Adding Special Effects to your Photos with ParticleShop

Adding Special Effects to your Photos with ParticleShop

By Suzanne Smith

Get ready to take your photos to a whole new level of creativity and awesomeness! With ParticleShop brushes you can add incredible special effects like flames, starfields, streaks of light, wisps of smoke and so much more.

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to create a stunning image from an ordinary photo by using a PaintShop Pro script and several different ParticleShop brushes. We’ll give you an overview of the ParticleShop interface and show you how to adjust the different brush settings.

The ParticleShop plugin is available on the Painter website but can also be purchased directly from within PaintShop Pro X8 or X9 – just go to Help > Welcome and then click on the Get More tab to find special offers on ParticleShop.

Thanks for watching! We hope you found this tutorial helpful and we would love to hear your feedback in the Comments section below. And don’t forget to visit our social media pages and show us what you’ve learned by sharing your photos, videos and creative projects with us.

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Comments (3)

  • google_user Reply

    I have the same issues……finally got another monitor and like you l put the tutorials in a separate folder. I’m able to have an image up on one and bring up the tutorial on the other and start and stop either one while working on my image. Hope this will help you.

    October 12, 2016 at 6:07 pm
  • kay bowley Reply

    Wow a lot to take in!!!!!!!!! but very interesting hard to learn and remember

    October 1, 2016 at 4:31 am
    • © cookeydownunder Reply

      Hi Kay Bowley,
      It is a lot to take in, I have trouble remembering what I did yesterday, let alone all this as well.

      I am a Disabled Pensioner Kay, so what I do is save these videos to my hard drive and refer to them, to refresh my memory
      when I need to.

      It is very hard sometimes at my age to remember, so I need to keep all these little tricks at my disposal, however I have a lot
      of time to do this, not all people do.

      I hope I may have helped you in some way Kay.

      October 4, 2016 at 2:36 am

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