Using the Displacement filter to add imperfections


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Using the Displacement filter to add imperfections

A photograph is a record of reality. Other than lens artifacts, a camera records everything with precision. Artists, on the other hand, are capable of, and often do, introduce small imperfections when rendering a scene. Straight lines wobble a bit. Circles are somewhat elliptical. Perspective is skewed. These visual flaws are part of the language of painting. Take a look at any Van Gogh, and you'll see an extreme example of what I'm talking about. We can inject a bit, or a lot, of imprecision into our image with the displacement filter. Let's see how.

What we're going to do here is almost make it as if we're looking through this image through some slightly imperfect glass. And it's going to make the image kind of have a little bit of a waviness in it. But you want to do it at a level that is very low, you don't want this to turn into a fun-house mirror. But the idea here is, is that we're just going to de-straighten, if that's a word, some of the lines withi...

Using the Displacement filter to add imperfections
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Using the Displacement filter to add imperfections provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by John Derry as part of the Digital Painting: Architecture

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Design
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Photoshop Wacom
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