A few days ago, I have published “watercolor painting effect tutorial“. Hope you will have liked this useful tutorials. So today, I have selected a very simple and easy professional topic to make the glass in Photoshop CS5. This tutorial involves very simple techniques so that  beginners may also enjoy this fantastic and informative Photoshop tutorial. Let’s start out impressive but very simple glass tutorial.

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Tutorial details:

  • Program: Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • Difficulty: Beginner
  • Estimated Completion Time: 15 Mins

Learn How to Create a Glass in Photoshop CS5: Final Preview

Learn How to Create a Glass in Photoshop CS5

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Lets start to create our glass tutorial in Photoshop.

Step 1

First of all insert your picture in Photoshop as like in preview below:

Insert Picture in Photoshop

Step 2

Select Rectangular Marquee Tool (M) and select any part of the image as like in preview.

Rectangular Marquee Tool

Step 3

Press (Ctrl+J) to create a copy of selected area so that we will apply glass effect on a new layer.

Go to Filter > Distort > Glass.

Glass Setting Panel

Note: You can make glass with other option. Go to Filter > Artistic > Rough Pastels.

After applying these settings we have cool effect. You can see in preview below:

After Applying Glass Filter

Step 4

In this final step we applying the stroke for showing the glass outline.


Final Preview:

Learn How to Create a Glass in Photoshop CS5

OK, we have successfully create a realistic glass in Photoshop. I hope you will like this tutorial. If you have any question about this tutorial then feel free to share your question with us via comments.