Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a reticulation effect, part of Photoshop for Designers: Textures (2011).
Reticulation is the formation of a network of wrinkles or cracks in the…photographic emulsion.…The Photoshop Reticulation filter works with your foreground and background…colors to give this kind of grainy look to your image and in my finished version…here I've achieved this effect by applying the Reticulation filter which gives…us that result and then adding a second layer on top and I've changed the Blend…mode of that second layer to Overlay, but Soft Light will also work giving us a…slightly softer result.…
So I'm going to switch over to the original image here and it's already been…converted for Smart Filters.…I have black as my foreground color.…Now I want to just apply this graininess that comes with reticulation with black.…But if I did want to introduce color into the image I could sample colors from…the image perhaps for my foreground and background colors.…But I'm going to come to the Filter menu down to Sketch and choose Reticulation.…I'm going to make my preview window smaller by pressing Command+Minus or…
- Using render filters
- Applying textures with the Texturizer filter
- Adding noise and film grain
- Matching grain when cloning
- Aging photos
- Blending textures with layer masks
- Applying texture to an uneven surface
- Creating texture brushes
- Building density with brush settings
- Applying texture to type
- Finding, downloading and installing actions
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: In the movie, "Finding, downloading, and installing actions" Nigel directs me to a page at Adobe.com that no longer exists to download a Photoshop action. What happened to it?
1. Patterns Versus Textures
Working with textures6m 52s
2. Using the Render Filters
3. Using the Texture Filters
4. Adding Noise and Grain
5. Aging Photos
6. Combining Textures with Blending Modes and Layer Masks
7. Creating Textures with Artistic and Sketch Filters
8. Creating Sampled Brushes
9. Type and Texture
10. Automating Textures
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