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Posterized Portrait Effect Action

This abstract effect can be achieved on any portrait and a precise background removal is not mandatory. With just a basic rough selection it’s enough so you can use portraits with difficult backgrounds as well.

The base of getting this effects for your portraits is layering. Layering multiple filters and combining them with blend modes you can create the outlines of the facial features and gradually build up the effect.

Using adjustments such as the Posterize or Threshold you can separate different details of the portrait and then apply filters to this areas in order to get the effect that you see on the preview.

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