How to Mirror Image in Photoshop?

Mirror Image in Photoshop

In the previous Photoshop tutorial, you have learned to Flip Image in Photoshop. And, in today’s tutorial, you will learn to make Mirror Image in Photoshop, with the help of the flipping image Photoshop skill.

You can use this mirror image effect to create symmetrical designs in Photoshop. This effect is simple and easy to create. Mirror image will help design movie poster and album cover.

Mirror Image in Photoshop

Launch Adobe Photoshop and open an image of which you want to create Mirror Image. Then follow the below-mentioned easy to make the step-by-step process-

Step 1

Firstly, open the image as new document in Photoshop.

Open image in Photoshop
Step 2

After opening the image, I want to crop it. You can skip this step if you do not wish to crop your image. I have selected the Crop Tool from the Tool Panel. With the help of the Crop Tool, I will crop the image.

Select Crop Tool
Crop the image
Step 3

In this step, we will create a copy of the image. We will duplicate the layer. Go to Layer in the Menu Bar and select Duplicate Layer.

Select Duplicate Layer

A Duplicate Layer dialogue box will appear. In that dialogue box, you can give a name to your layer and click OK.

Create a Duplicate Layer
Create Duplicate Layer
Step 4

Now we will increase the canvas size. Go to Image in the Menu Bar and select Canvas Size.

In the Canvas Size dialogue box, increase the Width of the New Canvas Size. Enter the value same as that of the Current Size. Then select the side in the Anchor and click OK.

Increase the width of the canvas
Increase the Canvas Size
Step 5

Select the Move Tool from the Tool Panel. But, before that, make sure to select the duplicate layer of the image. With the help of the Move Tool, drag the image copy towards the increased canvas size.

Move the image
Step 6

In this step, we will Flip the Image in Photoshop.

Let the copy of the image layer be selected and go to Edit in Menu Bar. Hover the mouse on Transform and select Flip Horizontal.

Select Flip Horizontal
Mirror Image in Photoshop

These are the easy steps by following which you can make Mirror Image in Photoshop. With the help of this tutorial, you have learned How to Make a Mirror Image in Photoshop.

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