Before we start on our tutorial in how to make a cubism effect in photoshop, let us have a review in our Art History.
Cubism is the most influential, essential, Innovative form of art in the 20th century. It is a complete denial of conventional outset of beauty. It is a joint creation of two greatest painters Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque.
Cubism is the new manner of seeing things in art. Most of the subject is represented in Geometrical shapes and sometimes showing numerous perspectives of a particular image. It is like the subject is being constructed from many pictures taken from different angles.
Now let’s start our tutorial. You need your Photoshop and the picture you’re going to use.
The text tool and custom shapes tool are located at the left tool menu. If you want to be more creative, you can play with the opacity of each layer. You can also try out the patter overlay to gain texture.
You can adjust the color of each layer to make it more creative. Just go to Image then click adjustment then select hue/ saturation. With that, check Colorize then you can alter the color by adjusting the slider. You can add more than one adjustment layer.
Finally, you have your cubist image from an ordinary image. You can print and put it in a nice frame. In that way, you have your abstract painting without spending much.