Howdy! Today we will create grainy effect on Mona Lisa picture in Photoshop. This is amazing technique, and you can do it easily in Photoshop. Before few days ago I searched about this topic but I couldn’t find out an authentic information about this effect for pictures. I did brainstorming and dug a way to make the Spray Painting effect. In this tutorial, I’m going to share my knowledge with you. So be attentive and readout this great information. I will convert Mona Liza picture into Spray Effect by using filter grain properties.
Image after Spray Painting
Steps to Create Grainy Effect on Mona Lisa Picture
Step 1: Open a Mona Lisa Picture
In our first step open a Mona Liza picture from the computer. For this purpose go to File -> Open from the main menu or press the command Ctrl + O. A new open window will expose in front of you. Here pick up the picture from a computer and do click on Open button.
Step 2: Make layer Via Copy for Sprayed Stroke
In the second step make a new copy layer for Spray Stroke. For this purpose press the command Ctrl + alt + J and give the name of a layer as “Sprayed Stroke”. After that go to Filter -> Filter Gallery or press the command Ctrl + Alt + F.
A new window will pop-up here go to Brush Stroke and pick up Sprayed Stroke. Here at the right side of window adjust the properties as Stroke length 3 and Spray Radius 2.
Step 3: Make Copy layer for Filter Spatter
Now in 3rd step make the new copy layer, so key down command Ctrl + Alt + J and enter the name of layer “Spatter”. After that go to Filter -> Filter Gallery from the main menu. Here in the new window select Spatter effect from Brush Stroke menu. Adjust the values of Spatter as Spray Radius 3, Smoothness 2. For more Spatter Effect see this http://www.photoshophelps.com/2015/09/09/photoshop-tutorials-spatter-or-cutout-effect-for-horse-picture/.
Step 4: Make Filter Grain Effect
At the last step make the new copy layer for Filter Grain. Press command Ctrl + Alt + J or Ctrl + J once more time and change the name of a layer as “Grain”. You will see the copy Gain layer will be produced in Layer Panel. After that go to Filter -> Filter Gallery again or press the command Ctrl + F. Here in new pop-up window go to Texture and pick up Gain effect. Manage the values as Intensity 20 and Contrast 60.
Finally, we have made a Mona Liza picture in spray painting just using Photoshop. I hope you will have understood it and do practical work at your end.
After discussion of this above tutorial, I conclude that you can make spray paint easily in Photoshop. We followed 4th steps to complete this effect. First of all opened a Mona Liza image from a computer. Made Sprayed Stroke, Spatter and Grain layers in Layer Panel and managed the properties of every effect. This was a complete procedure, I hope you will be enjoyed it and will do practical work on your own.