How to make tattoo on body with Photoshop CS6

By | May 11, 2015

How to make tattoo on body with Photoshop Cs6. Today I will share a mini tutorial how to add tattoo effect on a person with Photoshop. In the last post “Making a tattoo with Photoshop“. I introduced make tattoo in Photoshop. But the last tutorial, I dont talk to “effect”. How to make tattoo effect on body ? This tutorial have tested in Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC.

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How to make tattoo on body with Photoshop Cs6

How to make tattoo on body with Photoshop Cs6

Step 1: Load the model and the tattoo image.

Open Model and Tattoo

Open Model and Tattoo in Photoshop

Step 2: Duplicate layer by right-click on the window model image.

Duplicate layer in Photoshop

Duplicate layer in Photoshop

Step 3 : We will desaturate the image, Ctrl + shift + u or image / adjustments / desaturate

desaturate the image in Photoshop

Desaturate the image in Photoshop

Step4: We will give to Filter / Blur / gussiano. I put 2.9. Iit is the image as seen in this picture. a little fuzzy, but very little.

gussiano image photoshop

Gussiano image in Photoshop

Step 5 : File / Save As or Shift + Ctrl + S, we keep the image Format: Photoshop PSD, PDD and named Copy to know which is the copy.
Save As

Step 6 : Then close the image store, now let the color and work on it will select the Move (V) tool and drag the image to the model, then give Ctrl + T to move the tattoo to your liking, you can be more large smaller, more inclined, etc.

move tattoo

Move tattoo in Photoshop

Step 7 : Then we press the Enter key to place.

Replace tattoo on body

Replace tattoo on body in Photoshop

Step 8: Multiply chop after him, leaving only the tattoo without the white background


Step 9 : We give to Filter / Blur / Blur More

Blur More tattoo model

Blur More tattoo model

Step 10: We will move to opacity, it is to taste, in my opinion I put about 70%

Adject opacity

Adject opacity in Photoshop

Step 11 : First, we go Filter / distort / Move, we move box appears, leave the default data, horizontal scale 10 , vertical scale 10 displacement map; selection of stretching. Areas not defined; selection in: Turn / Ok / us then open the window to seek, to apply the image we hold the beginning, that we select and open.


Step 12 : Filter / Shift or Ctrl + F. And see how fits between clothing and skin.

fits between clothing and skin

Fits between clothing and skin in Photoshop CS6

Step 13 : Then we add a vector mask, the bottom of the layers, selected in red.

add a vector mask

Add a vector mask in Photoshop

Step 14 : Chop the Brush tool (B), and this color in Black, We used to remove debris from the tattoo as well as on clothing, outside the area, etc.

Brush tool photoshop

Brush tool photoshop

Step 15: Deleting with the brush.

Deleting with the brush.

Deleting with the brush.

Step 16 : following Deleting


Step 17 : Deleting, almost..


Step 18 :The last, Merge down and ready, is the image lsita

add tattoo on body in photoshop

Add tattoo on body in photoshop

Thanks for your reading !
Have a good job.
In the next post, I will show how to remove a tatton on body with Photoshop

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Hello, I'm Hanna Kim. I love Photoshop and like designing web with Photoshop. I will try to post more tutorials. Please press LIKE or G+ button if this article is useful.

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