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Painting With Adobe Photoshop

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Learn how to reshape your photographs into expressive original art quickly and easily with Adobe® Photoshop® Hall-of-Famer Jack "Wow" Davis. Clients love artistic expressions of their family and pets, especially as large (profitable) gallery wraps or watercolor prints. Join Jack as he shows you simple step-by-step techniques for transforming your photos into gorgeous oils, pastels, watercolors and sketches – all by cloning and filtering your original photographs.

Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 14.0


  • Introduction
  • Why Do Expressive Painting
  • Adobe Bridge Setup & Image Optimizing
  • Jack's Painting Presets
  • Enhancing Source Images
  • Photo Hand Tinting & Workflow Options
  • Working with Brushes & Palettes - Part 1
  • Working with Brushes & Palettes - Part 2
  • Pattern Stamp Tool & Watercoloring - Part 1
  • Pattern Stamp Tool & Watercoloring - Part 2
  • Enhancing Methods of Watercolor Image
  • Creating Repeating Patterns
  • Actions, Layers & Filters for Sketching
  • Accessing Jack's Free Basic Presets
  • Smart Objects & Oil Paint Filter
  • Inverted Mask Trick & Q&A
  • Q&A
  • Mixer Brush & Parameters
  • Jack's Brushes & Brush Strokes
  • Secrets of the Mixer Brush
  • Still Life Painting with Mixer Brush
  • Still Life Underpainting
  • Final Blending of a Still Life
  • Print Discussion with Q&A
  • Snapshots for Painted Portraits
  • Painted Signature Stamps
  • Simple Portrait with Mixer Brush
  • Pet Portrait Overview
  • Enhancing in Camera Raw & Lightroom
  • Painting a Pet Portrait
  • Pet Portrait: Final Blending
  • Photo Prep for Watercolor Painting
  • Watercolor Painting of a Flower
  • More Enhancing & Embellishing of Images
  • The Liquify Tool & Sketching
  • Comic Book Action & Watercoloring
  • Changing Image Aspect Ratio
  • Framing Effects & 3rd Party Apps
  • 3rd Party Painting Filters
  • Final Q & A

Taught by

Jack Davis

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