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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Photoshop CS4 in 24 Hours by Kate Binder

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Chapter 16. Applying Filters to Turn Your Picture into Art

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Artistic Filters

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Brush Strokes Filters

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Sketch Filters

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In Hour 9, “Advanced Painting Techniques,” we looked at ways Photoshop’s filters can help you imitate real-life media, such as colored pencil sketches, oil and watercolor paintings, and chalk and charcoal drawings. Now it’s time to delve even deeper into Photoshop’s Artistic, Brush Strokes, and Sketch filters: 37 filters that you can apply alone or in combinations to turn a so-so image into a masterpiece. Every time I sit down to play with these filters, I achieve new results that delight me, and I hope ...

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