Tracing the fine details in an image


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Tracing the fine details in an image

I am still working inside Colleen in Amsterdam.jpg. All I have done so far is to create a new layer and establish a few Mixer Brush settings that are most conducive to transforming a photograph into a painting. I've also selected the default Round Blunt Bristle brush and reduced the size my cursor to 3 pixels. I am going to go ahead and zoom in on Colleen's face here, and when transforming a photograph into a painting, I advise that you start by tracing the most recognizable elements first. That might sound common sense but you don't want to just be scrubbing over obvious edges inside the image.

So I am going to take it pretty slow and easy around, for example, the nose here in order to see if I can get this exactly right. Notice by the way, remember that is, that you have the option of rotating your canvas as you work here. So I'll go ahead and press the R key and drag the canvas, like so, in order to rotate it onscreen and that's going to work out better for me. Now I ...

Tracing the fine details in an image
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Tracing the fine details in an image 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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Photoshop
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