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Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio by Lindsay Adler

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Challenge 46. Become a Painter

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Turn your photograph into a painting, but don’t worry if photography is your only artistic ability—you can keep it simple! Using Photoshop brushes and a few easy techniques, you can make your image look like it is dripping with paint or as if it has been painted with sponges!

Inspiration

You can add textures and another layer of interest to your photos by making them look like paintings. This will help your images cross into the realm of fine art by giving them a mixed media feel, a cross between the reality of a photograph and the imagined reality of a painting. You could make your image look like a watercolor, spatter painting, or pastel.

Many traditionally trained photographers don’t use Photoshop ...

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