See how to use textures to “paint” in areas of a still life photograph. Details show the transformation of a plain photograph to artistic results. Masking techniques, too.
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This photographic design uses textures, overlays, masks and brushes. Have a peek at my layers to see how it was created.
Use digital masks with textures and clipping masks to create design elements. Stack several masks for a dimensional design. Throw in an overlay too!
In the 4th and Final part of this tutorial, we put together the line illustration and the color image and use watercolor brushes in the layer masks.
In part 1 of this 4 part tutorial you’ll find an overview of how to create this photo illustration effect using a color photograph with a line drawing effect.
Using grunge brushes in the Photoshop layer mask is a great way to add aging and distressing to elements of a digital collage. My favorite brush happens to be Free!
Clean up your highlight areas in a textured photograph to bring your image to life. Use layer masks and layer adjustments to brighten and reveal.
Sometimes it can be useful to lighten the center of a texture to give a vignetted effect to the edge. I tell you how here and give you a free download.
See how to use several different methods to create layer masks, plus get a free texture download.
How to quickly turn your layer mask on and off in the layer panel.