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Create a Silhouette with Adobe Photoshop

Digital Asset Published 9/22/14 Last updated on 6/9/19

These files are resources intended for use with the workshop Up and Running with Adobe Photoshop CC.

Save the zipped file to a folder on your desktop and unzip the files, which you’ll use to complete the project.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

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Posted on 6/6/19 4:19:41 PM Permalink

It is a very practical exercise for someone who starts with Photoshop.

Anne C Smith

Posted on 5/22/19 1:15:47 PM Permalink

Thank you!​

Cortez William

Posted on 5/19/19 5:50:37 AM Permalink

​I'm happy that you share this silhouette effects. It will be an added attraction for students to use.

Carly Manhart

Posted on 4/7/19 3:19:38 AM Permalink


Becky Tessy

Posted on 4/4/19 1:34:39 PM Permalink

​This is really nice.

Stoyanka Veselinova

Posted on 4/3/19 3:19:51 PM Permalink

​Thank you very much

Aaron Kapala

Posted on 3/21/19 9:45:07 PM Permalink

​Thanks, this is great

Kundan Narendra

Posted on 3/19/19 4:05:37 PM Permalink

​Very good.

The final effect is amazing.

Thanks a lot.

Kimberly Dawson

Posted on 3/16/19 9:32:13 PM Permalink

​Valuable information, makes it easier to advance onto other projects.

Jason Kastner

Posted on 2/15/19 12:33:23 AM Permalink

I'm extremely excited to experiment further with my photography​

James Tyler

Posted on 1/31/19 1:45:43 PM Permalink


leonida ona

Posted on 1/28/19 3:59:52 PM Permalink

Thanks so much​

Jose solbiati

Posted on 1/10/19 9:38:38 PM Permalink

thank you!​

Ali Imam Reza

Posted on 12/26/18 6:42:16 AM Permalink

​great resources

Ahmed Belal

Posted on 11/15/18 10:41:35 AM Permalink

​Great! Silhouetting.

Gregory Todd

Posted on 10/18/18 1:42:33 AM Permalink

Thank you!​

Judy Durkin

Posted on 9/28/18 8:27:18 PM Permalink

​Thanks, Adobe.

Edward Bustillos

Posted on 8/19/18 6:59:30 AM Permalink

​learned new things on how to silhouette. Thanks so much.

juan lopez

Posted on 6/6/18 8:18:52 PM Permalink

Great! Silhouetting can be such an art!​

Laura Bowman

Posted on 4/8/18 12:18:08 AM Permalink

Thank you!​

Hiam Foon

Posted on 3/14/18 7:39:28 AM Permalink


Horacio Rosa

Posted on 1/15/18 12:49:13 PM Permalink


evan bush

Posted on 6/22/17 6:46:56 PM Permalink

​This was fun.

Tracey Moore

Posted on 4/28/17 5:56:47 PM Permalink

​I am looking forward to finally learning how to use Photoshop!

Consuelo Monsegur

Posted on 1/5/17 9:20:29 PM Permalink

​easy to append

Angelica Fernholz

Posted on 10/26/16 9:45:09 PM Permalink

​Looking forward to the fun!

Ben Riggin

Posted on 10/24/16 8:27:51 PM Permalink

​Coolio. I love faking out the eye of the viewer, as well as to inspire them to see things a new

Maria Del R. Colon

Posted on 4/7/16 6:16:34 AM Permalink

This was fun!

Scott Winland

Posted on 3/12/16 8:49:12 PM Permalink

Thanks for the resource. Looking forward to this tutorial...

Aaron Askew

Posted on 9/29/15 6:06:13 PM Permalink

this dope yo

Kevon Pope

Posted on 9/29/15 6:10:59 PM Permalink

darn right

Lesley Grove

Posted on 8/3/15 4:25:18 AM Permalink

Some great images, can't wait to get started

Phil Feain

Posted on 2/9/15 6:48:55 AM Permalink

Some good resources here and I can see my students modifying the task to create silhouettes of themselves like in the start of the movie Superbad with Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill. They would like this.

Pedro Perez

Posted on 1/26/15 5:30:32 AM Permalink

I can't wait to have some fun!!!!

Patrick Michalak

Posted on 1/24/15 5:40:56 PM Permalink

Looking forward to using files in first exercise.

Robyn Mortimer

Posted on 1/21/15 6:58:34 AM Permalink

Thank you. These files are really helpful.