How to Add Realistic Tattoos to Your Body. Today I’ve decided to show you how to make the look of realistic tattoos in Photoshop. You can quickly create realistic looking tattoos using displacement maps, blend modes and effects (layer style) in adobe Photoshop. adding a realistic tattoo the easy way. So I hope you will enjoy this tutorial.
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How to Add Tattoos in Photoshop?
In this case, we’re going to look at one method I use for adding a tattoo to an image while making it look like it’s really a part of the original photo. Let’s get started!
First of all. Open up your selected photo/image in adobe Photoshop. In this case, I have selected this image, dragon tattoos. You can use any image, add tattoos.
Secondly. Press CTRL+J in order to copy the image, go to filter > blur > Gaussian blur. Radios 7 pixels. Feel free to set up the radios with your own self.
And. When you applied the Gaussian blur filter, then save/save as this into your desktop as Photoshop (PSD/PDD) and name it anything you want.
Also. Open the tattoos image in Photoshop, remove the background as I shown in the picture below. Click on channels tab, and hold CTRL, click on RGB, then remove/-delete the background. And right click on tattoos layer, and convert to smart object.
Adding a realistic tattoo the easy way with Photoshop. Well. When you removed the background of the tattoos, then move it into the model tab, Positioned your own.
Well. When you add tattoos to your model, then go to Filter > distort > displace and choose displacement map. Then change the blending mode to soft light.
And. Double click or click on add a layer style, and add color overlay like this.
And also. Add outer glow on tattoos. Outer glow structure should be like this.
Finally. You are done! Your image should now be complete, as shown below.
In addition. Give yourself tattoos on the body of the model, or add fake realistic tattoos using Photoshop. Add more tattoos on the shoulder/chest, as shown below.
That’s it – you’re done! Tell us what you think about this tutorial “How to add tattoos in Photoshop” for any questions and suggestions, fell free to ask me in the comment below, and we will answer your questions quickly, Thanks for following my tutorial.
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