Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Suggestions for working with the Oil Paint filter, part of Photoshop for Designers: Filters.
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The Oil paint Filter new in CS6 is so easy to use and gives such good results …that it almost feels like cheating. You really can't go wrong. …I'd like to give you some simple ideas for working with the oil paint filter. …Beginning with this image which sort of already has a "paintily" feel about it. …I'm going to apply the oil paint filter. First of all I will convert to a smart …object, then come to oil paint, one of my big filters, one of the above the fold filters.…
And then it's really just a question of adjusting the setting until you find …something that you like. If I want to go for a light application …of the oil paint filter, I'm going to increase my cleanliness all the way and …I'm going to take down my styliliziation see what happens when I pump that …stylization up it becomes almost abstract. …And then I can also reduce the amount of shine. …Let's take a look at another example. The oil paint filter is fantastic for …breathing new life into images that didn't quite make it.…
- 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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