How Do You Smooth Lines in Photoshop?

How Do You Smooth Lines in Photoshop? [Answered]
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Adobe Photoshop is one of the most powerful image editing programs available.

With its multitude of tools and features, it allows users to create stunning visuals with ease.

One such feature is the ability to smooth out lines in an image using a combination of masking and blurring tools.

By using layers, layer masks, and blur filters, you can quickly make your images look more professional and polished without spending hours retouching them.

In this post, we’ll discuss how to use these features in Adobe Photoshop to achieve perfect line smoothing results every time.

How Do You Smooth Lines in Photoshop? [Answered]

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How to Smooth Lines in Photoshop

First, create a new layer. This layer will be used to apply the line smoothing effect.

Select the “Lasso” tool and draw a selection around the area you want to smooth out.

After you have made the selection, if necessary use the “Refine Edge” tool located on the right side of your screen to further refine the edges and make sure you have properly selected all parts of your desired area.

Next, go back to your layers panel and click on the layer mask icon located at the bottom of your menu bar.

A white box should appear over your current selection which indicates that it is now added as a mask in Photoshop.

With this mask active, any changes we now make will only affect the area within the selection.

To actually smooth out the lines, you will need to blur them. To do this, select “Filter” from the top menu bar and then choose “Blur”.

You may also want to experiment with other types of blurring filters such as Gaussian Blur or Motion Blur depending on your desired results.

Once applied, adjust the level of blurring until you are happy with how it looks.

Finally, flatten your image by selecting “Layer” in the top menu bar and then choosing “Flatten Image” from the drop-down menu.

This will combine all of your layers into one single image which is ready for saving or further editing.

Final Thoughts

By following these simple steps, you should now have a perfectly smoothed out line in no time at all!

With Photoshop’s powerful tools and features, anyone can create amazing results with ease. So get creative and start experimenting with line smoothing today.

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