Photoshop Workbench 208: Creating A Pastel Painting From A Photograph
I'm constantly seeking ways to give my photographs the look of natural media paintings. More than any other type of painting, pastels have always captivated me----so you can imagine my enthusiasm when I came across Susan Ruddick Bloom's article on pastel painting in After Capture magazine ( http://www.aftercapture.com/ ). The article is an excerpt from her book, Digital Painting in Photoshop ( http://www.amazon.com/Digital-Painting-Photoshop-Susan-Ruddick/dp/0240811143 ). After exploring Susan's ideas, I just had to give them a try. In this edition of the Workbench, I'll introduce you to her techniques...
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