Learn how to use layer masks, the Brush tool, clipping masks and Selections to create a painting in progress
Create a still-life painting with essential Photoshop tools and techniques
In the steps below we explain the main techniques to use Photoshop to paint pictures. We have the ultimate guide to that all-important Brush tool in the latest issue, where we explore various brush tips, settings and presets. The print edition even comes with a bumper brush pack on the CD with over 600 free fantastic brushes!
To get you started in your quest to become a painting pro, practise a few of these essential skills:
1. Sketch it out
Start by using a …
Here’s a tutorial on how to make your own deep space scene with planet, demonstrated in Photoshop Elements 11 and applicable for all versions