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Make a Pool Water Texture in Photoshop
Tutorials Textures and Patterns 3336 March 18th, 2018

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.

pool water texture photoshop tutorial

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"

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

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