Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a hand-painted look using the Photocopy filter, part of Photoshop for Designers: Filters.
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To achieve this hand-painted effect from a photograph, I'm going to use the …Photocopy filter in combination with the Cutout filter and Surface Blur, and a few …other simply techniques. Let's just break down the end state, …first of all. And we can see that we have a layer of texture. …And that's achieved just by applying the notepaper filter and also, a layer effect …to apply a gradient overlay. And then, on top of that, we have the …chicken, itself. And the chicken has been masked, so that …we are not effecting or not seeing the background and also we've applied these filters.…
The filter gallery is a combination of cut-out and photocopy and then surface …blur just slightly simplifies the line work. …On top of those, we have two layers of color and just to finish the whole thing …off to boost the contrast we have a levels adjustments layer. …So I'm now gonna switch to the beginning state where I already have set up this …layer of texture. I've shown this technique in numerous …movies, so I don't want to just repeat myself again, so we're already at this point.…
- Understanding the importance of Smart Filters
- Sharpening with filters
- Creative use of filter blend modes
- Painting in the effect of a filter using filter masks
- Combining filters
Skill Level Intermediate
2. Sharpening: What Every Designer Needs to Know
3. Blurring for Effect
4. Artistic Filters
5. Brush Strokes Filters
6. Working with the Distort Filters
7. Effective Use of the Pixelate Filters
8. Using the Render Filters
9. Creative Use of the Sketch Filters
10. Working with the Stylize Filters
11. Using the Texture Filters
13. Applying Camera Raw as a Filter
12. Creative Use of the "Big" Filters
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