The Swing Ride – Elements 11-12


Part 1

This was an image that I had thought of deleting but then I had a brainwave!   If we applied one of Elements Filters it could be changed into a painterly effect.  The sky was extremely bland, so before applying the effect we replaced the sky using Blend modes and Masking.

New Sky Before and After


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Part 2

Following on from Part 1 in this video we look at applying a painterly effect using a filter in Photoshop Elements in 11– 12.  Some of the tools used include Filters, Blend Modes, and Adjustment Layers.

The Swing Ride Finished


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4 replies
  1. judi
    judi says:

    I love everything about it !! I can’t believe you were thinking about deleting it ??? The subject and composition are so creative and the effect works so well !!!

    • davro
      davro says:

      Thanks Judi. It wasn’t sharp enough in the right places for what I had in mind and the sky was so bland, but then theres always plan B !!:)


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