We continue our tutorial on how to use layer masks, the Brush tool, clipping masks for a painting in progress effect
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 …
A touch of texture in a brush stroke can make the early stages of a painting even more effective