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Digital Painting in Photoshop by Susan Ruddick Bloom

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CHAPTER 8

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Effects Using Third-party Software as Photoshop Plug-ins

Fig. 8-1 Vinyl Haven, Maine Harbor, painted with Alien Skin’s Snap Art Oil Painting.

Filters are great.They can enhance colors, contrast, and mood.They are easy and they are fun to use. They save time that would be better spent writing an action for Photoshop. In short, they are wonderful.

Having said all that, I must say that I seldom, if ever, use a filter universally on an image without some modification. I like to paint the effect on myself, where I want it. I really don’t want a global application of an effect.

Despite the huge range of filters available in Photoshop, which ...

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