all soft edges like air check decontaminate colours which prevent colour bringing along the edges drag the amount all the way to the rock how to hook it to a new layer with layer masks open the dripping photo drag it onto the background ctrl-click or command-click the dripping photo to make a selection make the original subject photoactive and press Delete on your keyboard.

Click eyeball to hide the dripping pattern then be selected by pressing ctrl or command + D click the new layer icon to make a new layer drag it below your subject set foreground colour red. open your brush tool and brush picker take this flat seven board number 500 for brush download the splatter brushes link in the description below make the subject layer active and open layer style window click drop shadow the blend mode is linear burn the colour is black and the opacity is 100% the angle is 90 degrees and check the use global light the distance is 5 pixels the spread is 0% and the size is zero pixels the contour is linear.

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