Understanding that resolution is in the brush strokes


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Understanding that resolution is in the brush strokes

If you've ever reproduced a photograph with an inkjet printer, you have most likely learned the lesson that as output size increases greater image resolution is required. Most of us learned this lesson by printing the low-resolution image at a large size. The result is a blurry rendition of the image that looked sharp and crisp on screen. The prevailing rule of thumb is that a photograph destined for printing must contain sufficient resolution for output at a specific size. These are wise words when printing a photograph, but you'll be surprised to learn that you can cheat this supposed commandment when interpreting a photo into a painting.

Now I have got an image on screen that if this were going to be a photograph that was going to be printed, it's lacking in resolution, and I will show you what I mean. Let's go up close here. And you can see this is soft and blurry, and it just lacks quality. In fact, this was shot with an iPhone camera, so it's not a super high-res...

Understanding that resolution is in the brush strokes
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Understanding that resolution is in the brush strokes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Street Scene

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Design
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Photoshop
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