Painting and scaling very fine hairs


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Painting and scaling very fine hairs

I've saved the near-final version of my painting as Hair and shoulders.psd. At this point you can go one of two ways. You could decide you're going to paint in the background, which is entirely acceptable. I've got my Background layer turned off so that we can see the painting independently. But if you turn on the Background and leave the painting layer active, or if you want the background to be on a separate layer, you can go that route as well. Then paint in the background using the Mixer Brush. You'll probably want to use a bigger brush, because there is not a lot of information to retain here. I would suggest something in the neighborhood of 15 pixels, if you want to try that out, because I've done it before a few times now.

If you go back to my Photo paint variations.psd file, you'll see that each and every one of these variations here from early attempt, all the way up to second painting have the background painted in, which is one reason this time not to do...

Painting and scaling very fine hairs
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Painting and scaling very fine hairs provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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Design Photography
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