Learn How to Use the Crystalize Smart Filter


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Crystallizing pixels

One of the filter effects in Photoshop that is very simple and yet quite intriguing is the Crystallize filter. Let's take a look at how we can use this filter which includes only one option for changing it's behavior to create a variety of different effects in the photo. I'll go ahead and start by creating a Background Copy layer in order to protect my original Background Image layer, and so I'll drag the thumbnail. For the Background layer down to the Create New Layer button, down at the bottom of the Layers panel. That will create a background copy. But I also want to convert this Background Copy layer into a Smart Object.

So that the filter I apply will be applied as a Smart filter, and therefore I can always go back and fine-tune the result. So I'll choose Filter, followed by Convert for Smart Filters from the menu, and then I'll click OK in the confirmation dialog. And now, my Background Copy layer is a Smart Object. And that means I can apply ...

Crystallizing pixels
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Crystallizing pixels provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Tim Grey as part of the Photoshop Creative Effects and Filters

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