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Tool Tip: Paint with the Smudge tool

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Tips & Tutorials, by Mark White
February 12, 2013

The Smudge tool is fantastic for paint effects, using the Thick Brushes in Photoshop

Smudge tool

Select the tool and duplicate your photo layer. Make sure Sample All Layers is ticked and Finger Painting isn’t in the Options bar.

In the Brushes palette, choose a tip from the Thick Heavy Brushes set, and brush over your image, following the object’s form.

  • The quality and content is great, and it is very quick and easy to follow along. I really look forward to seeing more.Thanks for sharing.

  • Cindy Wnter

    I am very keen to learn about smudge painting and would like to know how I can read the full tutorial.