To do image manipulation, background is a main element that can give your artwork more juicy. Now i show you how to create simple round radial effect just using filter in photoshop.
Create new document. Name it 'radial'. i just use normal size 640 x 480
use contrast colors for foreground and background. Mine use yellow and red.
Then go to Filter > Sketch > Halftone pattern.
I use default setting, and you can slide the bar until you get better result
Here's the result. Simple is'nt it.
You can add your favourite graphics to make your final artwork more interesting.
Open up yor photos, I use angelina Jolie as my photo. Then go to Photoshop's Save for Web command.
switch to the Eyedropper tool in the Save for Web's Toolbox,
Click on the background color you want to become transparent. i choose white with eyedropper tool
Then, just below the Color Table on the bottom right of the
dialog, click on the first icon, which creates transparency from your selected color , save the file and you're done.
To begin, lets choose your picture or you can choose whether its your boyfriend, hollywood celebrities or your lovely pet. I use brad pitt as my reference
choose filter > Blur > Smart Blur
at 'mode' option, choose edge only
slide the bar until you satisfid with the result
Your photos still in black background. You just need to choose Image > Adjustment and select inverse (mac shortcut : command + I )
Here's the final result. You can erased some messy lines with eraser tools .
Today i want to show you how easy to turn your photos into sephia mode. This effect is suitable to make your photo look classic.
open up your photo..i use nature as my theme
click image > adjustment > hue and saturation
hue and saturation pop up will appear. Please tick 'colorize'
your photos become sephia instantly..drag the slides until you get better result and suit your taste..