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Photoshop® CS5: Top 100 Simplified® Tips & Tricks by Lynette Kent

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Chapter 9. Create Digital Artwork from Photographs

Even if you have never tried art in any form or claim you cannot draw a straight line, you can use Photoshop to draw line art, sketch a person or a building, create a painted portrait, or paint with oils and watercolors. You can replicate traditional art materials and techniques and see immediate results on your screen. And if you have worked with traditional materials and know how to draw and paint, you can find a whole new source of creativity as you experiment with different techniques. With digital art media, you can try all sorts of projects without wasting any paper products or paints. You can vary colors, mix media, copy, trace, or draw freehand, and even erase the results before anyone ...

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