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 […]

Toning an image using Color Lookup

There are many different ways in which we can tone images in Photoshop, but there is one we tend to overlook and this is the Color Lookup Adjustment layer. In this video we look at how we can tone an image using multiple layers of Color Lookup.     Some of the topics covered include:- - Adjustment […]