Step 15 Create a solid colour layer and select a mid grey. Then select Filter > Noise > Add Noise and set the amount to 400 and the distribution to Uniform. Apply a Brush Strokes Spatter filter to the Noise layer with the default settings. Change the opacity to 15% and the blending mode to Overlay.
Now perform a Merge Visible everything on a new layer (Shift + Cmd/Ctrl + Alt + E) and apply the Selective Color preset, color.asv, which you can find on the Download Zone.
Step 16 To finish your artwork, create random selections around the artwork with the Lasso tool (L) and apply Filter > Pixelate > Color Halftone, Crystallize and Mosaic.
Ee Venn Soh
Who: Malaysian-born Ee Venn Soh loves to see technology from a design and psychological perspective and vice versa. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the self-taught and currently New Zealand-based professional digital artist and illustrator also boasts a formal education in Computer Science. Currently working as a developer and designer in a leading agency, he’s “obsessively passionate” in his work. You can catch him at work under his creative identity of EIII.
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS5
Time to complete: 7-8 hours
The resources for this tutorial may be downloaded from the Download Zone.