Part 3 of the tutorial for creating a photo illustration from a photograph covers methods of making a line art illustration effect using various Photoshop filters.
I tried out a watercolor filter in Filter Forge on this photograph of the Château de Chinon in France.
It can be frustrating having a lot of Photoshop brushes, but not remembering where they are or what they are. Here are a few suggestions for easier ways to view, find, and manage your brushes.
Topaz releases it’s new Adobe Photoshop filter, Clarity today. See before & after examples, plus get a special discount through May 31st, 2013.
Guide Guide is a free extension for Photoshop that quickly creates guides and grids. Find mid-points and create grids with margins, columns and gutters.
Chalkboard effect design is very big right now. It’s great for greeting cards, announcements and invitations. I’ve shared some of my favorite fonts and ornaments, both premium and free.
Links to resources for printing your photographs and digital projects.
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Learn to be a Layer Ninja with Matt Kloskowski’s book, Layers: The Complete Guide to Photoshop’s Most Powerful Feature (2nd Edition).