Add an artistic spin.
Explore using blur tools beyond creating motion or softening focus to reveal your artistic style.
Blur together a composite image.
You can blend a composite image with the radial and directional blur tool. Add motion and texture, or decrease background noise with radial blur.
Explore colours with blur.
Julieanne Kost uses blur to create her Colours of Place artwork using the Photoshop blur tool, distilling the colour palette of photos in her series.
● Save your favourite brush profiles as presets
● Experiment with brush sizes and blurring effects
● Convert your photos to Smart Objects before you begin adding a blurry effect
Blur tools in Photoshop open doors to artistic expression. Once you master how to blur the background of a photo, try each option under the blur tool individually. Add various blur effects and discover endless possibilities.