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This chapter is from the book

Making a Photo Look Like an Oil Painting

No one’s proposing you start cranking out fake Rembrandts, but there’s something about brushstrokes on canvas that says high class. Try this with the family portrait and pretend you sat for a Dutch master.


  • 1.jpg With the Editor in Full Edit mode and an image open, choose Filter, Brush Strokes, Angled Strokes.
  • 2.jpg Adjust the Direction Balance, Stroke Length, and Sharpness sliders until you achieve a combination of settings you like.
  • 3.jpg When you see the desired effect in the Preview window, click OK.
  • 4.jpg Choose Filter, Texture, Texturizer.

  • 5.jpg From the Texture pop-up menu, choose Canvas.
  • 6.jpg Click OK.


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