Creating Personalized Fine Art Natural Media Paintings From PhotosUsing Brushstrokes of the Masters to Create Your Own Masterpieces!
Open selected photo in Photoshop, Crop to relative proportion desiredPhoto: Grace by the Window Cropped Photo
Add brushstrokes to improve Photo (example: flowers added to view)Source Result added to Photo
Add border to windowBefore Window border added After Window border added
Adjust Colors with Auto Levels, recrop and stretch adjustmentsBefore Auto Levels, recropping After Auto Levels, recropping…
Use filters on portions of photo, such as extrusion tool After Extrusion (on cupboardsBefore extrusion and view)
Resize small for Corel Painter, open in Corel, Quick Clone file, Add brushstrokes—impressionists, etc.Photo resized from 11”x14” to Quick Clone with Van Gogh and2”x2.5” Impressionist brushstrokes added.
Reimport to Photoshop, addsignature, use other effects to adjust colors, etc.Before signature and Final composition: Afteradjustments signature and adjustments
Print on Canvas, Paint in Oil or AcrylicPrint on Canvas Finished Acrylic Painting