Create a Mosaic Photo in Photoshop CS6

Edited by Freya, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

You're watching VisiHow! In this video, we are going to show you how you can add a mosaic effect to an image in Photoshop CS6 in Windows 7.

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    To begin, we should have Photoshop opened
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    Then, we either create a new document or open an existing one
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    There are other VisiHow videos on how to do that. We can see that a document has been opened in the tutorial. This is indicated by the tab on the left.
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    If we have multiple layers, we should ensure that we've selected the layer that we'll be working with on the right-hand side
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    We click "Filter"
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    We move down to "Pixelate"
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    We move the cursor across until we find "Mosaic..."
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    Clicking it will bring a pop-up window where we can preview a filter by clicking and dragging the image.
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    We can zoom in by clicking "+" on the right-hand side
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    We can zoom out with "-"
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    We can select the "Cell Size" value below
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    The cell size is the mosaic cell. We can drag the slider if we, for example, want it to be 122 squares. We will see that it will be like a color palette.
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    We can drag the slider left so that we see the outline of the image
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    We can also click the input box and type a number as well
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    Once we are satisfied with the results, we can click "OK" to apply the effect to the layer
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    Alternatively, we click "Cancel" to go back to how the layer was before
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