Entries by davro

Painterly effect Pet Portrait Elements

A simple snap shot of our pet can be easily transformed into a painterly styled portrait. We first remove distractions, then paint in a new background and apply the painterly effect using Topaz Simplify. Some of the topics covered include:- - Layers - Shadows and Highlights - Spot Healing Tool - Paint Brush - Topaz Simplify […]

The Old Spanish Windmill

When I first looked at this image I felt it would look better in Black and White and with the sky darkened down slightly. On closer examination of the sky I could see some spots caused by dust on my camera sensor. It is important to remove these spots before darkening the sky otherwise they will show up […]