Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a single filter, part of Photoshop: Creative Effects and Filters (2012).
It seems to me that Photoshop offers an infinite range of possibilities for …applying creative effects to any of your images. …Of course the real challenge then becomes figuring out what you want to do and how …you're going to do it. One of the key ways that you can apply a …creative effect in Photoshop is through many of the artistic filters Let's take a …look at an example of how you might apply a filter effect to an image. …And I'm talking about just a single effect, just one thing that you are going …to do to an image in order to change its appearance, potentially very drastically.…
I have an image here that I'd like to add a distortion type of effect to. …And so I'm going to start off by making a copy of the Background Image layer. …The distortion effect I'll apply is certainly destructive. …It's changing the position of pixels throughout the image. …And so, I want to preserve the background image, so that if I decide …later that the effect wasn't exactly what I wanted, I still have the original image …
- Working with the Filter Gallery
- Creating a black-and-white effect
- Applying a vignette
- Adding motion blur
- Creating a painterly effect with Find Edges
- Smearing with Liquify
- Mapping the image with Trace Contour
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creative Fundamentals
2. Simple Effects
3. Basic Filter Effects
4. Slightly Wild Effects
5. Distorting the Image
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