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Create a Digital Painting from a Photograph in Photoshop CS6

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Photo Manipulation Using the Oil Paint Filter and Camera Raw

This video is about creating a digital painting effect from a Photograph.

The technique used makes use of several features of Photoshop and Camera Raw that are covered in previous videos.

Techniques Used

Noise Reduction using Camera Raw

The Oil Paint filter - new in Photoshop CS6. (Try the Pixel Bender plugin in previous versions of Photoshop.)

Color Lookup adjustment - new in Photoshop CS6.

How to create a Custom Border using refine edge / mask edge

How to merge visible layers in Photoshop

Using the Dodge and Burn tools

Using the Shadows and Highlights adjustment in creating a hyper real portrait

Unfinished Digital Painting