Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a painterly look with the Diffuse filter, part of Photoshop for Designers: Filters.
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For this example I'm going to use the diffuse filter. …Multiple applications of the diffuse filter in combination with reduce noise …and smart sharpen and that's going to give me this result that we have here on …the right. Where, well it's difficult to describe …but it's not so far away from the effects that you might get using the oil paint …filter which we'll see later on in this course. …So let's just take a look at how this has been achieved. …And you can see from my list of smart filters, that I've applied the diffused …filter three times. Each time with the same settings.…
There are four different settings with diffuse, normal, darken only, lighten …only, and the one that I'm using- Anisotropic. …Yep, I didn't know what it meant either. But it's the one that works best. …That's all we need to know. And there are no further settings with …the Diffuse filter. So, we don't have many options. …If we want more, we just apply it a second or a date a third time. …And then here's where it gets interesting.…
- 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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