In this article, we have mentioned about how you can create Particle Dispersion effect in Photoshop CS6 on your computer.

How to Create Particle Dispersion Effect in Photoshop CS6

Here, below we have mentioned few steps which you can follow to create best particle Dispersion Effect using the Photoshop CS6 on your Computer. In this time, the Particle Dispersion effect has become very popular. It is simple to create such effect, and anyone can create this effect on their computer by following below mentioned steps.

To create this effect using the Photoshop CS6 on your computer, you need a few brushes, which I have mentioned below. Only you have to download below-mentioned brushes on your computer.

After downloading the brushes, you can easily load them using the brush tool in Photoshop. To create this beautiful effect, we have used a few brushes and layer masks. So, if you are also excited and want to create this beautiful effect to your, then you can follow below-mentioned steps to create particle dispersion effect in Photoshop CS6.

Here are the few steps to create particle dispersion effect in Photoshop CS6:

Step 1: First of all, load the picture in Photoshop, which you want to use to create particle Dispersion effect in Photoshop CS6

Step 2: Now, Create a Duplicate Layer of Background image by pressing the “Ctrl + J” keyboard key combination (You can also create duplicate layer by doing right click on Background image)

Step 3: Hide the “Top layer” and Select the Background layer. (Here, you can also create different background using the “Gradient Fill”)

Step 4: After creating the different background, you have to unhide the “Top Layer”. Then use the “Quick Selection Tool (W)” to select the object. (Take time to select the object perfectly). After selecting the object, click the “layer Mask” at the bottom right side of the screen.

Step 5: Right click on the recently created layer mask, and choose “Apply Layer Mask” option to combine both. After that, again do right click on the recently combined layer and choose “Duplicate Layer” option to create the duplicate layer. (You can also use “Ctrl + J” Key Combination to create duplicate layer). Here you can see two transparent layers in Photoshop screen.

Step 6: Now, you have to select the second transparent layer from the top. Then, Go to “Filter” and click on “Liquify” option. (You can also press “Shift + Ctrl + X” key combination to open Liquify window)

Step 7: After that, Select “Forward Warp Tool” and warp the object according to you. (Here, take time to warp perfectly for dispersion effect). When you’re done, click on the “OK” button.

Step 8: Here, you have to create “Layer Mask” with black. To create Layer Mask with Black, hold “Alt” keyboard key while clicking on Mask button. Now select the top layer and just simply click on the Layer Mask button to create the layer mask with white.

Step 9: After selecting the top layer, mask sure that your foreground color is set to black. Then, press “B” to select the brush tool. Here, you have to select a dispersion brush. (Here, you can choose anyone, you’d like to use.)

Step 10: After selecting the brush, open up the “Brush Panel”. Now, you can start adding the effect using the “Dispersion Brush”. (Here, you can rotate your brush to adjust effect) Once, you’re done. (You can use “]” to increase the size, or “[“ to decrease the size of brush )

Step 11: Select the Layer mask of the second layer from the top. To add Dispersion Effect, make sure that your foreground color is set to White.

After that, use Dispersion Brush to add dispersion effect to the photo. (Here, take time to add dispersion effect perfectly).
(Press “Ctrl + Alt +Z” to undo). You can also use another dispersion brush to add large particles.


Once you’re done, select the Mask of the top layer and make sure that your foreground color is set to “White”. Now, select the small brush with the soft edges and start masking out unnecessary parts of brushes from the object.

After that, you can also add some other effects according the requirement of the photo. Once you are done, press “Ctrl + Alt + S” to save edited the photo.

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