Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Oil Paint filter, part of Photoshop CC Image Optimization.
When I want to apply a creative effect to an image, I'll usually start off with the…filter gallery. But, there is a filter that I really like…for certain images that is not found in the filter gallery, and that's the Oil…Paint filter. The oil paint filter can work with eight…bit or 16 bit images, so it's unique in that sense as filters go.…But it is destructive by virtue of the fact that I'm working directly on pixels…unless I'm using a smart filter on a smart object.…And so my typical approach is to create a copy of my background image layer before…applying this filter effect. So I'll go ahead and drag the thumbnail…for my background image layer down to the Create New Layer button at the bottom of…the Layers panel, and then with that background copy active, I'll go to the…Filter menu and choose Oil Paint. That will bring up the Oil Paint dialog,…and you can see we have an oil paint type of effect here.…
Let's take a look at how we can control the affect here.…In the brush section, the first slider is stylization, as I increase stylization,…
- Configuring the Photoshop interface
- Basic RAW conversion
- Reviewing, refining, and resetting adjustments
- Cropping the image
- Improving tonality and color
- Using the Shadows/Highlights adjustment
- Dodging and burning
- Working with Curves
- Adding tints and vignettes
- Converting to black and white
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Basic Adjustments
Cropping the image7m 57s
3. Advanced Adjustments
4. Creative Adjustments
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