How to Create a Reticulation Effect in Photoshop


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Creating a reticulation effect

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 ...

Creating a reticulation effect
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Creating a reticulation effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Photoshop for Designers: Textures

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