My opinion? Photoshop just left Corel Painter in the dust…

I’ve been working a lot with Photoshop’s amazing, newly upgraded mixer brush tool. I’ve done quite a few paintings and I’m am consistently impressed with the tool’s “real feel”  interactive work flow.  How easily the mixer brush functionality can be customized is thrilling to me. I’ve been so inspired. The tool is so customizable I’ve even been able to add a little bit … Continue reading My opinion? Photoshop just left Corel Painter in the dust…

Create beautiful hand-painted backdrops using the Mixer Brush Tool in Photoshop (includes my personal mixer brush tool presets!)

I have completely submersed myself in the PS mixer brush tool and I’m loving it in here. It seems the trend in portrait photography is creating images that look and feel painterly. One way to achieve that painterly essence is by applying painterly textures and  using blending modes to seamlessly merge them with your digital portrait. … Continue reading Create beautiful hand-painted backdrops using the Mixer Brush Tool in Photoshop (includes my personal mixer brush tool presets!)

How to turn any image into a painting using the mixer brush tool, in Photoshop!

In this tutorial you will learn my technique for creating painted portraiture using the mixer brush tool in Photoshop! No art classes required! All you need is patience and the right brush. Here’s how! (If you cannot see the video embedded into the page you can view the video on youtube.com here…Direct Link to the … Continue reading How to turn any image into a painting using the mixer brush tool, in Photoshop!