Adding Hand-painted Details to an Auto-painting

Adding Hand-painted Details to an Auto-painting

By: Karen Bonaker

Walk through the steps of creating painterly photos with Painter Master Elite Karen Bonaker. She will demonstrate how to minimize photographic details and incorporate different media types. You will learn about:

  • where to find key tools in the Painter Essentials workspace including the floating color wheel, Photo Painting panel, and Navigator
  • how to open your reference image and make adjustments to size and color
  • using preset styles for sketch and illustration in the Auto-painting feature
  • painting by hand using the Soft Cloner brush to Bring back detail and fine edges and the Square chalk brush to soften some areas
  • adjusting the grain settings for your paper texture
  • adding a texture overlay using the Place option and adjusting the look using the layer composite method

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