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Make a Pool Water Texture in Photoshop

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How to create a realistic pool water texture in Photoshop from scratch using filters and gradient colors. You can make any size water backgrounds using this easy Photoshop technique.

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Open a new PSD file. Create a layer called Water Texture.

Set the Foreground Color to #000000 and the Background Color to #ffffff .

Go to Filter > Render > Clouds.

Go to Filter > Sketch > Chrome.

Add a Gradient Map adjustment layer. The colors for the water gradient are: #000000 (location 0%), #268495 (location 41%) and #ffffff (location 100%)

If you want to adjust the contrast and the lightness, you can add a Levels adjustment.

If you want to adjust the color saturation, you can add a Vibrance adjustment.

Press Shift-Control-Alt-E to make a copy of the layers merged. Go to Filter > Other > High Pass.

Set the blend mode to Overlay.

Here is the pool water texture made in Photoshop from scratch.

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2 comment(s) for "Make a Pool Water Texture in Photoshop"

Carlos
Carlos
8:12 AM Monday, March 19, 2018
Me gusta este efecto de texto de agua, gracias! reply
Tony
Tony
9:40 AM Wednesday, March 21, 2018
the water texture is so easy to create, thank you for sharing reply

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