Apply Pointillize Filter to Video in Photoshop CS6

Edited by Freya, Ash0hley, Eng

You're watching VisiHow. In this video, I'm going to show you how to add the Pointillize filter to a video clip on Photoshop CS6 on Windows 7.


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    As we can see, we already have a video imported. There is a preview in the center, a timeline at the bottom, and the layers on the right-hand side. Make sure you select the layer that we're going to be working with, and convert it to a smart object. I've shown you how to do that in another video. It's important to do this when adding another layer, because it will flatten the layer to one frame, instead of treating as a lot of individual frames.
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    Once you've done that, it will appear purple on the Timeline toward the bottom of the screen. Click on it to start editing it.
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    Go up to "Filter" at the top menu bar.
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    Hover the mouse over "Pixelate", and select "Pointillize". Now we will have a preview appear in a small box.
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    We can zoom out or in using the '-' and '+' symbols, or type in a percentage. I prefer 25%, which will usually show us the whole image.
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    We can drag and move the preview using the hand.
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    We can change the "Cell Size" by clicking and dragging the bar, or typing a number on the right-hand side. This will give the effect of a pointillist painting. It's meant to look abstract.
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    Once we are happy, press "OK" to apply it to our video. This is quite strange, but if we had a lot of colors moving, it might have a nice effect.
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    This is a VisiHow video, and I've just shown you how to apply a Pointillize filter over a video clip on Photoshop CS6 on Windows 7. If you have any quest, feel free to add them to the section below. We will do our best to get back to you.
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