How to Create a Dreamy Matte Look using Curves You can create a dreamy, matte look to your image by simply adding a Curves Adjustment Layer. Move the y-axis point upwards as shown in the 1st screenshot. The 2nd Screenshot … continue reading.
Using the Glowing Edges Filter to Add Sketch Lines Add sketch lines to give your image a painted feel as shown in Screenshot 1 (the final screenshot shows the original image). To create this effect, start by duplicating your working … continue reading.
Using Radial Blur For Special Effects. You can create all kinds of interested effects using Radial Blur (Filter/Blur/Radial Blur). The 1st screenshot shows a Layer with white painted (above a photo, background layer). The 2nd Screenshot shows the effect of … continue reading.
Add more impact with a High Pass Filter Using a High Pass Filter with a large pixel radius is a great way to add impact to your image. The 1st screenshot shows the original image. Go to Filter/Other/High Pass and … continue reading.
The Power Of A Black & White Adjustment Layer Never underestimate the power of using a white brush set to Overlay blend mode! The 1st screenshot shows the original image. Using a Black & White Adjustment Layer is much better … continue reading.