How to Add Glitch Effect to Photos in Photoshop Tutorial

In this photoshop photo effects tutorial, learn how to create a fun photo glitch effect using Marquee Tools, the Wave Filter, and more!

Glitch Effect Tutorial :

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Open up image

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Duplicate background layer

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Double click layer to open the blending options window

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Blend Only : Red Channel

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Again duplicate background layer, this time change blend only : Green and Blue Channels

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Scale cyan layer by width: 127%

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Now scale red layer by width: 111%

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now we need to create some glitch in the form of misplaced lines

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Take retangular marquee and draw selection lines randomly

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Select paint bucket tool and fill selection with white

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Save the file and similarly create 5 different random misplaced line effects

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Back to working project

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i already created 5 different lines for this glitch tutorial

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Place lines 1 into document

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Go to channels and CTRL+CLICK on thumbnail to select lines

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Go back to layers panel and select cyan

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Then click on add layer mask icon

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Now place Lines 2 and repeat the previous step

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But this time add layer mask to red layer

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Duplicate red layer

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Scale red copy by width: 110%

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Now place lines 3 and add layer mask for red copy

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Duplicate background layer

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Add ripple filter to the layer

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Keep amount: 93 and size: large

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Now add wind filter

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Keep method: blast and direction: left

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Take paint bucket and fill brighter areas with black

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Add noise to the layer

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Distribution: Gaussian, Amount: 14% with monochromatic

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Now place lines 4 and add layer mask to background copy

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Duplicate background layer for a final time

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Go to filter gallery and select ocean ripple

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Keep ripple size: 12 and magnitude: 11

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Add wave to current layer

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Keep wave type: sine and number of generations: 1

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Keep length, amplitude and scale as follows. Choose Repeat Edge Pixels

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Now scale current layer by width: 110%

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Place lines 5 and add layer mask to the layer

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we can delete these lines layer

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Now create glitch lines. Add new blank layer

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Fill with 50% grey

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Go to filter gallery and apply halftone pattern

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Keep size: 1, contrast: 50 and pattern type: line

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Change layer blending to screen and reduce opacity.

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Add curves and adjust midtones to reveal more lines

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You may apply curves to any layer with clipping mask

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Adjust colors with hue/saturation (optional)

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That’s it.

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i created action to this effect

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Firstly download and install the action in your photoshop

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Open image and click the play button to run the action

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With in seconds glitch effect will be added to the photo

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Download this action from my website

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