PicsArt Blur Background| How To Blur Background in PicsArt

A Step by Step Tutorial to help you Blur your image’s background in PicsArt. A complete tutorial for PicsArt Blur Background Image.

Hello There! This is Daimary John and in this article, “PicsArt Blur Background Image”. We will learn,

  • What is PicsArt Blur Background Image? And,
  • How to blur background Image in PicsArt?

What is PicsArt Blur Background Image?

PicsArt Blur Background Image” or a “Bokeh Effect” created by using PicsArt is a method of creating a Blurred Background Effect in an image.

In camera’s, it’s actually known as a Portrait Mode. A portrait image of yours along with a blurred background.

How To Blur Background Image in PicsArt?

In order to Blur Background Image in PicsArt. Follow the Step by Step Instructions provided below.

Step 1 : Choose an image for your project.

Adorable Adult Beautiful

The image above is of a Beautiful Women in yellow shirt. We will try to blur her background, which are the curtains, chair and the wall.

Step 2 : Open the image in PicsArt.

Step 3 : Go to Effects Fx>Blur>Blur. The interface changes.

Go To Blur

We now get to see tons of options such as Blur, Lens Blur, Smart Blur, Motion Blur, Focal Zoom and the Radial Blur. Let’s get to know what they actually do and the purpose of each options.

(a) Blur : The “Blur” option blurs the whole image evenly.

PicsArt Blur

(b) Lens Blur : “Lens Blur” tries to mimic the blurriness created by the camera lens.

PicsArt Lens Blur

Similar to what happens when the camera shakes at the time we click a photo.

There are 3 different modes which can be used to further enhance your creativity.

These are Octagon, Rhombus and Triangle. These options can be used to define the glitters formed due to the Lens Blur.

(c) Smart Blur : “Smart Blur” option blurs the image in a Soft Manner.

PicsArt Smart Blur

When increased, your images start to look like Oil Painting.

(d) Motion Blur : Similar to Lens Blur.

PicsArt Motion Blur

You can create a blurry effect caused due to some kind of shakiness.

You can also control the distance between each blur or simply maintain a gap. And you can also control the Opacity and the Angle from where the Blur Effect generates.

(e) Focal Zoom : “Focal Zoom” can be used to Highlight a Particular Area of an Image.

PicsArt Focal Zoom

All you have to do is select an area using the selector and you’re done. You’ll notice the areas nearby (to the selection) to get deeper and blurred.

You can also control the Blur Radius, Size of the Selector, Hardness and obviously with the Opacity.

(f) Radial Blur : “Radial Blur” and the “Focal Blur” are very similar in terms of How they affect the image.

PicsArt Radial

While the Focal Blur affects in a Striking manner, the other affects in a Circular manner. They both work after you select a portion of an image.

Note : For our project, To blur the background of an image, we will be using the regular “Blur” tool. It’s much more easier. We don’t need a fancy equipment such as the Focal Zoom etc.

Step 4 : So now that we know about all the different types of Blur Effect that we can create using PicsArt. It’s now time for us to move ahead with our project.

Step 5 : Tap on “Blur” and increase the amount of blur according to your taste.

For an evenly balanced Effect. I would recommend you to start at ajround 10 and head towards as high as 25. At most. Well, all those varies person to person.

Step 6 : Now tap on the Eraser Icon above. The interface changes.

PicsArt Blur Background Eraser Icon

Step 7 : Zoom your image as much as possible and start to erase the main character as our prior is to blur the background.

Erase All the unwanted Blurred Areas

You can adjust the Size, Opacity and the Hardness of the Eraser by tapping on the Eraser icon, again.

Step 8 : Keep erasing until you are satisfied with the result. Take your time in doing it, there’s no need to be in a rush.

Step 9 : Once you are done with the Eraser Tool, you can go ahead and tap on the “Check mark (✓)” icon on the top right corner to save your work.

By following all the process and the steps above. You can easily blur the background of the image by using PicsArt. Below is a sample of the completed image.

PicsArt Blur Background Image

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Well, this was all in this post PicsArt Blur Background Image. I hope this tutorial, “PicsArt Blur Background Image” to be the one you were looking for. If you have any questions, feel free to comment down below.

If you want to increase your knowledge over PicsArt. You can read and learn more through the following links provided below.

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This tutorial is also available to watch on YouTube.

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