Oil Painting Effect in Photoshop | Photoshop Effect | Photoshop Tutorial

In this tutorial , you will learn how to give Oil painting effect to your photos in Photoshop. So just follow the steps and learn this easy method to create it for yourself . So let's get started!





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Steps on how to give this oil painting effect to your photos in Photoshop :-


  • So the first step is to create 2 duplicate copies of the image by pressing CTRL + J twice


duplicate layer in photoshop
After pressing CTRL + J twice
  • Now keeping the top most layer active if it is not then just click on it and then go to Filter and then other and then select High pass over there


High pass in photoshop
Go to Filter and then other and then select High pass over there
  • After that set the radius accordingly such that all the details of the image are visible and then click on OK


high pass photoshop
Set the Radius such that all the details are visible
  • Then change the blend mode of the layer to Overlay


change blend mode photoshop
Change the blend mode of the layer to Overlay

After changing blend mode to Overlay
  • Now press CTRL and click the layer below it which will give you selection of both the layers and then right click on the layer and select Merge layers over there


select multiple layers in photoshop
Press CTRL and click the layer below it to get the selection of both the layers

merge layer in photoshop
Right click on the layer and select Merge layers over there
  • Now go to Filter and then Sharpen and then select Unsharp mask over there


unsharp mask in photoshop
Go to Filter and then sharpen and then select Unsharp mask over there
  • Then set the following , Amount : 150% , Radius : 2px , Threshold : 0 levels and then click on OK


unsharp mask photoshop
Set the following and then click Ok
  • Now again go to Filter and then Stylize and then select Diffuse over there


diffuse in photoshop
Go to Filter and then stylize and then select Diffuse over there
  • Then select the Mode as Anisotropic and then click on OK


diffuse photoshop
Select mode as Anisotropic and then click Ok
  • Now rotate the image by 90 deg and then again apply the Diffuse filter with mode as Anisotropic


rotate image photoshop
Rotate Image by 90 Deg

Apply the same diffuse filter again and then set the mode as Anisotropic and then click on OK
  • After that rotate the image by 90 deg 3 more times which brings back the image to as it was earlier and after each rotation apply the Diffuse filter with Anisotropic mode expect for the last time as it was applied in the start


After rotating image by 90 deg 3 more times and applying diffuse after each rotation expect for the last
  • Now go to Filter and then noise and then select Reduce noise over there


reduce noise in photoshop
Go to Filter and then Noise and then select Reduce noise over there
  • Then set the following , Strength : 10 , Preserve details : 0% , Reduce color noise : 0% , Sharpen details : 0% and then click OK


reduce noise photoshop
Set the following and then click Ok
  • Now again go to Filter and then Sharpen and then select Unsharp mask over there and then set the following , Amount : 100% , Radius : 2px , Threshold : 0 levels and then click OK


Select Unsharp mask

unsharp mask in photoshop
Set the following and then click Ok
  • Then create a duplicate of the image by pressing CTRL + J


create duplicate of layer in photoshop
Create duplicate of the layer by pressing CTRL + J
  • Now go to Filter and then other and then select High pass over there and after that set the radius according to the Image so that all the details are visible and then click on OK and then change the Blend mode to Overlay


high pass in photoshop
Select High pass

high pass photoshop
Set radius accordingly so that all the details are visible and then click OK

change blend mode of layer in photoshop
Set the blend mode the layer to overlay
  • Now press CTRL and then select the layer below it which will select both the layers at the same time and then right click on the layer and select Merge Layers over there


select multiple layers in photoshop
Press CTRL and click the layer below it which will select both the layers

merge layers in photoshop
Then right click and select merge layers over there
  • Now again go to Filter and then noise and then Reduce noise over there and then set the following , Strength : 10 , Preserve details : 0 , Reduce color noise : 0 , Sharpen details : 0 and then click OK



reduce noise photoshop
Select Reduce Noise

reduce noise in photoshop
Set the following and then click Ok

So this will give you your Oil paint effect in Photoshop!



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